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Count it all joy!

Ann, my daughter is 16 and has Aspergers Syndrom.  I bought her your One Thousand Gifts devotional for Christmas and one day when she was having a rough day I encouraged her to write down 3 things she was thankful … READ MORE

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Compassion Tea blog

Sharing a reframing of a situation, a rethinking, and how not to be the selfish moping child of God we sometimes are http://compassiontea.wordpress.com/2014/01/07/of-leaking-pipes-and-moping-children/ By: Linda Taggart

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To the Moon and back

The full fall moon which will eclipse Friday night has come to new light as I read this part of 1000 Gifts. This morning the colors are incredible here in the Northwest. The office maintenance man blew burnt orange, crimson … READ MORE

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3 gifts

Thankful for the morning sunrise, a walk with my dog, an opportunity to talk with The Lord. By: Deb

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3 gifts

Gift Held, My sheerling mitts, gift of holding my dog on my lap, a new pen with purple ink cartridges. By: Iris

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Three Gifts Returned…

The returned angelic smile from my youngest grandson, Elijah…the returned subtle squeeze of my hand from elderly mother who no longer knows who I am…the wag of my boxer’s stubbed tail when he hears me say my name. All is … READ MORE

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A few gifts

Praying with my girlfriends, holding their hands, feeling lifted up by their voices reaching out to God. Watching my child sleep in the still of the night. Learning to find joy in the hard days when pain seems overwhelming; finding … READ MORE

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Early Morning

370 Heartburn all night. 371 5 am lunch box melody. 372 2x up the stairs. 373 Sound of snapple bottles. 374 The lunch box clicks. 375 5:25 soft knock on door. 3756 Wide awake. 377 Strawberry fields memory morning 378 Half … READ MORE

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Day 3 Counting

7. my husband doing dishes with pretty pink plastic gloves; 8. the stabilizer that gives us an extra surge of electricity so my cooking gets to the table quicker; 9. a place where we can play with our new puppy … READ MORE

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Seeing with Eyes Wide Open

I love this counting of one thousand gifts.  I’m seeing everything differently, taking time for more than a quick glance.  And remembering that God is in it all, I’m even seeing the ugly differently – the ugly beautiful as Ann … READ MORE

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