Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Practicing Gratitude... 1.25.12

- Love notes she tapes on my desk

- Watching Basden rest her head on Papa's shoulder in church

- A mouthful of stitches and capable docs and professionals to take care of Hud

- Strong, healthy teeth that remained in tact

- First one tooth, then the next... and now both top are loose. This one a little more difficult to be grateful for... not ready for her to grow up.

- Lots of hands gathered for dinner. Even better when those hands encircle Cousins BBQ

- Tim Tebow's book, Through My Eyes, and how it captivated Bran

- Shared earphones

- Corbin's morning workouts (thank you, Jerry!!)

- New leashes. We can finally walk the pups. Feel like someone just taught me how to get my newborn to sleep through the night

- Max Anders' writing

- Bran vacuuming the pool house without being asked

- The reminder that newborns bring of the precious value of LIFE. And these boys are precious!

- that Father, you will use for good the struggles my loved ones face

- This little darling. Also grateful for her mommy and daddy's outrageous creativity displayed in their new home

- Latrice and her shopping expertise (and a new rug)

- Nursing homes and voice recorders

- Papa and Doug, better (and cheaper) than the experts

- Three and a half years... OVER. The Lord's new mercies, forgiving hearts, hope that doesn't disappoint, and a new start

- Our new favorite thing to do together

- Solar plants south of San Antonio

- That the battles are not ours, but YOURS, Lord (that I put my hope in you, and you act on my behalf)

- Bunch of boys and pizza and poker... believe it or not, thrills this mom's heart

- Rice crispy treats - and that cutie who loves them

- These Birds Nest volunteers

- Corbin's calm presence

- David's shoes found and our faith increased

- My snuggle queen

- That You live in me so that I can love with your love

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


Sarah said...

Good to know that Esther and Samuel lost their first teeth around the same time :)

Summer said...

Super great about David's shoes! I loved the story!