Don't let the difficulties of the present moments overshadow the reality of God's promises. God's promises still stand. And God's promises are stronger than our failures.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

One Thousand Blessings - Day Five

114. The smell of sheets after they've dried on a clothes line
115. Making a wrong turn and discovering a wonderful downtown area just waiting to be explored
116. Finding out that Hancocks will take Hobby Lobby coupons
117. Biscuits and gravy
118. People who volunteer to mow the lawn - all 22 acres of it!
119. Hibiscus
120. Sonic Diet Coke with extra ice
121. Hot donuts
122. Golf carts
123. Gazebos on a hot summer day
124. Airline miles that get you free tickets
125. Preachers who don't mind calling you to task when you need it
126. Vegetables and fruits canned in jars lined up on a shelf
127. Smokers who only smoke in the designated areas
128. Anyone who quits smoking, chewing or dipping
129. Surgeons
130. Black cats running down the path when you're walking
131. Sugar cane tall and green in the fields
132. The sound of a friend's voice on the phone when you're least expecting it
133. The prayers of children
134. School bus drivers
135. Straws
136. The green of a tree next to a bright blue sky
137. Seeing old men and/or women working in a garden
138. Shelling peas while sitting on a front porch
139. The sweet smell of roses
140. Life everlasting
141. Stained glass windows
142. Impatiens blooming in a pot
143. Bridges
144. Recycling programs
145. Rocking chairs
146. Newborn babies
147. Cajun accents that sound like music to me
148. A product called Rust Out that takes the yellow out of towels after you've washed them in water full of iron
149. The phone ringing at 6:30 a.m. and knowing it's my sister
150. Sunshine

5 comments:

Needled Mom said...

I just love reading these and find that I have so many in common with you.

Anonymous said...

I love reading your list. Thank you for reminding me that there is so much to be thankful for.

Marian

kimbuktu said...

I love the prayers of children too.
A brand new day to be alive, to move, to think, to work.
My Father teaching me something new today.

Jacquie said...

#136 is one of my favorites - ESPECIALLY the day after a real stormy day!

QueenBebop said...

i loved reading your blessing.
god bless