I reached number 1000 in my gratitude journal this week!
I will, of course, keep counting.
I will keep looking for the love notes that He leaves all around for me to find, right here in my real life.
My continuing gratitude list " #985-#1003
-cinnamon rolls from my sis-in-law
-my new gauzy skirt with my favorite boots
-God’s dealings in my own heart
-phone chat with my oldest brother
-baby granddaughter sleepover.. her bathed and in her pjs, snuggling in bed with us watching Despicable Me
-dancing to Fernando Ortega’s Sing to the Living God with same baby granddaughter
-an afternoon antiquing with my friend
-the smell of coffee brewing in the morning
-precious time with God in our church’s prayer room
-Hubs able to fix our washer
-baby granddaughter and I skyping with far away daughter and oldest granddaughter and only grandson
-phone call with my sister
-a hurting family’s little girl received a “cancer-free” report!
**NUMBER 1000**-all missionaries and military personnel in Japan related to people in our church were unharmed
(praying for the many, many, many who have suffered such loss…)
-wonderful date day with the Hubs
-a rainy Saturday morning home alone, cleaning and puttering around the house, worship music playing…suddenly I realize that the heaviness since Mama’s death has lifted and I am feeling His Presence and joy!
-a great Sunday with our church family