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My hands

My hands are small I know but.......

these hands can be lifted up to heaven as I sing praise,

join together in applause for a job well done,

rub the back of a child with comforting whispers to still the crying, 

hold hands,

dig in the dirt to plant food which will nourish,

work to provide an income, a meal, a clean house for my family,

grasp tight onto the shoulders in a hug to comfort a friend,

wipe away tears

wrap tight to show love

wipe away dirt, signs of a good day of playing outside, from the face of a toddler 

clean boo boo's

gathered and folded together in prayer

create art

write words which will comfort, inspire or bring affirmation

These hands which were created to work, may have a little dirt under the nails and may not be perfectly manicured, are what I have to offer. My hands and my heart....God use them. These hands, though small, in God's hands can do mighty things. Use me, oh God! 

"We are God's hands......"

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Happy Days

After reading the post title did you start singing this song?

Although, after watching this video, I did have to look up Scott Baio to see if first he was still alive and if so, was he as adorable as he was in the early 80's; this post isn't about the TV sitcom "Happy Days". No, this post is about finding just one thing in your day that made you happy. One small happy moment for one hundred days and posted to whichever social media you choose. 
My daughter told me about #100happydays just over a month ago and we decided to take the plunge. A couple of years ago I taken Ann Voskamp's challenge to find 1000 gifts and my practice of counting blessings has dwindled a bit. Time to step it up! There are blessings all around us but we must open our eyes to see them.  Since I don't have instagram - I don't have one of those fancy picture-taking-web connecting phones  -  so I decided to post my 100 happy days to my Facebook page. Counting blessing, seeking that ha…