Tuesday, March 22, 2011

nail by nail…

Monday 3/14/11

293. a perfect rainy day off for recovering, snuggling, and spending time at home

294. posts and updates from friends across the world

295. for Japan

296. for the American Red Cross, Doctors Without Borders, etc

297. for putting it into perspective

Tuesday 3/15/11

298. for an understanding husband when I’m frustrated

299. the sweetest, most vivid dream ever…

300. music

Wednesday 3/16/11

301. for working with an incredible nursing student

302. for teaching, and learning continuously

303. for coworkers that are so generous to each other

304. sunsets- and the reminder of how great our God is and how faithful He is

305. John 3:16 on 3/16

Thursday 3/17/11

306. the power of God, another clean bone marrow biopsy at work

307. holding hands and giving hugs

308. St Patrick’s day fun on the unit

309. relationships- and that God made us relational human beings

Friday 3/18/11

310…for sitting outside in the morning, listening to the birds, having coffee, and spending sweet time with Jesus

311. perfect blue skies…one of my favorite things

312. sound sleep- a cure for exhaustion

313. “by His wounds, we are healed…”

Saturday 3/19/11

314. a date night at home

315. the peace in the morning

316. cool spring breezes

317. sleeping with the windows open

318. the safety in being able to do that and how I take it for granted

319. a yellow prop plane flying overhead

320. soaking in His goodness

321. ch 2 of a thousand gifts- I found myself wanting to underline, highlight, and circle every word

Sunday 3/20/11

322. Sunday morning church

323. knowing that in all things I walk with a God that is good

324. taking pictures with my dad- more later!

325. the country roads that I drive each day

Monday 3/21/11

326. a good day at work

327. cook-out drive through and a quick date with John

328. my cozy bed

329. the first full day of spring!!

If clinging to His goodness is the highest form of prayer, then this seeing His goodness with pen, with a shutter, with a word of thanks- these really are the most sacred acts concievable.

-Ann Voskamp


2 comments:

  1. over from ann's blog to see your 1000 gifts. to be inspired. am inspired.

    by the way your words by ralph waldo emerson-love.

    thank you.

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  2. I loved #321, wanting to underline, highlight, etc. . . . I know just how you feel. I found it so hard to read slow and deliberate, to the point I just did a nonstop read through it first, then went back for the "soak" time. I loved your whole list today. I felt your peace and quiet spirit! Thank you for that!

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