Monday, February 6, 2012

1,000 Gifts

‎"Our worlds reel unless we rejoice. A song of thanks steadies everything. The answer to anxiety is the exaltation of Christ."

106. The truth that we have access to Christ {Romans 5:1-2}
107. {"And as He stands in victory, sin's curse has lost its grip on me..."}
108. Tacos, root beer floats, and a movie...quite possibly the best Sunday evening combo. ever.
109. Submitting assignments
110. Back-scratches
111. A piece of dark chocolate
112. A week off of work
113. Trials that remind us this world is not our home
114. Laura Story's "Blessings"
115. A warm glow radiating from the fireplace
116. A Pastor who shepherds
117. Sunshine
118. Assignments returned...{with grades that make me happy}
119. A family who chauffeurs me around because I don't have a car
120. Chatting about life with my oldest brother as we clean up the breakfast dishes
121. Watching that same brother sit down at the piano with a little girl on either side of him and play with them
122. Little girls laying side-by-side looking up at the Christmas tree
123. A reasonably priced airline ticket to CO Springs
124. Trees engulfed in fog
125. Fog lifting revealing those trees silhouetted against the golden rays of the setting sun
126. Another safe ski trip
127. Singing on chair lifts
128. A hot shower
129. Frost covered trees

“The greatest thing is to give thanks for everything. He who has learned this knows what it means to live...He has penetrated the whole mystery of life: giving thanks for everything.” - Albert Schweitzer

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