Monday, September 19, 2011

Practicing Gratitude... 9.19.11

- $25 Lawn Care
- Sprouts
- Rain clouds
- First Cotillion (boy, does this bring back memories... his first surprise was that Bruce Lea was not Bruce Lee, and second that it's only once a month)

- Waiver (no school) days
- Large Sonic coke zero
- Anticipating 3:00
- TRIPLE plays. Proud of my Hud
- Esther's lack of inhibitions

- The friend who takes my child to a birthday party for me DURING a playdate with her own child... now that is a friend!
- Conversations with college roommates
- Continuing to learn approval of God trumps approval of men
- This learned from their biggest brother (kissing their muscles)

- Our Young Marrieds class (which seems to be morphing to a Young Families class)
- Clean puppies
- 2:00 Wed phone calls
- Introducing myself to adults who already know my children
- Catching all four together

- Time to do laundry
- That this one still likes bows

- The boys' bedroom cleaned-out and organized
- Living in a bustling, dusty house
- A foundation!

- Difficult friendships
- Difficult friendships for my children (harder to give thanks for)
- Really sweet friendships

Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always. Remember the wonders he has done, his miracles... 1 Chronicles 16:11-12