one thousand gifts {#1613-1658}

“And you, who were dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with Him, having forgiven us all our trespasses, by canceling the record of debt that stood against us with its legal demands. This He set aside, nailing it to the cross. He disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them in Him.”

{Colossians 2:13-15}

If that doesn’t make you grateful, I don’t know what will.

1613. He still lives! And that’s why life is worth the living.
1614. a bustling, chatty, bright office
1615. granny telling the chaplain that her day was “yellow” 🙂
1616. videos that make people cry. score!

1617. 2 corinthians 5:13 from bro. parks. lol!
1618. an evening walk with romans 8
1619. work work work of all kinds
1620. running errands down nicholasville road in rush hour. angels all around me.
1621. buying gifts. so very fun!
1622. a former student taking my chick-fil-a order
1623. the armor of God…full armor!
1624. almost putting on dad’s khakis
1625. “it’s sarah’s fault.”
1626. a nap, though not long enough
1627. shakertown tomato soup with whipping cream
1628. ava defining wisdom. ♥

1629. recording “if i only had a brain” with mom. bless those poor children who have to listen to me.
1630. two & two to go with a bonus piece of bacon!


1631. new glass water bottle!
1632. good things at the Bob Brown House
1633. finally finding some shoes
1634. david platt reminding me of the sovereignty of God in his T4G message. how timely.
1635. making a card
1636. folding clothes with mom
1637. scary news but hope for good things—better than we can imagine {ephesians 3:20-21}
1638. peace that comes through prayer and the promises found in God’s Word
1639. tossing and turning—because I care. thankful He made me care.
1640. given much—required much.
1641. funny stories from the boss
1642. finding a parking spot easily at UK


1643. sitting next to legless sally, guarding the SPF, and getting strange stares.
1644. talking things out…something i really don’t like to do, but it helps
1645. {psalm 84:11} no good thing
1646. being in my pajamas by 5:00 on a friday night. for real?!
1647. sleeping late(r) than normal
1648. working in my pajamas first thing!
1649. mom making brunch and bringing me coffee


1650. dinner and a movie and christian mingle car chats with shanna
1651. pondering God’s hand at work…more past graces realized and uncovered
1652. good job discussions in Sunday school led by aunt janna
1653. i’ve won because Jesus got the victory!
1654. chop house with ate!
1655. clinique bonus! (one more ddml to add to the ridiculous collection)
1656. oh sweet sunday afternoon nap
1657. a cuppajoanne. ha!
1658. the encouraging faith of rahab

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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6 thoughts on “one thousand gifts {#1613-1658}

  1. What a wonderful video… such a wonderful place!! It is fun buying gifts. Peace that comes through prayer, that is such a special gift. Your list of gifts is fantastic… thanks so much for sharing! 🙂

    • Thank you. I have no idea how the Lord saw fit to give me so much grace through scrambled eggs this week, but He did. 🙂

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