Thursday, October 18, 2012
Random Blessings 47
Stopping to count a few random blessings this beautiful day....
Thank You God for this moment.
--For sleeping me better-- quieting my thoughts... to drift into sweet slumber with less mulling over of a day.
--For this 48 year old body thats aging closer to you Jesus..
I know ... I'm strongest; body n soul... when abiding with You.
--Thank you for the health and wellness of my Mike, Trent, Kayla, Alyssa, Blaine, Carter, Tony, and Shell. I love em God!!!!!!! and thank you for these people to love and who even love me too.
-Thank you God for keeping them... and growing them every day closer to You!
-For the loud, arm out the whole door wave of the universal I love you sign he gave..so openly... freely.
--Thank you for my tribe. Mil and Fil, Dad, Don, sisters- blood n adopted! (that path crossed by You!) - brother in law, for 2 brothers, sister in laws, nieces, nephews, all the great nieces n nephews..Aunties, Uncles...cousins... Thank you God for each and every single one. I love them all God... even though so scattered... from here to there. You know each one and I thank you for connecting us together. -The bond of blood, ... and hearts.
--For so much friendship... these people Father who you put in my life that make it so great God.
Amazing great! For the close ones who decorate my every little, real life days with their colorful zany ways. And for some I've never even met in person... but know because of this box I write into... - thank you God.
--For my Floridian mentor who's so kind... caring... and seems so patient! She listens hard, and in her mentor way is always pointing me back to You. Thank you for her God.
--For the love of my earthly life- he's so kind, gentle with me and good. Thank you for his strong arms that wrap me up and how he protects me. Thanks for being the top of our love triangle God; and how the closer we both get to You, the closer we get into eachother.
--For his words, "Scoot closer," and how he pulled me tight down I-40.
--For the double dip peanut butter cup... in cups. So sweet God. Treats I take for granted.
--That Artist girl wants to go to Gramma Lea's almost every morning.
Thank you for such sweet innocense.
--And for the beautiful note from my Kayla discovered in the tupperware. Thank You God... for the love she wrote right into me.
--For the purple wrapped Debbie-joybuzz. How she took such care... and time to make me feel not only special but to point me up to you. Thank you God for such gift. I'm reminded today of the countless times together at the alter. Time spent on our knees before you Lord. How grateful I am. You taught me there to tune out the world and focus on you. I always felt you there... and again through her gift of friendship. Thank You.
--For tears... both happy and sad.
Sweet release... and that fresh washing.
How your word lately brings something I can't explain ... and often makes me cry now?? I don't understand it... but have this feeling when it happens that something bigger is going on deep in my soul.
--For the moth in morning glory star. Seeking your light... just like me.
For your gentle reminder to put you first and keep you there. --That moth n rust don't last even though I can't help but think rust is beautiful; ...and love rusty junque... and real wool sweaters. ---Help me always to put you first. Because "you" last and heaven's close... thank you God.
--for LOL. That good medicine around here.
--Thank you for this old farmhouse with the buckling living room floor, and dirty white paint.
So warm in winter and cool in summer. The beautiful flushing toilets and hot soapy showers. For all my gadgets I think I need like blowdryers, flatirons, and callus removers... thanks God. My needs are all met... and so many luxuries too.
How Spirit leans on me... when I brush Violet.
And how Brussel Sprout begs for a treat of apple or pear. So much animal love..
How the plump banty hen follows me into the tackroom.. watiting for the sweet feed to spill. It's such a small thing in my everyday that makes life grand!
How 2 buzzards hung out together in the olde tree as I drove by and funny thoughts of me and my dear friend. lol
That Charlie passed her test, -- thank you God.
For being the lifter upper of our heads :)
For the most amazing clouds at dusk... and how the sun looked like a red ball going down over the treetops. I wanted it to stay ... just like that. But you're always moving. And moving me along too.
Thank you for being my crazy-good God.
"O LORD, our LORD, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! I will praise thee O LORD, with my whole heart; I will show forth all thy marvellous works. I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing praise to thy name, O thou most High. " Psalm 8:9 Psalm 9: 1-2