Monday, April 16, 2012

All Our Moments

Two three-year-old boys here for two nights and three days

"I am calling you to a life of thankfulness.
I want all your moments to be punctuated with thanksgiving."
(Jesus Calling)

Thanking God for His many gifts throughout this past week ...

Monday
a day at home
quiet mornings in our corner room
Selections from One Thousand Gifts
eucharisteo = grace, thanksgiving, joy
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"You are Mine for all time; nothing can separate you from My Love. Since I have invested My very Life in you, be well assured I will also take care of you." (Jesus Calling)

Tuesday
picking up three year-old Cruz for the day
giving his mom another day of quiet with her newborn baby
play-doh, GeoSafari, and other play
green everywhere outdoors
the best friendship of all
"I have called you friends ... " (from John 15:15)

Wednesday
staff meeting with our team
lunch together with my father at Skyline - celebrating his turning 91!
banana split sundaes
prayer time together with my husband

Thursday
handmade cards - for a granddaughter's birthday, and a baby shower
good dentist check-up
wonderful little visit with a daughter
holding newest granddaughter - 4 weeks old already!
shopping and errands

Friday
a friend coming over to share a prayer need
baby blanket with crocheted edging finished - just in time
gifts wrapped and ready
Ultimate Blog Party - meeting new blogging friends
"Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men." (Colossians 3:23)

Saturday
two little three-year-old grandsons coming over for a few days
giving their parents a little getaway, just the two of them
such happy boys
fun with Grampa while I left for a few hours
time at a Baby Shower for a daughter and her newborn daughter
two boys taking such good naps

Sunday
staying in KidZone with two little boys
their fun making a craft and having a snack
energy to keep up with two three-year-olds
living life through the eyes of a child
hugs and love given and received
a sweet granddaughter in TX turning 16 - where have the years gone?
sharing all these moments together with my husband and best friend

(Counting 1000 Gifts in 2012 #297-334)




5 comments:

  1. Cherry, I'm jumping over to you from Ann's blog. This is beautiful! I love how you have your gifts listed by the day, with a quote. I do find much inspiration and encouragement in what you have written! Thank you!

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  2. Cherry, love that you list your gifts by the day of the week. Never thought to do this. And with a quote. I haven't read Jesus Calling yet, but you make me want to! Thanks for such a beautiful post. These children are beautiful. :)

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  3. You are a blessed woman Cherry! Love & prayers, in Jesus, Cynthia

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  4. You count and share such beautiful gifts here.

    I love "living life through the eyes of a child".. I am learning that one :)

    And congratulations on having a newborn granddaughter... just 4 tiny weeks... so precious!

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