Monday, February 7, 2011

1000 gifts and then some...

Beginning the count - at least the written count - and remembering gifts given through out time:

1. ...watching my daughter clean her room in preparing for an extended stay by friends while their parents went out of state...she knows how to vacuum! Without being told!

2. ...the husband who faithfully goes to work every day, and has for almost thirty years.

3. ...pile of laundry - the evidence of a warm, adventure filled day.


4. ...silken texture; jewel tone patches of vintage love still covering children grown.



5. ...rich coffee smells drifting up the stairwell.

6. ...flower bed wombs waiting for their petaled children to break through the dormant soil.

7. ...hearing that same daughter begin a tweener styled arrogant comment and, catching herself, turn it into a word of encouragement for her friend...

8. ...years ago, the Lord's spirit within pointing to a magnificent oak tree, and teaching my first lesson in thanks giving in the midst of pain.


9. ...His Perseverance!

10. ...mondays - the beginning of walking out the restful-ness of Sunday.

11. ...tears trickling out the corner of an NFL
player's eyes at the a cappella singing of the
National Anthem.

12. ...bird tracks in the snow...were they looking for comfort and warmth from a stone statue? Can even a bird practice idolatry?

13....Sunny snow shadows.




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6 comments:

Sherrie said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

So neat that you captured "bird tracks in the snow" next to your stone bird. I do wonder if it was just coincidence or if they were looking for something. Thanks for sharing your blessings!

Jennifer @ Studio JRU said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

So happy to see you in the links of 'gift lists' Cindy! What a wonderful list. I love how you put it... 'patches of vintage love'. I had tiny bird tracks on my list this week too! So precious! :)

Artist Terri Smith said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Enjoyed So Very Much Reading Your Gift List! I Could Actually Feel The Love Of Your "Momma Heart" When Speaking Of Your Daughter! Loved The Bird Tracks Too..What Deep Thoughts You Sent Me On Today..Cindy You Are My Blessing For Today! Hugs From A Southern Friend, Terri

kendal said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

thanks for stopping by my blog! i love your list. and your art work!

kendal said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

thanks for stopping by my blog! i love your list. and your art work!

Sherrie said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

So neat that you captured "bird tracks in the snow" next to your stone bird. I do wonder if it was just coincidence or if they were looking for something. Thanks for sharing your blessings!