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.

Sunday, January 2, 2011

One Thousand Blessings - Day 20

651.  hearing my grandchildren laugh so hard and so long I get worried they can't breathe :)
652.  hearing my adult children talk about games played with their Daddy when they were small
653.  simple meals shared with beloved family
654.  seeing my 2 year old grandson wrestle with his 4 year old sister - and hold her down just like I told her was going to happen if she didn't quit picking on him!
655.  watching a sleeping grandchild
656.  Frosty the Snowman
657.  Fruit Loops and the children who eat them
658.  Acres and acres of Christmas lights at the local botanical garden
659.  The smell of hot chocolate on a cold night
660.  Pumpkin pie made with a pumpkin I baked
661.  Crumbs under my dining room table
662.  Chairs with ottomans
663.  Really sharp scissors - all the way to the tip
664.  Matches that light the first time you try
665.  Forgiveness freely given when I've messed up
666.  Going out to eat with friends
667.  Having a loss when weighing in at Weight Watchers
668.  Venison burgers
669.  Crystal Light Fruit Punch
670.  Index cards
671.  Teddy bears
672.  The HeyTell app on my IPhone so my granddaughter can talk to me from her IPod
673.  My public library
674.  Turtleneck sweaters
675.  Boots that keep my feet warm
676.  Potpourri
677.  Crock bowls
678.  Lamplight
679.  Undershirts
680.  Earphones for our televisions
681.  Doing my regular devotions and finding a verse that exactly fits what I need that day - love that!

7 comments:

Arkansas Patti said...

I do so love these blessing posts. You find such sweetness in things most of us slide past with out notice. You have made me more aware. Thanks.

Needled Mom said...

It is always so much fun to read these posts. There are so many wonderful ones.

Karen said...

Thanks for listing your blessings. It helps remind me of mine. I needed to see these today.

Val said...

I love #681!!! I love them all though!

Pokey said...

We don't count our blessings enough, thank you for the share.
Today, I'm claiming with you #:
653. simple meals shared with beloved family
681. Doing my regular devotions and finding a verse that exactly fits what I need that day - love that!
Thank you for the reminders, That's my # 52 for today
:-}pokey

Jacquie said...

What a great list, Marlene!!! We have so many things we have to be thankful for and I love that your list and mine are often the same.

Hope you have a great weekend.

BarbC said...

Just discovered your blog and the list of Blessings you are working on. Decided to start my own. Thanks for the inspiration. Here is my start...

http://journeyeveryday.blogspot.com/2011/01/blessings-day-one.html