Monday, April 18, 2011

One Thousand Gifts (part 9)

Inspired by Ann Voskamp's book One Thousand Gifts, I've been making my own list of everyday gifts. God gifts. Starting at one and continuing to 1,000 here is my journey of gratitude. With Spring in our midst the earth is abundant with His beauty! I see it everywhere and wish I could capture it all!


95. Cupboards and fridge full of good food after trip to grocery store


96. 70 degrees and sunny!


97. pansies to plant



98-101. slippery slugs, Winter fireflies, field guides and blowing bubbles









102. squiggly wriggly writhing earthworms







103. flip-flops with newly painted toes


104. evening walk with family


105. daughter's goodnight "Nigh-nigh!"


106. new coffee mug and joy of winning it thanks to Heather at Mattern Family's Storybook Adventures!


107. little spider hiding in school book turned pet for a day


108. page-turner books that inspire


109. coffee, encouragement and laughter with friends


110. son saying prayer for ambulance rushing past


111-118. day at the park: statues, formal gardens, peacocks, poly wogs, chickens and bird's nest and blue skies













119. laughing so hard that fat happy tears come rolling down


120. encouraging heartfelt words from dear friend


121. new friends


122. MOPS meeting: teacups, tea cakes and words of encouragement


123. iced coffee on sunny day



...more to come






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5 comments:

  1. What a beautiful list... and wonderful photos! All of that nature and observing and learning looks like so much fun! I love laughing so hard it is like I am crying... and you feel like you can barely breathe! lol

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  2. Beautiful photos! I have two little boys too! :)

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  3. Wonderful photos....love the peacock!

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  4. I love your bugs and worms and slugs... My kids love nature like yours do!

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