01 Oct

On my way to 1000 Things to be Thankful For. See the complete list here.

  • A church choir
  • “You do not faint. You won’t grow weary.”
  • My Redeemer lives!
  • The raised hands, fist pumps, and tears of the freshly baptized
  • Holding Thom’s hand in prayer
  • Grandpa Zimmerman’s birthday
  • Celebrating with his pancake recipe
  • Baby dedications
  • Life lessons from Legos
  • Fresh perspective
  • Happy “Accidents”
  • That God’s yoke is easy and his burden light
  • That Jesus is the All in All. “There is no need for a super-sized Jesus”
  • Leaders with character
  • Movies worth watching over and over
  • Conquering the dreaded sock basket
  • A great night of baseball
  • A $10million golf purse that comes down to the last putt
  • Humble winners
  • The moment when winners get to hug their wives in the crowd
  • Homemade bread
  • Old photos
  • Childhood friends
  • Rain that brings cool weather
  • All the laundry clean
  • Ignoring that the laundry will just get dirty again
  • A clean house
  • Empty trash cans
  • Thom’s birthday
  • Christian — the excellent gift giver
  • Blown glass
  • Bookstores
  • Friends who give great fashion advice
  • Shoes that are cute AND comfortable
  • Sleeping with the windows open
  • Mums in bloom
  • Feeling inspired
  • Pandora radio
  • An empty dishwasher
  • Learning new options on my camera
  • Fixing my camera myself
  • Google
  • Golf dates with Thom
  • Feeling helpful to a friend
  • Your Alma Mater on National TV
  • Roller Coasters
  • Jeff Dunham comedy
  • High fives
  • Drinking through a straw
  • Chips & Salsa
  • Free refills
  • Going to the movies
  • Finding the right size batteries when you need them
  • Fresh-cut grass
  • Tire swings
  • Rain boots
  • How Facebook has made it a Small World afterall
  • A postcard from your teacher when she’s out of town
  • Mail with your name on it … in actual handwriting
  • Filling the last page of a journal
  • The first page of a new journal
  • Cardinal Red
  • October baseball
  • Great smelling shampoo
  • Pinball machines
  • County fairs
  • Family night
  • Improv Comedy done well
  • Apples with Peanut Butter
  • Watching Christian sleep
  • Butterflies in unexpected places
  • Photo treasure hunts
  • Great photography
  • Great public speakers
  • The hour before sunset and how it makes everything look magical
  • A surprise text message
  • Catching up with my sister
  • Getting our CDs on an MP3 player
  • Tigers
  • The Seventh Inning Stretch
  • Ballparks
  • Take me out to the Ballgame
  • Pre-game fly-overs
  • Girlfriends in gratitude
  • How the Internet links all our journeys and stories in ways never before imagined
  • “Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love.” Psalm 143.8
  • Morning runs followed by long stretching sessions
  • An afternoon to relax because the house is already clean
  • A windows wide open kind of day
  • The way a camera lens makes you see things your eyes don’t
  • Over-sized sweatshirts
  • Needing a blanket on the couch
  • Your love, oh Lord, reaches to the heavens.
  • College game day at a Sports Bar
  • French Fries worth the calories
  • A great deal
  • Putting on pants instead of shaving your legs
  • Good neighbors
1 Comment

Posted by on October 1, 2011 in Challenge, One Thousand Gifts


One response to “#164-262

  1. Maria

    October 1, 2011 at 10:11 pm

    Love all of your gratitudes. It made me smile!


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