Taking a moment to count a few random blessings.
Thank you Lord for "today" and all the "moments" in between.
For this gift 29 years ago today!
..and this gift 27 years ago last week!
Happy birth days dear sons of ours.
That a relationship is being restored
and redeemed. Our prayers are being answered!
That a surgery went well and "she's" on the road to recovery now.
for an extraordinary big bowl of vanilla ice cream with chocolate chips tossed on top-
in the middle of an ordinary hot afternoon.
That call from Dixon and
her sunshine voice.
across the pond- yet close at heart.
For the little grey hen determined to
mother the mountain of eggs.
And the baby chicklet getting new wing feathers.
For so many tigerlilies and their rust
on my arms and clothes that tell the world
"how we met today."
For thee artistic spiders on our porch who weave and point
to God's absolute awesome-ness!
For sweet tea cooked on an olde chevy....
Ice that comes out of the door on the refrigerator,
and the cold air blowing through the vents in our old farmhouse- I am thankful.
For how comfortable Myguy and I are twogether.
For friendship in marriage
and especially his whisker rubs on my cheek.
The growing scent of stargazer's permeating our backyard;
sweet love gifted from my Trentobean.
For the 4 little questions in my study this morning, and how they brought a fresh perspective.
1. Who am I?
2. Where did I come from?
3. Why am I here?
4. Where are you going?
For discernment to guard my heart from someone who thinks they know it... and don't.
Courage to stand for God's truth.
For a big girl appetite to feed on the word.
The new washing machine that spins like a top without walking across the bathroom floor
like the old one would.
Godly friends, family, books, studies, songs and encouragers who point me to my Savior.
The yellow pepper so close to being picked.
Platefuls of vine ripened tomatoes and a shaker of salt.
Cukes and zukes by the basketful.
And her recipe to add carrots to the bread and drizzle with lemon icing!
Angel trumpets by the light of the moon. Owwwwwww!
Walking through the garden at night... so much peace.
How the hummingbird moth's "eyes" glow; just like a deer in headlights.
The new slippery white sheets on our featherbed... so cool and comfy.
Playing frisbee with Francois and how pleased he looks when he catches it.
How Addie gets jealous coz she loves me more.
That the red line running up Myguy's arm disappeared and his infection seems gone.
For antibiodics and good health.
The steady loud ticking of the REDEEMED clock.
A Sisterbear giggle.
For the two pounds down.. towards my goal to "maintain."
For text messages, notes n emails that sweeten my every- little- extra-ordinary day.
For that one dark cloud that came over our house, barn and pasture and garden and then
rained all over on us!--
finding out "she" lifted up a prayer that we would get rain.
Thank you Lord for the shower
and praying friends too.
For photography, and the joy it brings my soul.
For dragonflies all over our pasture, and this one
over my head on the power line at Angelmother's while watering her flowers. (sigh)
For special Alohas and her sharing what she's learned
to pour into me.
For the share from sweet Sarah of her dragonfly visit too- so many blessings
gift this little life of mine. All because of You O God.
Thank You Lord for all these things and so much more...
Thank you for my every