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!)

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

    Amy @

  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 favorite flower!

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


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

    New to the gratitude community,

  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!

  6. prayed for your dad.

    thanks for listing your blessings.

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

  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!