On this page I will be posting a few of the gifts God leaves me as I go through each of my days. You can get more information by clicking the link above

Thank you Lord for the  gifts you leave for me sprinkled throughout each of my days…

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#821 Peace in the stormMatthew 14:25-33

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#819 Trees of Gold

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20141006_182844 #813 The Gift of my eyesight, #812 Gods faithfulness #811 God’s strength, #810 God’s love, #809 God’s protection

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#806 a day with a special old friend,  #805 My parents

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#802 Butterflies

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#801 Little kids faces covered in melted ice cream, #800 God’s word to remind me of his love I will take refuge in the shadow of your wings until the disaster has passed.~ Psalm 57:1, #799 Special K Fruit and Yogurt cereal… actually all Special K Cereal, I love it and thankful I can eat it every day if I want to, and I usually do 🙂

#798 hope,  #797 a fun day at the women’s retreat which was also good for my soul, #796 a joyful email from a friend, #795 My grandson is going to be ok,  

#794 the first sign that Spring has sprung, my favorite flower 🙂

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#777 Fall in Missouri

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#775 Buzz & Woody20131031_171357_133#774 cute little backseat riders #773 the ladies in study group #772 a job I love  

#771 Birthday dessert turning 50’s not so bad

20131025_171013 #770 sleeping little Bre with Kb snuggled in by her  #769 backyard friends

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#768 putting away old stuff and realizing it was preparation for this moment, #767 New born babies, #766 A stranger in the gas station, 

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#761 the purple field of flowers that gave me peace

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#760  The lovely rose bushes that great me at my church each morning20130521_145353-1#759 A woodpecker staring down at me …yes he is here, look really hard and you will find him

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#758 New life over the light in my back yard

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#757 Even a bug can be beautiful

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#754 My little buddy the bird watcher

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#753 The smile a spaghetti taco brought to my granddaughter’s face

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#751 The way a flower will grow in a place where we think it could not possibly grow

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#746  The way the dew was on the grass glistening in the sun this morning

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#744  a visit with my parents  #743  Twelve children have new sponsors #742 The way the fog hung down over the flooded waterways this morning on the drive to school

#741 Spring has finally sprung

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#740 Cool Clouds 

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#739 snuggle time,  #738  feather pillows, #737  completed work,  #736 a friend who swoop in and know just what to say at the right time,  #735 rolling over in bed and using my husbands pillow I can smell him on it and that makes me thankful that I have him,  #734 unexpected babysitting.  #733 coming into Kristin’s house and seeing her boys faces light up when they see me 🙂 #732  another beautiful sunrise 

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#730 A grape ice cream soda float

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#729 That God has put me in such a lovely place 

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#728 A morning drive through a winter wonderland that was created by God 

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#723  I love the way the snow hangs in the branches of the trees in my backyard20130324_140254

#722 knowing I am loved #721 a hand to hold,  #720 the sound of a bird chirping loudly in the snow as if it were a beautiful Spring day, #719  lazing around in my bed two days in a row discovering the television for the first time in a long time

#718 dinner with my family, #717 riding on the doot doot Gavin and Mason style, #716 reading with Bre reading beside me, #715  My lovely daughters,#714  my handsome son

#713 home sweet home which somehow now seems way to big, #712 my family and friends I missed while I was over there, #711 the new friends I made, #710 rolls and rolls of thick fluffy toilet paper,#709  not needing mosquito spray, #708 learning that I do not need makeup and perfect hair, #707 clear water, #706 taking a shower with my mouth open aka singing in the shower, #705 brushing my teeth with tap water, #704 my own clean bed,#703 lettuce, #702  Bart and Kb meeting us at the door

#701 looking around the airport and thinking how blessed I was to spend the week with these precious people who are now my family who I love so much

 #700 A beautiful sunset a wonderful ending to a perfect day, 885950_3951630608998_340401236_o

#609 Traffic Jams, #608 Sean’s funny stories,

#607 Meeting my precious Thierry,20130308_135536

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#605 playing in the ocean,#604  learning to play soccer, #603 sharing headphones and listening to music, #602 Beautiful brown eyes,#601 Mwen renmen ou, #600 hugs,

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#598 watching the joy as my friends meet their sponsored children,#597 a beautiful view, #596 Coca Cola, #595 cheese crackers, #5904loving my new friends, #593 Shrimp spaghetti, #592 a little girl in a red sweatshirt

