Life

For fluttering eyelashes on a healthy sleeping child Chubby toddler hands holding my face in place for a kiss Cold, rosy red, 6 year old cheeks glowing with life God-questions from the older son at bedtime Reading a book, snug … READ MORE

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Grateful for this book

Today I am grateful for the placement of the One Thousand Gifts devotional that I stumbled upon last week.  I just began the first couple devotions and already my book is filled with highlighter pen marks.  So much rich goodness … READ MORE

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The Difficult Thanks

19. Hoped for hope between us. 20. His reactive backlash of hatred and rejection 21. My scurry to wall off, find place and move out 22. The earthquake of love/hate tearing at beautiful 6 year Olds heart  23. Christ, rejected/hated … READ MORE

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In the moment

A half a hundred daffodils Dancing with abandoned thrill The hover of red dragonfly Honesty deep in now dim eyes Aged tree branches gnarled and bent The haunting honeysuckle’s scent Rising towards a sickle moon That in turn will spherical … READ MORE

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Rest

A warm, soft bed and pillows when I am so tired.

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Snores

Grateful that my husband is snoring so loud I cannot sleep at all. It means that he is here next to me…  

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Eyeglasses

I am grateful for clean eyeglasses when I can see so good.

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Thanks for job…..

Although I would LOVE to be retired and just putter around on the farm, I am thankful I have a job working with animals and my desk overlooks a beautiful field through a fabulous picture window and every time someone … READ MORE

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Starlight Mesmorized

Thankful for the gift of work and a job that lets me get up while the world is still fast asleep. I can see the stars and watch the sun find its place in the sky–all before my first break! … READ MORE

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Seaside gifts

A sea eagle soaring high on the thermal currents The soothing rhythm of the surging, roaring waves, calming my soul Warm sand softly caressing my feet Scent of seaweed Cold wind blowing away all inner cobwebs Colours of a radiant … READ MORE

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