Monday, October 4, 2010

O give thanks to nature's King

O give thanks to nature’s King,
Who made every breathing thing;
His, our warm and sentient frame,
His, the mind’s immortal flame.
O how close the ties that bind
Spirits to the Eternal Mind!

-Josiah Conder

I'm still counting my blessings, 1-1000....

801. Maria's bag of orange hats!
802. new small group-ie
803. Mom's chili on a rainy day
804. autumn packages with Katie
805. Student: "You have such a great life." Me: "Why do you say that?" Student: "Because you have me!". 
806. my tea wallet
807. Watching Katie captain with energy, humility and grace
808. unexpected early morning energy
809. Brian's thoughts on "peace".
810. dollar store sensory fidgets
811. Friday night guitar praise
812. snuggled at home on rainy nights
813. autumn decorating
814. car crocheting
815. My brother, Jonny - Happy 24th!
816. Glenn's hug and PJ's face when they got 100% on their first history quiz.
817. a seven week old smiler
818. The kids table at the third service, and their enthusiasm
819. Dad's sermon, Brian's music
820. the children of God, together.
821. Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it... (1 Corinthians 12:27) 

 (Dad, preaching)

(The body of Christ)

holy experience


  1. Love your list and your blog. Inspirational and may I say cute? 803, 808, 817, and 821 resonate with me and bring a smily to my face - thank you.

  2. I love your student! How very precious. And I join you in gratitude for the body of Christ and for your dad who loves the Lord and has passed that on to you.
    grace to you

  3. What a wonderful list and such simple things..and some not so simple.