#591  another boat ride in the dark #590  watching the Klines surprise meeting with their sponsor child #589 a little girl in a mint green dress named Rose who picked me to sponsor her #588 looking across the room and seeing the look of joy on my husbands face   #587 watching a soccer game Haitian style #586 Walking on a path on a hidden island in the Carribbean hearing the voices of children singing “welcome, welcome” in Creole 

#585 seeing the blessing I would have missed had I not gotten into the boat DSCN0218#584 getting into the boat for the most fun I have had in forever waves crashing into my face #583 I laughing so hard my stomach hurt #582  my new spitting friend Marti :))  #581 a little girl who took care of me by catching me off guard and wiping the sweat off my face

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#579  pouring rain, #578 children laughing, 

#577 The best day ever 🙂 #576 a beautiful Lady who invited us into her home and her laughing playing children #575 a carrot #574 receiving a note from a sweet Haitian boy #573 Christmas Ornament toy, #572  beautiful voices of mothers singing, #571 a gift from the heart

#570 beautiful children singing in pretty pink shirts  

DSCN0140#569  the sound of the birds chirping louder than I have ever heard #568 roosters crowing at 11:50 pm #567  Dinner and a nice place to sleep  #566  a 3 hour ride turned 6 hours sharing that experience with new friends #565  being born in the United States  #564 That I am riding inside of a nice bus and not on the streets of Haiti #563 not being arrested in Haiti 😀  

#562 Lunch overlooking a beautiful view in Haiti,DSCN0081

 #561 getting through Haiti airport smoothly,#560  a nice plane ride in an isle seat

#559 Airplane rides, #558 dinner with new friends, #557 cheezits, #556 another new city, #555  3 more children having sponsors,

#554 A friend to pray with, #553 When anxiety was great within me your consolation brought me joy Psalms 94:19, #552 my husbands smile,  #551 An email saying things are going well in Africa and feeling the joy of the writer, #550 My church family, 

#549 Sunrise over a light dusting of snow

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#548 My morning ride to school with Bre I just love listening to her talk, #547  pretty jewelry, #546 My new job, #545 getting to know a new friend, #544 snuggle time, 

#543  Having Bible study and then filling bottles with lotion for the ladies in Africa, it was so much fun laughing and just hanging out  

#541 Having a flat tire because it allowed me time to sit and finish my homework I may have rushed through had I not had to wait for my tire to be fixed  

#541 My husband who came to air up my flat tire in freezing weather even though he was sick

#540  The journey I am on, right now this minute, I am not sure exactly where it is going but I am excited for the opportunity of it all.  Today though it seemed a little scary at first was really so very exciting and fun, today was a truly joyful day.

#539  Seeing someone filled with excitement at the new ministry they are starting, and thankful to be a part of seeing how it all will grow. 

#538  Watching Bre laying on the couch with her lip out pouting to get her way and thinking to myself how much she reminds me of her mother 20 years ago,   #537 Bart Jumping on my desk to give me a kiss,  #536  Great conversation with Amber,   #535 working at home in my slippers,  #534 reading testimonies of other,  #533 my silly husband, love his smile  #532 slobbery cookie kisses,   #531 listening to my daughters laugh together,  #530 watching my daughters be moms,  #529 spinning mason in my office chair, #528 working with Mason on my lap,  #527 being given something I did not ask for but so desperately needed,  

#526 The way my home feels when my children are here

#525  A beautiful and yummy cupcake

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#524 Watching a train go by  #523  A great new cd   #522 4 hours of sleep   #521 Bre in the way she likes to sit by me and do whatever I do, If I read she reads, If I work she gets her computer and works too, I love<3 her so much!

#520 A special letter

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#519 A sunroof open day in January #518 Lunch with my sister that was more about the time spent together than the actual eating, #517  Waking to a beautiful Spring like day in the middle of Winter, #516  Hearing the voice of truth #515 Surprise guest accompanying me to Bible study, #514 Rauman Noodles, #513 Hearing a new song that I just love <3

#512 Sitting on the couch with my husband,  #511 The beginning of a new woman’s Bible study watching a movie together laughing together and #510 getting to sit by the lady with a new baby what a precious gift that little girl was  

# 509 Lazy days #508 leadership class meeting, I love the sharing time, #507 brownie bites at Applebees

#506 Hanging out with my daughter, Gavin giggling as he flew like a jet, #505  Chic-fil-A Grilled chicken sandwich, #504 Discovering that organic sugar is points points free so sweet Tea is back!  

