Steph in Nampa, ID: the hidden gifts

Jenny who wanted several of us to read this book the rescuing from an unhealthy, abusive marriage bird flying on the way to the settlement conference beautiful whispy clouds on a bright blue sky on the way to the settlement … READ MORE

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my 10 gifts for today

!. Watcihing shoots of dill ciming out of the dirt in the planter 2. My husband cutting veggies to make our weekly soup 3. The purple flowers that have start blooming around my work place 4. meeting my bus budy … READ MORE

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#7

  #7. A peaceful morning up on the farm, horse heads waving out of their stalls and snorting gently at me…time just by myself with Charlie (‘my big guy’) and leaning against his big, soft body. Kind neighbors who let … READ MORE

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Toddler Thanks

I am so thankful for my toddler, Charlie – he helps me to be present in the moment.  A couple of my favorite things – his awe for the everyday…the moon, an airplane, the spring flowers.  And I love that … READ MORE

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Daisymae

# 1. Rain, soaking the ground, living waters, new life. #2. Rumble of thunder, power of the Almighty who picked me up in my brokeness, breathed life into my soul. #3. The comfort of my afghan, His arms wrapped around … READ MORE

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Sharing My 1,000 (and beyond)

I just completely finished “One Thousand Gifts” – something I’ve been savoring and pondering slowly over a few months with a blue highlighter in hand. I first rushed through a couple of chapters, started keeping my own journal, and then … READ MORE

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eyeswideopen

I have finally learned to slow down and really see the beauty around me after years of racing, doing for others. ┬áIt is so amazing how lovely are the faces, voices, sunshine, stars, birdsongs, dog licks, soft breezes, snowflakes, rippling … READ MORE

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1000 Gifts & beyond!!!

  I am so incredibly grateful for discovering your books & website. I recently saw you on James & Betty Robison’s TV program & loved what you had to say. Thanks for your beautiful words, photo’s & encouragement!  Sisters in … READ MORE

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A song in my heart

Driving to work each day I try to spend part of the time in prayer. Lately the Lord has been putting little songs in my heart… nothing complex, but each one a blessing, and often I hear them in my … READ MORE

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A Heart Like Beverly’s…

My friend Beverly is the picture of warmth, sincerity and creativity. Her whole life is a work of art. How rich I am to have her friendship.  By: Deana Vassar

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