Gratitude Monday

December 21, 2009|10:57 pm

While showing hubby the blog pictures of the wool I realized it was time for a gratitude post.

So today’s list in no particular order: Holiday shopping done to the point of being able to relax even if the storm coming is as bad as they say. Friends who come to visit.  Many children working on secret projects for their siblings.

Have a blessed evening.

Multitude Monday

December 7, 2009|8:37 pm

Time for a gratitude post. I am not even sure where to start so I’ll dive in! In no particular order.. I am grateful for grandson staying put where he belongs for another day ( not due till January but giving his mom pains!).. for the smile on Peyten’s face when he plays truck with aunts and uncles… electronic services and fast mail that lets me send messages and get them from Germany and Iraq.. for laundry that waits to be folded.. and waits a bit longer because I am having fun with the children instead of cleaning house.. But then we’ll have fun with cleaning house if my attitude is right..I am grateful for libraries and books that come via inter library loan.. for friends and fun activities like dyeing wool with kool aid.. for kisses and hugs and stories to read..for a God so HUGE and merciful..For a loving husband.

Such Gratitude..

December 2, 2009|11:20 pm

in my heart right now. For precious thoughts shared on a friend’s blog. For lessons God is trying to teach me. For a family that blesses me time and time again with love and smiles. For a husband that not only works hard to support us BUT does it with the attitude that he will do whatever necesary to keep me at home with our children. I know some women choose to work or work because they need to and I wouldn’t want to say that I would never return to work. We have discussed the possiblity with the economy being the way it is. I just know that for right now, God and Pat,  have made it possible for me to spend my days with my children, loving, teaching and sharing time with them. I am a very blessed mama.

Counting what I am thankful for..

November 10, 2009|8:00 pm

I just saw the massive amounts of apples still in my dining room and on my deck. Undone.Slowly going to waste. I thought about chucking the whole lot out to the sheep and the horses.. after all, they would be grateful for them. But wait! I am choosing to be thankful! So I came in here to post a note about how glad I am we have been given these apples. Along with sausage making tomorrow I will be processing another batch of apple butter. Food for the soul and for our tummies. Nothing is better than being able to say”No worries, there is plenty of food downstairs.” when the winter lay off happens. I am determined my husband will not be stressed even if it turns into a six month layoff again this year.

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Isn’t fall beautiful? Bringing home the apples was a blessing and so Gratitude number 2 is apples to be done. Number 3 is for the way the house smells while they are being done. Number 4 will be the topic of my next post.