Category Archive: gifts

A Hero Seen and More Unseen… Gratitude

This is several days of posts combined into one long gratitude… Day 1 ~ Reading Ann Voskamp’s book this morning. This woman has such an incredible way with words. I sense a bit… Continue reading

Jesus In All the Books of the Bible ~ Gratitude

I was so impressed with this young man, and the way he delivered this oratory of the books of the Bible and how Christ is typified in each book. Truly I have never… Continue reading

one thousand gifts ~ Ann Voskamp

Every morning…almost every morning… for more than 25 years now… my husband wakes everyone up and gives us 15 minutes to get ready and come to Bible Study…In our house we decided a… Continue reading

Yesterday’s Grief ~ Continuing Thankfulness

I love the way poets and writers are able to paint pictures with words. A dear friend of mine wrote these words in an email the other day… “I am going now to… Continue reading

I’m Yours and You’re mine!

What a beautiful time we had with the Jost family. The concert was amazing… There we were, expecting them on our outdoor stage, it had rained the day before, there was rain in… Continue reading

Dancing in the Minefields ~ Andrew Peterson

My daughters went to an Andrew Peterson concert last night and came home just brimming over with good things to say about the performance! They cried and laughed and loved every minute of… Continue reading

Thankful for Heritage ~1,000 Gifts

Midsommardans by Anders Zorn 1897 My mother is Swedish and in Sweden they celebrate Midsommar. This celebration usually heralds the longest day, or the summer solstice, as the earth passes closest to the… Continue reading

Gratitude~1000 Gifts~Multitude Monday

Remembering my school days this morning… Telling stories about my life to my children~ 216 Stories ~ I think the Amish call it Tellings 217 Books ~ like Pilgrim’s Progress ~ revealing truths… Continue reading

Multitude Monday

Last week my thankful for a 1,000 gifts post ended in tears as memories flooded through my mind of Papa, who passed away that very night… I later realized that I have counted… Continue reading