Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Taking Time to Count All Our Blessings

Screen shot 2014-02-05 at 10.08.19 PMPublished January 2014: The Messenger – Faith: A Fresh Take

Taking Time to Count All Our Blessings

(Editor’s note: Maybe it’s January, but it’s always a good time to count our blessings. Here’s a column by a freelance writer and college instructor reminding us of what being grateful means.)

When I was little, Christmas was my favorite time of year. It was the anticipation of spending time with my family, the excitement over gift giving and the nervousness of holiday plays and church programs. For me, the main events always lived up to the anticipation. But, I’m not so little anymore. Continue reading


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