Monday, September 7, 2009

Beginning... Today is Multitude Monday

1000 gifts Post number 1

1. I am overwhelmed by God's kindness in timing-- He has been so faithful over this last year and I have never felt far from his gentle hands-- even now

2. Sweet baby snuggles

3. My husband's tenderness

4. Ceiling fans

5. Quiet evenings before sunset

6. Cool breezes

7. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown Pictures by Clement Hurd

8. The voice of the young mouse

9. Neighbors to care for my parents like M

10. Friends like L who call just to see how we're doing...

11. Phone calls across the miles

12. My white adirondack chair

13. Crazy Love by Francis Chan

14. Quiet moments of reflecting on his goodness

15. A kind word

16. Friends coming to the front steps to pray with us-- so unexpected... I didn't know they loved us like that-- so humbling... incredible to see the body of Christ in action

17. sweet baby smiles

18. sweet daddy and baby daughter giggles... playing on the floor as I prepare the meal nearby

19. reading incredible books with my husband aloud

20. challengingly good conversations in our Sunday School class

21. Breathing a deep sigh of relief-- my life is not about me!!!! Hallelujah!

22. Music! Song in my head right now: It's all about you, Jesus... and all this is for you... for your glory and your name... it's not about me... as if you should do things my way... you are my desire and I surrender... to your ways!!

23. Leisurely walks

24. Exploring the uncharted path...

25. Challenging interval walks on crisp mornings

26. Releasing burdens I was never meant to carry

27. A shy wave from an older couple across the way

28. Greetings from a neighbor who doesn't talk much

29. The gentle chirp of the birds in the trees

30. Morning glories doing what they do best

31. Bright pink petunias

32. sweet little baby noises

33. Siblings playing on a bike

34. Beginning of Autumn!!!

35. The rustle of the leaves in the gentle breeze

36. The first smells from my autumn candles

37. Stretching my mind... learning how to put this button on here!! :) (Thank you to my husband for his help!!!)

holy experience


  1. What a wonderful beginning to your gratitude list. My heart felt so filled with joy just reading through it. You have such a lovely, grateful heart.

  2. Thank you for visiting my blog! I'll post the winner of the Starbucks gift card tomorrow, so check back!

    I'm so excited about Bloom!

    Blessings! Dawn

  3. Your list made me smile (especially Goodnight Moon!). Thanks for sharing your blessings with us!
    Holley - (in)courage