#503  Folding Laundry because its more fun when I am helping my son fold his laundry, #502  Hot chocolate, racing and haircuts

#501  Sunrise over the snowy woods

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#500 (halfway to 1000) seeing a rainbow in the sky on a beautiful sunny day,  #449 friend joy,  #448 A ride in the car on a beautiful day

#447  Waking to a winter wonderland

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#446 The snow so beautiful like cotton in the trees

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#445 Leopard slippers with pink bows

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#444 The view from my office window

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#443 Realizing someone gets who I am  #442  Caring friends  #441 Waking up with my furry Bart kitty friend in the crook of my arm purring and finally feeling better  #440 Lifetime movies at 3 am with a  Mr KB kitty on my feet  #439 The sound of my husband snoring  #438 7up and crackers #437 Pain because it makes me thankful when its gone and that most of the time I am healthy

#436  even though I was in bed sick today I was still blessed with a wonderful Christmas.  Being sick in bed left me to spend time with God and thinking of what an awesome life he has blessed me with.  I am so very thankful for the wonderful time spent yesterday with my family and the moving Christmas Eve service with my church  family.  This was the best Christmas ever.  I am so very thankful this Christmas day for the Gift of Jesus, The gift that I chose to accept almost 3 years ago, the gift that changed my life forever, the gift that gave my life hope, purpose and true meaning.  The gift of the new friends I have made, the gift of my church, the gift of watching the people I love as they also have started to come to him and accept his wonderful gift. This was the most special and wonderful Christmas ever <3 Dec 25, 2012

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#435  Christmas eve dinner and sharing gifts with my family

#434  Worshiping my with my church family at a most beautiful and moving Christmas Eve service

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#431  Early Christmas dinner with my family 

#430   Driving through the beautiful Christmas lights and hanging out with my husband

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#429   Family dinner at Applebees

#428  Watching my grand daughter dance at her first dance recital

#427   making some new friends 🙂 

#426 I found this guy on my front porch this morning

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#424  December 6,2012, The past 3 days have been so amazing its to much to list other than to say that ALL DAY every day is a blessing! These past 3 have been extra special just touching these boxes knowing that a child somewhere in this world is going to receive it just fills me with such joy I could never put it into words :’)

#423  Spending the day working beside God’s people packing shoeboxes for children around the world :):) 

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#422 Sunrise over Georgia

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#421 Good food and good friends to enjoy it with

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#420 Storms because when they are over there is always sunshine 

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#419 That I can travel anywhere I want to travel

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#417 a good laugh 🙂

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#416 Getting to know a new friend 🙂 

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#414 Women’s Christmas Dinner #413 Holding my grandson #412 Dinner with Kyle #411 My friend feeling better 

#410 My struggles because they make me stronger  #409 The Carpet I kneel on, #408 I can see, #407 I can hear, #406 My warm home, #405  breakfast, #404  warm water,#403  the air I breath

#402  No matter what God is still here

#401 The fog in the trees

#400 A silly cat rolling around on my desk wanting my attention

#399 emails that make me say wooah and put me back on track #398  my family #397 my friends  #396 my favorite song on the radio #395 Tears of love #394 my warm home #393 my cats who stay by me everywhere I go #392 special K #391 The love of God #390 The way the day feels just before the dawn #389 Breakfast in the dark #388 Jesus to help me to get back up when I fall

#387  Receiving a card in the mail from a friend

#386  phone calls with my mom, brother and my sister

#385  My sister is feeling better and prayers were answered

#384  A beautiful sky on my drive home

#383  A friend who rescued me from sitting at the garage and took me to breakfast instead

#382  Cookie hand prints on my glass sliding doors

#381  Dinner guests

#380  Nice conversations on the phone with both of my daughters 

#379   Overwhelming Thankfulness

#378   Seeing the other side of a story that seemed tragic to see how it turned out for Good and for God

#377  A kind friend who said nice things to me

#376  Peace from God on a Hard Day

#375  The sound of the leaf blower because it makes me smile because I think its my husbands favorite yard toy

#374  Social media, because it allowed me to be friends with people who live far away I would not have known without it

#373  Silly phone games that make me laugh

#372  I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength

#371  Folding laundry with my son

#370  Getting to be part of something out of my comfort zone but oh so exciting 🙂

