1000 Gifts

One Thousand of My Gifts

photo courtesy of Ann Voskamp www.aholyexperience.com Continuing my count of one thousand gifts, numbering each one. 53. Tears of grief and so much love 54. Crisp, clean sheets 55. Heavy down comforter pulled up to my chin 56. Sparkling trees in the morning sun 57. My mom’s chicken and dumplings 58. Mother/Daughter time…when I’m the…
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One Thousand of My Gifts

photo courtesy Ann Voskamp www.aholyexperience.com Continuing my count of one thousand gifts, numbering each one. 48. A true day of rest 49. Healthy children 50. Gently falling snow 51. Electric Mattress Pad for a warm bed 52. Singing “Softly and Tenderly Jesus is Calling” in church, a favorite
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One Thousand of My Gifts

photo courtesy of Ann Voskamp at www.aholyexperience.com Continuing my count of one thousand gifts, numbering each one. 39. Supper with my parents and sister, catching up. 40. Reminder of Ash Wednesday and HIS ultimate sacrifice 41. Excitement bubbling over for our annual Valentine’s Scavenger Hunt 42. Unexpected romance 43. Love note 44. Date night 45.…
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One Thousand of My Gifts

photo courtesy of Ann Voskamp www.aholyexperience.com Continuing my count of one thousand gifts, numbering each one. 33. Laughing with girlfriends til you cry 34. Surprised by Patrick’s solo in show choir and his vocal talent 35. Reagan coming out of her shell and playing great basketball 36. Reagan’s beaming smile after scoring basket 37. One-on-one…
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One Thousand of My Gifts

photo courtesy of Ann Voskamp at www.aholyexperience.com Continuing my count of one thousand gifts, numbering each one. 26. Enjoying extra time at home with Pat and kids due to snow days 27. Hearing great things about our school and teachers 28. Compliments – received and given 29. Quick, easy and delicious supper 30. Laughing 31.…
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One Thousand of My Gifts

photo courtesy of Ann Voskamp of www.aholyexperience.com Continuing my count of one thousand gifts, numbering each one. 20. Finding a new Pandora station to love- Piano music by Yiruma 21. Hearing Canon in D with ocean sounds 22. Lunch with a friend 23. Panera’s Broccoli Cheese Soup 24. Beauty of an Amaryllis on a dreary…
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One Thousand of My Gifts

photo courtesy of Ann Voskamp at www.aholyexperience.com Continuing my count of One Thousand Gifts, numbering each one. 1000 Gifts 16. Warm blackberry cobbler with ice cream 17. Ending the day with a glass of red wine 18. Forgotten money arriving in the mail 19. Getting dressed up for a night out
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One Thousand of My Gifts

photo courtesy of www.aholyexperience.com Continuing my count of One Thousand Gifts, numbering each one. 1000 Gifts 9. Getting back on the treadmill after holiday eating10. Downton Abbey Season 3 starting11. Watching Patrick play his first middle school basketball game12. Birthdays13. A clean house14. Giggling girls15. Answered prayers
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One Thousand of My Gifts

I have been following Ann Voskamp on Twitter and reading her blog for some time.  Last year I used her Page-A-Day calendar based on her book for my daily encouragement.  Her book, ONE THOUSAND GIFTS has been on my to-read list for at least a year.  (I know you are thinking, why haven’t you read…
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