one thousand gifts {#946-980}

“Satisfy us in the morning with Your steadfast love,
that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.”

{Psalm 90:14}

I’ve noticed that I’m more prone to notice grace-gifts in the morning.
He never fails to satisfy me in the morning with His steadfast love…and it always continues throughout the whole day.
His love never fails, never wavers, never gives up on me…and He shows me how in a thousand different ways.
THAT causes me to rejoice and be glad!

946. the promise that the Lord will fulfill His purpose for me. {psalm 138:8}
947. jars of clay christmas music
948. sweatpants + yours, mine, & ours + a catnap
949. rediscovering why we’re best friends and a starbucks cup to remind.
950. an extra cup of coffee with french vanilla creamer
951. the end of an alistair begg sermon on the way to work
952. eating the ugly frog first
953. sleeping, snotty, head-banging, pouty, loveable, laughing babies


954. stew beef
955. the blessing of kids performing and the joy it brings


956. kind people at the bank
957. feeling like helen crump and not having aunt bea pickles
958. a day that felt like spring
959. hearing the Gospel told by kids
960. presents from students
961. God’s timing…leaving work just after a three-car wreck happened (one car in a ditch going the wrong way)
962. parades and charlie brown christmas with jack henry
963. sweet hymns of joy in GRATEFUL chorus raise we. let all within us praise His holy Name. ♪
964. laughs at work
965. lunch and braving the mall with charla.
966. a most delicious dinner prepared by mom (apricot chicken & swaddled beans) with sweet fellowship with jane and ellen.


967. the most entertaining rendition of “the messiah” i have ever experienced
968. being spoiled with lunch at the glitz with mom, kathy, janet, terri, helen, and barbara


969. spiced apple refresher = 24 grams
970. sunsets over horse farms
971. my sense of humor being understood
972. buying gifts on sale
973. reflecting on the past through facebook’s new timeline. too neat!
974. great harvest cinnamon chip toast
975. still being awed at the glorious mystery of the incarnation
976. a High Priest with sympathetic resonance
977. lunch, presents, and starjazz with ate for the last time this year.
978. being surprised at porter’s program with so many unexpected people i knew (students, former church family, coworkers, favorite principals, precious friends, and even the fish-face lady!)
979. encouragement and sharpening from one of the strongest saints i know.
980. singing with my little church choir.

Since reading One Thousand Gifts, I started my own journal of grace-gifts God blesses me with every day. I will spare listing all of them here, but I will try to share some of my favorites every Monday. 

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