#369  Marshmellows

#368  Spending the afternoon with my son

#367  Kind words

#366  That I am sitting in this comfortable chair with a nice warm breakfast, a cup of coffee, inside a warm beautiful house, with a wonderful view of the woods where I can watch birds and squirrels as I eat my breakfast every morning there are so many blessings i can see and feel right now I can not even begin to list them all

#365  The sunshine streaming through the window

#364  Having a dear friend sitting beside me in Bible study class and the wonderful people I am blessed to get to know in that class

#363  Lunch and shopping with Amber

#362  A month of Birthday celebrations

#361  Getting a cd I had been waiting for for a long time

#360  A wonderful prayer time today

#359  Love <3

#358  Orange scented candles

#357  French Vanilla Coffee and a shortbread cookie

#356  Mason looking out the window waving goodbye to me

#355  Getting to visit with my daughter and her boys for the 3rd time in 3 days

#354  Happy babies

#353  Seeing an old friend

#352  Hanging out and getting to know a new friend

#351  Showing up to vote and finding out my son came at the same time as I did so 🙂

#350  The fog hanging down around my house was so beautiful when I opened my curtains this morning

#349  The smell of coffee brewing as I went around opening my curtains 

#348  My alarm clock coming on this morning to the song ‘Ten Thousand Reasons’  to get me off to the right start feeling blessed and thankful 🙂 

#347  Rainy days

#346 Spending the morning with my grandsons

#345  A nice visit over lunch with my daughter just the two of us

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#343 Seeing an eagle gliding over the tree tops

#342  The fact that God can heal things and even amaze doctors.  My eye is healed the doctor said all by itself but I know it was healed buy the hands of God.  November 2 ,2012

#341  I loved the way the clouds looked as if they were rolling across the sky today, they had a special kind of calm to them

#340  Friends who help find lost stuff

#339  laughter even though life is sometimes so crazy it is hard to laugh

#338  having a light bulb moment

#337  Being a grandma

#336  Getting to watch as God works in other people’s lives

#335  Making up

#334 songs on the radio and #333  that I live where we have a great radio station

#332  Seeing a little girl get excited over a The Bible

#331  Kids spending the night in my house

#330  Beautiful sky on my drive to Illinois 

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#328  Beautiful Weed

#327 My Lawn Guy <3

#326  A great book to read in bed

#325  Gavin talking his sweet baby coos at me

#324  Mason learning to talk

#323  seeing my girls

#322  Falling leaves

#321  Being given a wow moment that could only be possible because of God

#320  A whole lot of people helping to make me have a special day

#319  Lots and lots and lots of Birthday wishes

#318  Baked potato soup

#317  Sunshine when the weather man said rain

#316 The tiny bit of Summer left hidden under dead leaves under a bush  

#315  Prayer answered…great news for my Daughter and her Boyfriend that shows that with hard work and believing you can get what you are working for

#314  A wonderful warm day

#313  Good news from the doctor

#312 My son showing up at my house for a surprise visit

#311  A beautiful day for a drive and singing 😀

#310  10,000 reasons for my heart to shine….

#309  A little girl waving at me in church during the songs

#308  Arriving at church and seeing my bestest friend in front of me with her family 🙂

#307  Great worship service at church

#306  Going to the store for a Birthday present for my mom and finding her favorite perfume even though its really hard to find now days

#305 A nice visit with my parents

#304   Talking to my mom on the phone for over an hour

#303  Free dessert 

#302  Having the radio turned up on a song I like

#301  Candy corn with pumpkins 🙂 

#300 That I am right here right now where God has put me in this little corner of the world

#299  Warm fuzzy socks

#298  Trying a new recipe for dinner and its a hit

#297  Elmo

#296  Finding there is a desk under mountains of paper

#295  A nudge by email to keep my on track

#294  For the peace of God that that transcends all understanding and the pain it sometimes takes to realize His peace is always there for me to have should I choose it

#293  Chicken Pie

#292  That God has put me right here where I am in this beautiful little part of the world 

#291  The view from my office window

#290 Friends who won’t take no for an answer  

#289  Spending the day enjoying God’s beautiful gifts

#288  Interrupting my grandson’s naptime

#287  Pepperidge Farm shortbread cookies dipped in coffee

#286  Desert for two

#285  A picnic on a beautiful day #284  The wonderful food we are so fortunate to have   #283 The tree that fell down and still stayed alive

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#280  A little Chapel hidden in the trees

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#278  Eyes to see this with

#277  Road trip,  a beautiful fall day

#276  A call from an old friend I have not heard from in long time and hearing how prayers were answered and God has changed her life with so many blessings.  Hearing her joy as she spoke.

