Monday, January 31, 2011

Multitude Monday XXXVII (Celebrating 2000)

I am thankful:

January 24, 2011

1971.  for The Itsy Bitsy Spider
1972.  for Patty Cake
1973.  for the ABC song
1974.  for Jesus Loves Me and Deep and Wide
1975.  for Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes
1976.  for I Lift Your Name On High
1977.  for B's attentiveness when I sing and move my hands to song

January 25, 2011

1978.  that I was awakened, to read, early in the morning, while B continued sleeping
1979.  for the 12 photos hanging above our bed reminding me of the vows I took
1980.  that the heimlick manuever worked this morning
1981.  for time at the gym...working out
1982.  for people in the service industry who are friendly and helpful
1983.  for a wonderful conversation with Ada (my B.S.F. leader)
1984.  for Isaiah's words in chapter 40 and how they ministered to my heart today
1985.  for little hands that are used to feed himself rice
1986.  for the song Live, by Nichole Nordeman
1987.  for splitting a meal with my husband at our favorite Mexican restaurant--Miguel's
1988.  for an arm across my husband's chest, as we pray to the LORD

January 26, 2011

1989.  for women gathered--sharing what God is teaching them
1990.  that my heart feels so alive right now
1991.  for the paper on which I write 
1992.  for the smile I could see through a text message
1993.  that God's Word stands FOREVER (Isa. 40:8)
1994.  that God "gently leads those who have young" (Isa. 40:11)
1995.  for four men downstairs laughing and talking while playing cards

January 27, 2011

1996.  for rest when I need it
1997.  for finding treasures at Urban Twigs
1998.  that a local blogger/photographer came across my blog and connected with me
1999.  for how easily B can pull himself up 
2000.  that I have 2000 documented blessings to look back on.  PRAISE GOD from whom all blessings flow.
2001.  for my husband rubbing my aching head

January 28, 2011

2002.  that God has given me the strength I need to make it through this day
2003.  for our stroll through downtown while going to lunch with Sam

January 29, 2011

2004.  for all of the people who came to celebrate Grandma Cullum's birthday 
2005.  for being able to host the party
2006.  for Sandy preparing the food
This is my SOOC shot that I am using for this weeks Shoot and Edit
Good to Wow
2007.  for children playing in my floor and in my backyard

2008.  for a spacious kitchen

January 30, 2011

2009.  that a day will come when my child will no longer be teething (then I'll be wishing he was little again....dang it!)
2010.  for a walk around the block to gather my thoughts, take a deep breath, and calm down
2011.  for the sun beating down on my skin
2012.  for our time at the park
2013.  that my husband offered and went to the grocery store for me tonight


Unknown said...

Awesome thankful list Amber! LOVE IT!

Love photos too :-)

Kathleen said...

Love all the colors in your SOOC - can't wait to see it edited! I also just LOVE your shot of who I assume is Grandma Cullum. What a priceless treasure!

Rebecca said...

Wow! 2,000 gifts is so wonderful!

GeonHui's Bakery said...

2000! Way to go! What an awesome thing to look back on!

Carolina said...

So glad to read your grandma's party went well on Saturday. That is a very sweet picture of her smiling :)

And whoo-hoo for reaching 2,000 gifts!

Kay K said...

Isaiah is one of my favs.. Isaiah 40 31 I love !!!
Wow you have reached two thousand
we are blessed beyond measure !!!

Ashley Sisk said...

So many blessings and I love the photos.

Rosie@leavesnbloom said...

That food on the table looks so good. You are truely blessed.

Unknown said...

Wow - Great list! :D

Your food shot looks mighty tasty. ;)

Turquoise Gates said...

Congrats on 2,000! I am at the other side - just in week 2. Keep counting!

Mommy2Four said...

Awesome blessing it!

And your shots are gorgeous!

Lexi said...

nice post and great shots! love your header sweet!

Erin @ Wild Whispers said...

Amazing! You give me hope that I can reach this! Brilliant!!

Anonymous said...

Great blessings and photos. I love your red SOOC. Yummy!

stacey said...

Celebrating 2000 with you! I'm so glad you are continuing to count! Why would we ever stop now?

from the Gratitude Community

Anonymous said...

Congrats on 2000! I love reading how specific you get in describing your blessings. Thanks for sharing, Amber!

Kindra said...

Wow, over 2,000 blesings!!! I've been blessed by you sharing your blessings :) And I LOVE Isaiah 40:11 - what an encouragement to us as we learn to walk with Christ as new mothers.

Kelly Frances Dunn said...

Counting up was one of our first goals we were taught as kids, why should it ever be different as adults?! Awesome list. Awesome :)