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counting thanks 982 ~ 1021

A list of thankfuls – one by one, my goal is to list 1000, being open to seeing the many blessings and gifts from my Father above ~ time to catch up on listing my thanks here ~ I hit my first 1000!!

~ a wonderful trip to the coast with my mom and sisters

~ enjoying the salty air and watching the waves, acknowledging the power of God

~ nephew time and Funderland

~ the cooling delta breeze that comes in the evening

~ contentment with what I have

~ a fun day at the gun range with family

~ the opportunity to visit and help my 99 year-old Grandma

~ a cousin willing to watch the puppy while I’m at Grandma’s

~ wandering her flower beds

~ fun knitting projects

~ a fun box of good stuff from my “FRIENDS” swap partner

~ my sister asking me if I wanted to rent a house with her

~ the “fun” of looking for a house

~ beautiful flowers

~ finding a nice home with a good landlord

~ the anticipation of moving – only “XX” more sleeps

~ sour pickles – Yumm!

~ fresh veges from my dad’s garden – tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers and all kinds of squash

~ finishing some projects and re-starting some that have been tucked away

~ the many family and friends that helped us move

~ for a real bathroom with a shower that has lots of water pressure and volume

~ lots of wood and tile floor to sweep and mop

~ for a reminder lesson on the power and need for thankfulness

~ little boys that say – I like your house

~ a new-to-me memory foam mattress topper

~ for my sister watching my puppy during the moving weekend

~ for nephews saying, what can I carry next

~ for a lesson that reminded me that we are only “stewards” of what we have and that we need to use it for God’s glory

counting thanks 962 ~ 981

A list of thankfuls – one by one, my goal is to list 1000, being open to seeing the many blessings and gifts from my Father above ~

~ beautiful summer days and comfortable evenings, due to the delta breeze

~ family and weddings and flowers

~ enough time and energy

~ my sister watching my puppy over this last busy weekend

~ someone else washing and drying my hair

~ a glimpse of the reason why I’ve been dealing with a situation for over two years

~ confidence that God has a plan for my life, I just need to trust

~ my neighbor mowed my lawn 🙂

~ pulling my spindle out, fun time with fiber

~ beautiful Father’s day service at church

~ contentment that comes from counting thanks

~ anticipation of a trip to the ocean this coming weekend 🙂

~ nephew hugs and excitement over upcoming pland

~ squash from my Dad’s garden

~ now there’s time to breath

counting thanks 943 ~ 961

A list of thankfuls – one by one, my goal is to list 1000, being open to seeing the many blessings and gifts from my Father above ~

~ for the sewing skills my mom taught me when I was young

~ beautiful days and cool evenings

~ little bit of rain

~ a quick spin & knit project – 1 week from fiber to shawlette

~ fans and open windows

~ indoor plumbing & flushy (it sure helps with the “fragrance” issues with trailer restrooms)

~  a neighbor letting me borrow his lawn mower so I could attack the jungle that was my yard

~ blooming flowers everywhere I look

~ Audible and the joy of audio books

~ Philadelphia chocolate cream cheese – yum yum

~ the Anchor holds, though the ship is battered, the Anchor holds, though the sails are torn, i have fallen on my knees, as i faced the raging seas, the Anchor holds, in spite of the storm

~ getting the opportunity to begin planning flowers for two of my cousin’s weddings, lots of fun

~ watching my puppy at the dog park, he wore himself out!!

~ for a nap this afternoon

counting thanks 926 ~ 942

A list of thankfuls – one by one, my goal is to list 1000, being open to seeing the many blessings and gifts from my Father above ~

~ new brakes on my car and that I only have 9.5 payments until it’s paid off

~ for family night, birthdays, good food, 5 Crowns

~ lilacs, especially the couple stems in a vase in my house

~ for the opportunity to learn new skills

~ that gas prices are dropping a little bit

~ the time for a drive in the country

~ for time spent with my sister and her family

~ for nephews excited to see me, running to give me a hug

~ that I’m finally feeling better after 2-3 months

~ fun times spinning and knitting

~ knitting little pockets for lori

~ for a week of rain and then a week of sun

~ for the power of prayer

counting thanks 903 ~ 925

A list of thankfuls – one by one, my goal is to list 1000, being open to seeing the many blessings and gifts from my Father above ~

~ hugs from nephews and their enthusiastic greetings

~ chinese food with family, many laughs and much love

 ~ spinning time and playing with fiber

~ the news that a medical condition my sister is dealing with is NOT something to worry about

~ we are finally getting the rain we need

~ the beauty of sky and clouds and tree silhouettes

~ I’m getting closer to 1000

~ for my job, I’ve been here 2 years now, time sure does fly

~ anticipation of new things to learn

~ green juice, some days it tastes “greener” than others

~ the remembrance of the Godly heritage I have, 5 generations on my father’s side of the family and 4 generations on my mother’s

~ listening to my mom tell stories of growing up and her desire to serve  God ~ and how God worked out the timing of different situations, so she could meet my father and they could move to Carmichael

~ again reminded that God knows the end of the story he is writing in our lives

~ Chevy’s flautas – Yummy

~ seeing the first couple wisteria blossoms, I didn’t see any last year

~ for new water filters, it’s amazing how much more water volume you get when the filters are changed

~ for “flushy“, it sure helps control the bathroom smell issues in a trailer

~ for spring-time flowers blooming, even if they are just weeds

~ for a silly puppy that makes me laugh

counting thanks 887 ~ 902

A list of thankfuls – one by one, my goal is to list 1000, being open to seeing the many blessings and gifts from my Father above ~

~ mandarins & dark chocolate, they taste yummy together

~ little kids enjoyment of “flubber

~ for gathering eggs and feeding dogs

~ for hugs and smiles

~ and that Jesus is all we need

~ for a new song heard – “He Already Sees” the rainbow, when we see only clouds

~ for remembering where I came from, and for my mother remembering also

~ for mizithra & clam sauce from Old Spaghetti Factory

~ Anne of Green Gables

~ a fun time with Emily

~ for a knitted gift completed, now I just need to block it

~ and it’s time to spring forward, I love daylight in the evenings

~ for God’s blessed assurance that he is with me always

counting thanks 872 ~ 886

A list of thankfuls – one by one, my goal is to list 1000, being open to seeing the many blessings and gifts from my Father above ~

~ the wind and rain

~ an electric heater, when the propane runs out

~ sunshine & blue skies

~ home-made soup

~ Girl Scout cookies

~ a walk by the river

~ a freshly groomed puppy

~ a wonderful day of wandering and picture taking

~ being able to help a friend

~ for technology

~ that every need is supplied, and even a few wants 🙂

~ farmer’s market, fresh vege’s and fruit

~ for a car that gets me where I need to go

~ for all the little birds that have been eating at my feeders, so fun to watch and hear

~ for daily grace & strength to walk the path He leads me on