#275 The ride to church today with 3 different layers of clouds in the sky

#274   The way things look right after the rain when the sun comes back out

#273  Running from the rainshower

#272 The sound when there is nothing on such as the radio or tv

#271  Hearing the crickets chirp as the wind rustles through the trees

#270 Birds in the trees singing to me

#269  Hazelnut coffee with chocolate creamer sounds yuk but is yum

#268  Listening and obeying  then feeling the peace inside

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#265  Knowing who is in control  

#264  I found these in front of the grocery store to greet me 

#263 More of God’s beauty in the changing seasons

#262  Backing out of my driveway

#261 The view from my bedroom window

#260  Seeing the beautiful fall colors that are a peak everywhere right now, only God could make something like that happen

#259  A close friend told me  today what I am in her life

#258  A poem that touched my heart 

#257  looking back three years, realizing the huge difference

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#253  Affirmation that I do understand what God is teaching me correctly

#252  great Bible study

#251  A great lunch date with my good friend

Sunday, October 7, 2012

#250  goodnight hugs and kisses

#249  Coloring Pictures

#247  the moon in the clear blue sky

#246  Headstands and back bends

#245  watching the kids laugh as they ran through the obstacle course

#244  My girls beside me in church

#243  A joyful email

Saturday, October 6, 2012

#242  The best hug ever

#241  being squished all day by kids on my lap 🙂

#240  Having all my kids home at the same time

#239  Family Pizza Night

#238  Sleeping in

Friday, October 5, 2012

#237 The feeling my house has when children are in it and the sound of the laughter 

#236  Seeing gift #1 on someone else’s list

#235 Sharing  1000 Gifts with my granddaughter

#234 Popcorn in the stir crazy popper

#233  Having a book about whales read to me and listening to an hour of all the details of 80 different species I did not know existed & realizing that my grand daughter is really really into nature and the surprise at how much she knew, it was facinating

#232  Playing Mario with Bre and conquering the egg shooting Birdo 

#231  Dinner with family, watching Bre eat her favorite dinner of spaghetti and making a mess of her face 🙂 and letting her sneak an orange soda which I would have never let my own kids have with dinner, but thats what grandma’s do is spoil right?? 😀 

#230 seeing the look on Bre’s face when she found me waiting for her at the bus stop

#229  running through the rain 😀

#228  watching the lightening hit the ground on the way to my daughters house, it was a really beautiful light show that could only be made by God

#227  A great haircut by a great lady

Thursday, October 4, 2012 

#226  Love

#225  Peek A Boo 

#224 Gavin’s whole face lighting up in smiles

#223 Seeing my daughter be a mom

#222 waking up with my little buddy snuggled in beside me 

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

#221 Good news from the doctor

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#219  Old lady bff’s arguing in the grocery store because they love one another, this is and inside joke only my friend Paula would understand, I am so very blessed by her friendship

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#216  Seeing a friend’s joy because her grandson is getting better

#215  A snuggly warm bed in a cold cold room 

#213  Bananas and Special K

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 

#212  learning a lesson in how sometimes my day does not go as I had planned but yet when I look back at it I realize it was a huge blessing filled day

#211   Watching prayers be answered while watching my sister as she seemed to feel better right before my eyes.  Talking and laughing with her and the hugs we shared 

#210   Making it 40 minutes on the elliptical without being tired at all for the first time in a long long time

#209   Finding a promise….The Lord will fight for me; I need only be still

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#207  The beautiful colored trees God kept putting in front of me to remind me He is here when things were seeming to not be going so well

#206 Watching Cartoons making lemonade

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#204  My husband turning the radio on and to my favorite station without me suggesting it,  just because he likes it now too 🙂

#203  Lunch and sharing with my Besty

#202  A friend sharing their blessings with me

#201 Waking up to the sound of sports on the TV walking in the dining room to be greeted with my husbands smile

Monday, October 1, 2012

#200   The mission committee meeting I almost forgot to about but remembered at the last minute , I just love those people so much <3

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#198  Watching my son lay on my couch with his best furry friend

#197  Furry friends who play hide and seek

#196  A new red bowl to eat my cereal from

#195  2 hours of sleep

#194  forgiveness 

Sunday, September 29, 2012

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#190 

Friday, September 28, 2012

#189   peace that passes all understanding

#188   a good day

#187  a new appreciation for food

#186  A nurse who can get the IV in the first time

#185  Water

Thursday, September 27, 2012

#184   Pineapple Jello and Pineapple lifesavers 😀

#183  Sprite

#182  A wake up get your butt out of bed text

#181  The eternal God is my refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.  He will drive out my enemies before me,  saying, ‘Destroy them!’

