Author Archives: athankfulone

My Greatest Gift

The other evening I had great joy in watching my husband tote the trash bin down our long country driveway while my five year old son pedaled as hard as he could behind. All the while I stood on the … READ MORE

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The gift that is my husband.

Where can I even begin… My heart swells in gratitude towards God for my husband Matias. He is my better half in every way, he constantly leads me closer to Jesus and demonstrates His love and grace towards me. I … READ MORE

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crunchy snow, ducks sliding on the ice while trying to land! :)

Thank You for sliding ducks, muffled peace on first snowy day of 2015, for fluffy duvets and hot cuppas! I’m grateful for this book, which takes me deeper on a journey that started May 2013 when He said ‘ get … READ MORE

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List started……

Received book for Christmas, had it on my wish list. Started reading it Sunday and am inspired to start my 1000 gifts of thanks. This week is easy, I’m on vacation….next week a return to work, well that just might … READ MORE

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He’s gripping me!

I am so thankful that God keeps reaching through my storm clouds, reminding me He’s there and there’s no storm that makes me unreachable to Him.  I’m thankful my husband bought me this book and God keeps whispering in my … READ MORE

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Eucharisteo Inspired Thanksgiving

One Thousand Gifts touched my life in a special way.  While I was reading the book, I took Ann Voskamp’s challenge to count 1,000 gifts of my own.  Last Thanksgiving I completed the list with a heart that overflowed with … READ MORE

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A cup of tea

For a warm cup of tea on a November day, the cool air around my face as I look out on the autumn colours of the garden.  The remaining leaves on the Acer tree dance in the dappled sunlight and I … READ MORE

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gifts

Hi, Just wanted to share some gifts our Lord has given me. My sister, Lucy lived for 37 years on dialysis.  She died at 49 and she knew the joy of Jesus.    She suffered much like having three kidney transplants … READ MORE

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Thank you

I have just finished One Thousand Gifts.  2 weeks ago the book was introduced to my sister by another family member and she gave it to me, I in turn will give it to 3 others.  Thank you, I need this right now … READ MORE

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Grace in the midst of depression and beyond

I have known what it is like to live in the dreggs of depression, and I have known what it is like to live with relief from depression, and I am thankful for God’s grace in the midst of both. … READ MORE

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