Monday, April 18, 2011

Counting One Thousand Gifts



I'm continuing to count one thousand gifts with Ann Voskamp of Holy Experience.

#39 Sharing a hymnal with my friend Linda and her granddaughter Trinity as we sing "The Old Rugged Cross".

How I wish I had my camera with me at that moment!  Trinity sang clearly as she read each word.  Linda and I smiled as we sang along.

#40  My  husband Greg spent days fixing my computer and ...it's working!


I'm amazed at how much my blogging friends have come to mean to me.  I miss visiting all of your blogs.  I hope to be back again soon.

#41 Seeing our youngest three year old student finally learning to write his letters.  Way to go Evan!

#42  Beautiful roses in bloom

On my way to work, I pass a field with the most amazing rose bushes of all colors.  They posted a sign recently.  You can pick a dozen roses for yourself and it costs $8.

#43  A wonderful co-worker named Heidi

Heidi has been such a joy for me to work with.  She always has a smile and I love that we work so well together.

#44  A great carpool buddy

Tara and I come from different worlds in so many ways and yet ...we've become fast friends.  I love to discuss life and really listen to her views and thoughts.  We appreciate the differences and yet also find much in common.

I'm a bit late in posting but I didn't want to miss out on counting my blessings.  No matter how challenging life may be, there's always much for which I can be thankful.

Blessings and love,

7 comments:

  1. I love coming to visit and read your 1000 gifts posts. I've missed you. Praying you are doing well my friend.

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  2. The Old Rugged Cross is one of my most absolute favorite hymns. I hope we sing it on Easter!

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  3. Sometimes it is even more of a blessing to recognize the gifts in the midst of the challenges! May your week be blessed~
    Joanne xo

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  4. Just popped over from Ann's (I can't read all of the links, but I try to read a few each week!) Enjoyed the encouragement of your list...thanks for sharing your life!

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  5. Isn't it just so much fun to
    stop and think about all we
    have to be thankful to Him
    for? Love your sweet list.
    Blessings & Love,
    Sandy

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  6. What a great idea. I just saw this for the first time today, or at least it's the first time I realized what you were actually doing. 1000 things to be thankful for....I love it.

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  7. ...just stopping by to say hello my friend! (oh, it is always limited blog reading/visiting time! ...I finally caught up on my return visits to others so that I could say thank you for their visits.) Even though I have not been by in awhile, I think of you and pray that you are having a blessed day!
    Blessings & Aloha!

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