Monday, February 27, 2012

Occupied with Thanks

"When you are occupied with praising and thanking Me, 
it is impossible to feel sorry for yourself."
(Jesus Calling)

"Be thankful in all circumstances, 
for this is God's will for you who belong to Christ Jesus."
(I Thess. 5:18)

A week of remembering, celebrating, and praising God ~

Thanking God for so many things ~

My husband's miraculous recovery ten years ago from a terrible accident - click here to read more.
The joy of remembering, and praising God, together with family and friends this week.
A family meal together yesterday, honoring my husband and celebrating 10 years!
Reading of records and memories from hospital days.
Viewing of banner that family made for him while in the hospital.
Sharing memories together around the table from those traumatic days of accident and recovery.

Another week of preparation for our youngest daughter, preparing for her second child.
A bread-making day together, stocking her freezer.
The aroma of freshly baked bread filling our home.
Time spent together with daughter and three year-old grandson.
Anticipation of new grandbaby coming, soon.

Learning more in PSE - making photo collages, blog headers.
Items donated for our Student Venture Silent Auction.
Completion of Photo History, and mailing of invitations for Silent Auction.
Time spent with friends studying James.
Emails, phone calls, and texts from family - brightening up each day.
"Empty nest" days with my husband.

"Your awareness of your constant need for Me is your greatest strength."
  (Jesus Calling)

(Counting 1000 Gifts in 2012 - #142-158)


  1. What a miraculous story of your husband Cherry! So grateful that he is doing well now. That is so neat that you get together to celebrate! You have such a beautiful family!

  2. I appreciate your thankful heart.

  3. Hi Cherry:

    I noticed you mentioned studying James. Are you by chance doing the new Beth Moore study? We just began last week at my home church and I'm so excited about this study.

    Thanks for visiting Reflections of His Grace.