Monday, May 31, 2010

Multitude Monday II

holy experience






I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”
– G.K. Chesterton





I am thankful:
May 24, 2010
61.  that the weather was cool enough to walk with Bennett in the morning
62.  for the night God brought Sam into my life

63.  for time spent conversing with Kindra
64.  for Allison Elliott Skirvin and the friendship we have shared since we were 5 years old

65.  for getting to introduce Bennett to the therapy staff at Grand Court
66.  for Vipul re-introducing me to Indian food that I actually enjoy
67.  for the love my husband has for me
68.  for the conversation with my mother on her birthday
69.  for Bennett's facial expressions

May 25, 2010
70.  for how God creates life.  Originally from nothing and now from the union of a man and woman.
71.  for the smell of coffee
72.  for peppermint mocha creamer
73.  for the aroma of Christ (2 Cor. 2:15)
74.  for my husband's sense of humor
75.  for time to reflect on childhood memories with my cousin Allison
76.  for the look on my son's face the first time he sees me in the morning
77.  that God extends forgiveness, grace, and mercy 
78.  for time to play and sing to my son
79.  for the brokenness I experienced following a selfish decision I made
80.  for the Biblical story of Ruth and Naomi.  Ruth's faithfulness inspires me.
May 26, 2010
81.   for all of Bennett's facial expressions
82.  for time to sit on the porch and read
83.  for the beautiful day (quite cool for Tampa in May)
84.  for the large oak tree across the street
85.  for the Holy Spirit in me that teaches me, guides me, intercedes for me, and so much more
86.  for dinner with the Shah's 
87.  for Wednesday night $1/pizza slice at the Deck
88.  for LAUGHTER

89.  that my friend Jeremy had a good day breathing for an extended time off the vent

90.  for the baby bjorn-it's a life saver (I realize that may be a little drastic, but seriously)

May 27, 2010
91.  for sweet snuggles with Bennett at 3 a.m.
92.  for PEANUT BUTTER
93.  that God teaches that He looks at the heart despite man looking at the outward appearance (1 Sam. 16:1-13)
94.  the rain that nourishes the land and COOLS Tampa
95.  for Christian children's music (Jesus loves me, He's got the whole world, This little light of mine, etc.)
96.  to be setting up our budget again
97.  for air conditioning
98.  for my nephew Eli who has no fear of bugs (I HATE THEM!!!!!!)  He picked up at roach at my in-laws and carried through the house while saying, "Look Grandma, there is a bug in your house."

99.  for sunsets over the Gulf
100.  for hugs with my husband
May 28, 2010
101.  for my husband's help with the baby
102.  for HONESTY
103.  for the song "How could I ask for more" by Cindy Morgan
104.  for all that I am learning (again) from the book "Too Busy Not To Pray"
105.  for the weekends
106.  for a warm shower
107.  for our time taking pictures on Davis Island

108.  for Jesus Christ and how He taught us to pray
109.  for the laughter that occurs when I tickle my husband
110.  for all of the gifted photographers in the world
May 29, 2010
111.  for Belgian waffles with my husband

112.  for lunch with Catherine and Chase
113.  for milk with Nestle strawberry mix 
114.  for CREATOR GOD
115.  for homemade chocolate chip cookies
116.  for memories made around the dinner table

117.  for dinner with the Goad's, Chalmer's, and Trojankowski's
118.  for back rubs
119.  for sound machines
120.  for three day weekends
May 30, 2010
121.  for the Sabbath


122.  for all of the enjoyable landscaping that adorns the yards throughout South Tampa neighborhoods


123.  for learning about Florida plants/flowers




124.  to celebrate my father-in-laws birthday
125.  for the butterfly I saw today


126.  for the shade


127.  for covered porches


128.  for children playing in water fountains


129.  for children swinging


130.  for clean public restrooms

2 comments:

JCo said...

Love the thanks list. When will salsa and chips show up on it?

Kay-K said...

Amber
Love it !!!!