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

#180

#179

#178

#177

#176

#175

#174

#173

#172

#171

#170

#169

Monday, September 24, 2012

#168  a great book and time to read it 🙂 

#167  knowing my friend is seeing blessings even in a hard time

#166  tv time with my special someone

#165  hearing the whisper from God 

Sunday, September 23, 2012

#164

#163  beautiful day on the deck

#162

#161  The lady who sat behind me today at church who sang  joyfully and beautifully at the top of her lungs 

#160  Children laughing

Saturday, September 22, 2012

#159  Not fearing looking out, Not missing the sunset, Not missing the city lights at 37,000 feet, Not missing the blessings enjoying His great glory enjoying his peace 🙂 

#158  seeing God beside me in the most awesome sunset

#157  Great conversation with a wonderful lady

#156 I can fly even though I don’t have wings

#155  A New City

#154  Art

#153 seeing that the sun still shines even when its cloudy

#152 Peace

#151 Taking off into a most awesomely gorgeous sunrise!

Friday, September 21,2012

#150  laughing at silly stuff

#149  another beautiful day

#148  Mark’s Famous Pizza

#147  reading a wonderful post by a new friend

Thursday, September 20, 2012

#146  twitter party with Compassion Bloggers and seeing that it was trending, hoping maybe more kids will be sponsored

#145  Chocolate milk

#144  visit from Kyle

#143  I have a Bible 

#142  the sound of rain on the roof as I drift off to sleep

#141  a fun lunch with the my R7 mom friends

Wednesday, September 19,2012

#140

#139  My comfy chair

#138  A mystery music concert

#137  Laughing with friends

Tuesday, September 18,2012

#136  A lovely sunroof open kinda day 🙂 

#135

#134  I made it home without my car running out of antifreeze

#133  Going shopping for a new outfit and when I go to pay I find out I have enough reward points that it is almost free 🙂

#132  Truly Forgiving

Monday, September 17, 2012

#131

#130  a fresh start every morning

 #129  Long drive and time with God

#128  A good conversation with my girls

#127  Raspberry Lemonade in a fancy glass

#126  Minty toothpaste

#125  The silliness of a special little boy

#124  Sending a Joyful Little Girl off to school 

#123  Rainy Days

Sunday, September 16, 2012

#122  My yard in the woods

#121 S’mores & Bre

#120  A sticky kitchen table

#119  Toys all over the house

#118  Lovely music

Saturday, September 15, 2012

#117  my house being trashed with toys and noise, filled with laughter and smiles, and just feeling the love 🙂 🙂  🙂  🙂 

#116  A little girl reading me the best book on Earth

#115   little tiny baby fingers

#114  Dinner with family

#113  I have eyes to read with

#112  a great book

#111  waking up knowing I have guests in my house

#110  Vanilla Special K with almonds

Friday, September 14, 2012

#109  Another good day 🙂 🙂 🙂

#108  My daughter and Grand daughter spending the weekend with me

#107  old Mario Games

#106  Bre’s Dancing show she put on for me

#105  more clearing in my vision

Thursday, September 13, 2012

#104  my lips to speak 

#103  my head to bow

#102  my hands I put together to pray

#101  the knees I can bend to kneel

#100  the carpet I kneel on to pray

#99  the bed I slept in last night

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

#98  The cool side of my pillow

#97  My husband had a good day

#96  new faces and new friends in Bible study class

#95  good conversation with a good friend

#94  Sleeping late

Tuesday September 11, 2012

#93  New to me scripture Treasure found in my Bible 

#92  Seeing God work in my friend’s life in a WOW sorta way, lots of children’s lives will be saved

#91  A special lunch with a little man, named Mason

#90  A change of plans

#89  waking up knowing I am loved

Monday, September 10, 2012

#88  a cool breeze blowing through my bedroom window

#87  kind words from a friend and great conversation

#86  watching God work in bringing together a little girl with a sponsor to tell her how much she is loved

