Multitude Monday ~ One Thousand Gifts

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h give thanks to the LORD, call upon His name;
Make known His deeds among the peoples.
1 Chronicles 16:8

And so I continue to give thanks . . . .

341 ~ the hum of the sewing machine

342 ~ little ones gathered around to see what the sewing machine is creating

343 ~ big brother playing hide & seek with squealing younger ones

344 ~ warranty that repaired daughter’s camera at no charge

345 ~ a new candle filling the air with “Thanksgiving”

346 ~ a new girlie haircut

347 ~ a finger pulse oximeter we had in our home
to monitor our daughter with heart defects

348 ~ and the doctor who was wise and understanding
to approve it being in our home

349 ~ silliness

350 ~ youngest daughter learning to tie her shoes

351 ~ honey corn muffins made from scratch

352 ~ a month of my homeschool planner completed a month AHEAD!

353 ~ the anticipation & excitement of our boys deer hunting

354 ~ The Lord is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear?

355 ~ Sunday School teachers & pastors from my childhood

356 ~ Pastors, teachers & leaders in my life now

357 ~ My children’s Sunday School teachers

358  ~ the smell of Sunday dinner as we walk in the door after church

359 ~ another meal’s worth of brussel sprouts from the garden
(yes, we like brussel sprouts!)

360 ~ clean mopped floors, even if temporarily clean

361 ~ laughing over a misunderstanding

362 ~ defrosted & organized freezer

363 ~ leftovers – more food than some have all week

364 ~ Sunday afternoon nap – alone

365 ~ boxed cereals

366 ~ little girls making their own paper dolls

367 ~ looking forward to Advent

368 ~ the jar of tears Jesus keeps

369 ~ new decorating ideas to try

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Multitude Monday ~ One Thousand Gifts

  1. jodi November 22, 2010 at 10:16 pm Reply

    #341 – I’ve always thought to be one of the most comforting sounds, along with the gurgle of an electric tea kettle.

  2. [...] been bittersweet. Holding on to the past . . looking for the new normal.  Searching . . . jotting down gratitudes with an aching heart. Thankful still, for a decision made six years [...]

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