Monday, May 30, 2011

Counting Gifts 571-614

Every Monday I will be linking up with A Holy Experience to share my gifts for the week. To learn more about the book that inspired me to start counting my blessings, click here.

571. Teaching Haley's Sunday school class followed by Harrison's class
572. Always learning something new when preparing to teach
573. Fun with balloons while learning about the Holy Spirit
574. Sweet little girl praying for her Mommy who was in the hospital
575. Learning from an experienced preschool teacher while teaching Harrison's two and three year old class
576. Little ones saying "God made everything!"
578. Seeing a gregarious grandma play at the playground with the little kids
579. Monday morning play date with my college "roomie" and her sweet boy
580. Friendships that last the span of time
581. A baby boy that will be born into a precious family
582. Touch up paint
583. Haley's excitement at visiting the first grade class and the paper she brought home

584. Harrison riding his bike while I walk Rosie. Matt and Haley riding bikes, so nice to be out after many days of rain and storms
585. Playing nail salon with Haley

585. Sleeping on about a six inch space since the little man got into our bed in the middle of the night
586. Lunch with two lovely ladies, wonderful conversation, so blessed to have friends to look up to
587. After school play date with fun friends, helping my friend hang some pics and create a collage wall
588. Haley asking for seconds
589. Radar
590. God's protection from bad storms

591. A good laugh on the way to school involving Rosie and a Kleenex
592. Harrison is always either thankful for Rosey or me on our morning ritual
593. A sneaky's work is never done = job security

594. Saving money and remembering why actually trying to shop at a mall and a three year old boy don't mix
595. Harrison riding the little train, his excitement and thankfulness
596. Target by myself
597. Kindergarten graduation

598. A principle and counselor living up to their end of the bargain and spending the night on the school roof, the students getting a kick out of it

599.  Two little monkeys

599. Splash park

600. Mexican lunch with my boys
601. Letting Harrison choose our flowers at my favorite local nursery during their big sale
602. Planting flowers with Harrison

603. A hot guy in a super hero outfit

604. Great friends cheering Matt on at the bike race
605. Boys being boys

606. A highly coordinated girl

607. Finding treasures at estate sales with Haley

608. First trip to the Farmer's Market this season
609. Fun NY style pizza lunch with my sweet family
610. Haley's excitement at our first trip to the pool
611. Deciding it's okay to just be myself
612. A great conversation with a new friend
613. Matt and Haley putting a baby bird back in the nest

614. Daddy's little helpers


  1. What a sweet list, sweet pictures, sweet children. God is good.

    I especially love # 572: Always learning something new when preparing to teach.

  2. Wow! Those were surely some sweet blessings to cherish. Thanks for sharing them!

  3. Thank you! I am enjoying keeping this online journal of gifts! I think it will be a great gift to give my sweet ones someday! Blessings!

  4. What an amazing list of blessings to be thankful for. I espcially like # 585.

  5. Thanks Deborah, a few months ago I might have looked at that night as an annoyance and not a gift. I thank God for changing my heart!


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