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 ...

a day at home
quiet mornings in our corner room
Selections from One Thousand Gifts
eucharisteo = grace, thanksgiving, joy
"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)

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)

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

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

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)

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

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)


  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!

  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. :)

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

  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!