Thinking Blogger Award

Muddy Boots has honored me with the:

I am always glad to know that someone is enjoying my blog, that I am not blogging in vain. I always love when others receive the thinking blogger award because it always leads me to new and wonderful blogs. I hope you enjoy this selection of blogs which make me think.

  1. A Life Profound
  2. Blended Colors
  3. Joyful Noise
  4. Red Tin Heart
  5. Deus Audiam

I would share more about each one, but I’d like you to discover for yourselves why I enjoy these blogs so much. Each one has a niche and makes me think, experience, or appreciate different aspects of life.

For those of you wondering why I don’t display the Thinking Blogger Award on my sidebar, it is because these pretty shiny things distract me when I see my reflection in them. I’ve actually received this award before and displayed the icon for a day, but I kept looking at it. To avoid a struggle with pridefulness and to maintain the purpose of this blog, I cannot add much at all to my sidebar.

There are rules for those receiving the thinking blogger award. As always, you have the option to not participate. I completely respect that.

Rules are–
1. If, and only if, you get tagged, write a post with links to 5 blogs that make you think.
2. Link to this post so that people can easily find the exact origin of the meme.
3. Optional: Proudly display the Thinking Blogger Award with a link to the post that you wrote

Thanks again, Muddy Boots.

amanda ∞

9 thoughts on “Thinking Blogger Award

  1. yielded says:

    Amanda, I also chose not to have the Thinking Blogger award icon that you so generously gave me displayed on my sidebar!

    And I haven’t forgotten to pass it on, just not done yet:)

    I was really glad to see you over at my blog today! Regarding purging, it’s my turn to be quiet next week. I purpose to ignore my blog reader all week. Let’s see how it goes!

    I’ll miss you next week. Enjoy the peace.
    amanda

  2. Janelle says:

    Amanda,
    Thank you for your kind award. If I have anything to say that causes anyone to think, it’s God, and not me. I used to think I was so smart, and God continues to humble me so I know that “I’m not all that!”

    Pride is a stumbling block for me, and if I could (duh. . . ) I don’t think I should display the award. Although I will be glad to pass it on to the others who make me think. It may take a couple of days to get this done (just dropping in to thank you).

    I would, of course, give one right back to you, because you are one of my heroes. You inspire me to be better than I am, and that’s what makes you a hero to me.

    I love you.

    Well, then God gets the Thinking Bogger Award for what He has taught me through you!
    amanda

  3. (((((HUGS))))) sandi says:

    *CONGRATULATIONS!* on a well-deserved award!!!!! I love your purging entries too, btw. I desperately need to get rid of stuff, and I’m frustrated that it’s a much slower process than I expected it to be…. (((((HUGS))))) sandi

    It has been very slow going here, but I am focusing on developing a habit rather than getting it done quickly. My basement is the real scary place. I need to ebay or give away. 🙂
    amanda

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