Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Happy Things

Hi Friends,

I hope you all enjoyed a 
Happy Mother's Day
And are walking joyfully through this new week

I stopped by one of our local Good Will stores today
I found this Longaberger Heart Basket

Longaberger baskets are signed
This one is from 2005
It is the Valentine Sweetheart Basket

It is in excellent shape
And still has the plastic separated liner
 And guess what I paid for it?

Yes, that's correct $2.25
I checked on ebay and found the same piece for $85.00
Not planning on selling it
But I was Happy to know I got a smokin' deal

AND...In other news

Some of you may know that I've had a desire
To become a Pastor for Many years
I don't necessarily want to lead a church
But I've wanted to head up women's programs
Be able to baptize and teach Bible studies etc.

It is true that many churches do not recognize women as Pastor's
But some do

Many years ago I began taking classes to become a Pastor
But I never finished, however I always wished I had

After Mark passed away I let many of my dreams die with him
Yet in recent months I have begun to feel led to 
Become involved in ministry again

I registered with a National Church

I just received my Credentials in the mail
I am a legal, licensed, registered Minister
I can marry, bury, baptize, etc
I received my certificate, license and clergy parking permit

Most people won't think this is a big deal
But friends

This is a Happy Day for Me

Now, may I encourage You to 
Find Happiness in something today


  1. Two wonderful joys Cindy. The great Longaberger find and that you got your certificate to become a Pastor. Good for you. You go girl you will be able to help so many with your kind and open heart.

  2. achieving a dream enhances your life

  3. Great find with the heart basket.

    Congrats on fulfilling a dream. May God bless you as you encourage others in Him.


  4. CONGRATULAIONS Cindy!! I am so excited for you and your dream to become a registered Minister. This is wonderful!! God Bless you as you lead and bless others on this journey.
    Love the basket too. You sure did get a great deal!!
    Hugs, CM

  5. Good for you to follow thru with your dream/goal!!! I hope you celebrated in some way!
    Nice find on the basket.
    Thank you so much for your prayers for my friend!

  6. Congratulations my dear friend. That is quite and accomplishment. I know that you now have the direction in which your life is to go. Bless you my dear. Hugs, Jo

  7. Hi there, I love the basket-oh my what a find! Congrat's on achieving one of your lifelong goals.
    I can see you ministering in hospitals.
    Have a great evening.
    Hugs, Noreen

  8. Great find Cindy. Just gotta love those thrift stores! Congratulations. It is always nice to hear when dreams come true :-)


  9. I have been to a Longaberger factory and bought one basket. I know what the cost. What a wonderful score! Congrats on receiving your license.

  10. Cindy! Congratulations my friend! I'm so proud of you. This is such exciting news and I know you will be a Blessing to many. And the heart basket that you found at such a great deal... good for you! I just love happy posts!


Hi Friend, I read and cherish every single comment you leave! You bring Joy to my heart! Blessings, Cindy