#85   a call from my daughter

#84  a visit from my son

#83  My oldest dearest friend knowing she is beautiful

#82  knowing I am loved

#81  waking up to an awesome song in my head

Sunday September 9, 2012

#80  my precious little visitors

#79  the innocence of a newborn baby

#78  laughter

#77  cheese cake with cherries on top

#76  A church full of people I love

Saturday, September 8, 2012

#75  picture of my grandson 

#74  sunsets

#73  40 percent off

#72  The baby deer who dived in front of my car to show me God is still here… I didn’t hit the deer btw

#71  singing birds

Friday, September 7, 2012

#70  Beating the Eliptical machine and feeling great afterwards

#69  The Bible

#68  A sweet nurse

#67  A sweet text from my daughter

#66  Beautiful Flowers on my deck

Thursday September 6, 2012

#65  God’s Promises

#64  That I know how to read because I sure love books

#63  Shelter from the storm

#62 No lines

#61  GREEN grass

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

#60  Sleepy time tea

#59  The internet to make friends across many miles

#58  Music

#56  The way the world looks after it rains so clean and fresh and bright

#55  The smell of rain

#54  Word games

#53  My Bible Study girl friends

#52  New Friends

#51  Luxuriously foamy  Body wash that smells wonderful 

#50 Knees that feel good today

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

#49  Lovely Moon

#48  City lights

#47  Pistachios – not the prettiest nut but oh so yummy!

#46  Living so close to the Mighty Mississippi

#45  Having time to be alone with God

Monday, September 3, 2012

#44  Home

#43  waking up squished in the bed but knowing I was missed

#42  old friends

#41  someone else cooking dinner

#40  A son who calls to check on…Me? I guess he is growing up

Sunday, September 2, 2012

#39 Sharing a Reeses Peanut Butter Cup

#38  My Husband and I driving down the road with the sunroof open, dancing in our seats to Low Rider

#37  Orange juice

#36  Driving After dark and realizing I can see to drive in the dark again 

#35  being welcomed home by my furry friends

Saturday, September 1,2012

#34  

#33  Forgetting I’m an adult and playing like I am ten years old again

#32  Friends who pray for those I love even though they don’t know them

#31  Sweet Tea,  I had given it up but today I had some and it was sooooo very good 

#30  Fantasy football draft, smack talking  and laughing with my kids 🙂

#29  Blue moon setting over the mountains 

Friday, August 31, 2012

#28  Visiting Compassion and finding out it was everything I hoped it would be and so much more

#27  Seeing a guitar made by a Haitian boy

#26  Driving a highway to the sky

#25  Overcoming my fear of heights to see a spectacular view

#24  Jesus

#23  Lovely weeds??

#22  Mountains of pine trees

Thursday, August 30, 2012

#21  strawberry yogurt

#20  Watching Airplanes Land

#19  Fields of Sunflowers

 #18  Miles and Miles of Wind Turbines

#17  Mountain Ranges

#16  I did not get bitten by a rattle snake

#15  Kissing Camels

#14  Hidden paths

#13  Hidden Treasures

#12  Strawberry Lemonade

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

#11  Grandma snuggle time with Mason

#10  The smell of sweet baby head

#9  Road trip

#8  An even more beautiful sunset than yesterday 🙂

#7  Finding my favorite hotel chain with one room left & bargain priced 

#6  A soft bed to rest my tired self in as I drift off to sleep remembering all the wonderful blessings I had today

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

#5 the most beautiful sunset surprising me as I popped over a hill, unexpected and lovely. 

#4  The smile on my husband’s face

#3  My sweet furry friends …

#2  Lunch with my dearest friend .. which is more about the sharing and laughing than the eating

#1  Vanilla Biscotti Coffee in my favorite red mug  

 

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6 thoughts on “My Gifts

  1. What an amazing and inspiring concept!!!! This was truly Holy Spirit inspired! What a joy to go down the list and pick out and affirm what makes me thankful as well!! I thank the Holy Spirit for His promise to lead me to the sites, He wants me to follow! God bless you and yours, Sister Terri, now I must follow a promise to another longtime friend’s blog!!

    • it is a joy for me to revisit this page every so often because it reminds me when I go back down it of all the wonderful things God blesses me with each day. Thank you so much for all the visits and comments you made on my blog tonight and Enjoy your evening!

  2. When I saw your pic of the snow and the thick trees I thought instantly of deer……………..then they appeared below when it was green…nice. A whole season went by that quickly!!

    Good stuff T, and hope your eye issues are coming along-

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