26 Oct

Here’s the latest on my list. See it grow HERE.

  • Backward Baseball caps
  • Holding the opposing team short on 4th down
  • Wild mushrooms – even the ugly ones
  • Enthusiastic & ENCOURAGING sports parents
  • Max Lucado books
  • Wireless Internet
  • Underdogs who win
  • Soldiers in uniform
  • Morning light through church windows
  • Screaming with 1000s of others in a stadium
  • An overtime win
  • Our God reigns Now & Forever
  • That I’m covered in your love
  • That I have tasted and seen that God is good
  • The weight of all our sin upon your shoulders that we should be called your sons & daughters
  • That what was once crimson is now white as snow
  • That I get to watch God’s love unfold
  • That you let me call you Abba — Daddy God
  • That in You we live and move and have our being
  • That in every breath, I am breathing in your grace
  • A greenhouse of mums
  • Foods that taste like pumpkin
  • Wild daisies on the side of the road
  • Orange bushes at the Robeson off-ramp
  • Bananas to hand a homeless man
  • Pig races
  • Christian on a pony
  • Simple pleasures like playgrounds
  • Roosters
  • When your camera battery goes dead but it doesn’t matter because your heart can hold it all
  • Each and every time I get to see the ocean
  • A really good sandwich
  • Boats with clever names
  • Reading with Christian
  • Getting to be The Mom
  • Puppies with giant paws
  • The smell of coffee
  • Red barns
  • Fields ready for harvest
  • Old farm equipment
  • Cotton
  • John Deere tractors
  • The Honor & Tradition of the military – even in something as tragic as funerals
  • Chris Tomlin songs
  • YouTube
  • Fog hanging over the early morning fields
  • Laughing a silly pet greeting card photos
  • Sleeping ferrets
  • Pet stores where they keep cute things to visit so you don’t have to bring them home
  • Made-up songs
  • When the weather is better than the weatherman said it would be
  • The last out
  • Being challenged to push to the next level
  • Being able to help people in tough situations
  • Surprise parties
  • Feeling at peace
  • Giving up the struggle part of struggling
  • A rainbow on a WV mountain
  • A fall leaf in a running gutter
  • Mountainsides in full color
  • Mom&Dad at a World Series game in St. Louis
  • Grain elevators
  • Illinois fields of corn
  • Kentucky horse farms
  • Thinking about Steak n Shake milkshakes w/o having to eat one
  • The many, many kinds of clouds God made
  • Private jokes between sisters
  • Official state songs
  • God Bless America sung by veterans
  • When the traffic-stalling accident is on the OTHER side of the Interstate
  • Seeing the #28 – Anywhere
  • Scrappy Cardinal baseball
  • Pregame World Series hoopla
  • State Welcome Centers
  • Clydesdales
  • Jokes at the expense of the Cubs
  • How little things feel like home, like Hucks gas station
  • The Arch in the distance
  • Staying in a hotel long enough to unpack
  • Emily’s wedding weekend
  • Meeting a dear friend’s soon-to-be husband
  • Picking up right where you left off, even if it’s been 10 years
  • Sunlight through the curtains
  • Mississippi riverboats
  • Engineering marvels like the Gateway Arch
  • A beautiful fall day
  • Seeing new things in a city I’ve visited dozens of times
  • Rotunda art
  • A foundation dyed Cardinal red
  • Finding our commemorative brick at Busch Stadium
  • The view from 630ft above the Mississippi river
  • Hotels with swimming pools
  • Pizza cut into square pieces
  • A really good meatball sub
  • A day with no schedule
  • Free beer at the end of a brewery tour
  • A dear friend’s wedding day!
  • Hugs from old friends
  • Bubbles
  • A beautiful mix of tears & smiles during a wedding ceremony
  • Flowers in fall colors
  • The Trumpet Voluntary
  • A super-proud father of the bride
  • My Dad praying at Em’s reception
  • Being called Daughter #2 by your friend’s mom
  • Conga lines
  • Dancing with my son
  • Giving myself permission to be silly on the dance floor
  • Sunday morning on the prairie
  • Waking up between my husband and my son — how did I get to be the luckiest girl in the world?
  • Soft socks
  • Gas station coffee
  • Beau Monde seasoning and how it makes me think of my Grandma
  • My parents dancing next to Emily’s
  • Holding hands in the car
  • Comfy car-riding clothes
  • Huey Lewis & the News
  • Racing Christian to the car
  • Cattails
  • A glass-blowing demonstration
  • Handmade art
  • Bees on Flowers
  • Ladybugs
  • Thinking of Emily in Hawaii with her new husband
  • Driving through tunnels
  • Wedding cake (even if it’s just the smell)
  • A great logo
  • A highway rest area right when you need it
  • Great gas mileage
  • People who are really dedicated to their job and go the extra mile
  • Remembering not to give up too soon
  • A nap in the car
  • Gas station snacks
  • Finding cheaper gas in other states
  • Analogies that work!
  • Tenderness
  • Watching true artisans at work
  • Planning a garden
  • The last leaf on a winter bare tree
  • Discovering local farmer’s markets
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Posted by on October 26, 2011 in Awareness Technique


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