Category Archives: One Thousand Gifts

Lights & Evergreen

Oh, so thankful… 41.  boys dressed in home sewn red vests & ties — so handsome! 42.  little hands clutching candles during the eve service 43.  hugs & laughter from dear old friends 44.  white lights & pine tree branches … Continue reading

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Joyful Heart

Jumping right in… 31.  laughing with my sister & mother in the kitchen 32.  stacks of peppermint bark & roasted pecans 33.  softly singing carols, with hearts that know all the words 34.  lit candles that look like the “top … Continue reading

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Warmth

A busy weekend, full of laughter.  So much to be grateful for. 21.  a sweet husband, encouraging me out the door 22.  long train rides shortened with laughter 23.  warm, soft, white gloves 24.  twinkly-eyed gentlemen singing Christmas carols in … Continue reading

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Quiet

The whole family stayed home from church yesterday morning. We quietly worshipped as we wiped noses and poured juice for scratchy throats. And even though the day was long with illness, and maybe because of the illness, our hearts grew … Continue reading

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Journal of Thanks

Updated on Thanksgiving eve — Over at her blog Holy Experience, Ann has started an online list of the gifts that the Lord has given her, and has invited her readers to join her.  She posts her list of thankfulness … Continue reading

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