Monday, May 31, 2010

Listing my blessings...









"For the beauty of the earth, For the glory of the skies,
For the love which from our birth, Over and around us lies:
Christ our God, to Thee we raise this our hymn of grateful praise

- Folliott S. Pierpoint (from the hymn: For the Beauty of the Earth)



Still counting to 1,000...


Sweet blessings from the week:


522. 1/2 day of school on Friday and the long weekend
523. evangelism conversation with our small group
524. Java chip frappacinos
525. a student - back. 
526. Dad James (Happy Birthday!)
527. the kids playing in the snowing seed fluff.
528. peace for Brian
529. a sparkling clean house
530. our new bird window
531. our first iris blossom from Grandpa's garden
532. promise of a new baby for a friend
533. fresh summer sheets
534. a great sermon by Jeff Arthurs
535. proud art students
536. A sweet friendship between two students 
537. raining maple seeds
538. secret Yemen girl blogs
539. time alone
540. future grace


(Prayer Request: Tomorrow my Dad finds out how effective his cancer 
treatments were...please pray that he is fully healed and cancer free!)



holy experience

9 comments:

  1. Yum, I like Java Chip Fraps too. I also just said a prayer for your Dad! Blessings to you.

    Amy @ http://missionalmamassoul.blogspot.com/

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  2. I will pray with you for your Dad!
    I join you in gratitude for those half days of school and long weekends...time to rest and relax!
    For irises...my favorite flower!
    blessings
    ~a

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  3. what a great blog - I've never been here before!!

    Stef

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  4. Delightful to meet you and share in your thankfulness today. Simply beautiful, simply today.

    New to the gratitude community,
    Sara

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  5. Agreeing with you in prayer for his body, H2T (head to toe), to represent ALL that Christ died for on the cross- salvation, healing, wholeness.

    Everytime I come to your blog the verse gets me! My passion is building/ designing even though i'm not at it much anymore. Regardless, I love it's meaning. Mostly because my life is still in the building stage as I journey to my heavenly home.

    Beautiful thank-you's!

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  6. prayed for your dad.

    thanks for listing your blessings.

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  7. Praying, "Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven." There's no sickness in Heaven :) xo

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  8. Love your blog! Love your list!

    Nice to meet you! Found you over at A Holy Experience. Looking forward to connecting with you lots more!

    I'm your newest follower!

    Traci
    http://www.ordinaryinspirations.blogspot.com

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