Tag Archives: One Thousand Gifts

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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One thousand gifts

Hot homemade chicken soup when you’re stuck home after the family and grandchildren have returned home after celebrating Christmas with you and your husband and you now both have the flu. Comfort of soup, comfortable bed, warm home protecting us … READ MORE

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cool mornings before hot days… sweet, fresh mountain smell… quite stillness of early morning… By: Kim Van De Riet

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The Beginning of My Own Gratitude Journey

When I purchased One Thousand Gifts, I thought I was getting a sweet book of encouragement, but one that basically would be “singing to the choir.” When I received it and started reading, however, I found courage infused conviction, haunting … READ MORE

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A beginning…

When I picked up Ann Voskamps book, “One thousand gifts”, nothing prepared me for what I would read, or the way my soul would resonate at so many levels with the profound and poetic description of living the simple abundance … READ MORE

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Winter Blessings 2011

Thanking God for technology, too! :-)! These pix posted in the Flickr group along with 4 yesterday! I am having such joy looking at winter through the lens of “eucharisteo.” Blessings upon your head, Ann, for waking my heart to … READ MORE

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New beginnings.

Sun shining through the window on a cold morning; first sip of coffee in the morning; quietness. I just finished your book and must say Thank You for sharing your journey. You have inspired me to embark on the journey … READ MORE

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Finding Grace in Thanksgiving

ENTRY FROM WWW.BEAUTIFULANDBLESSED.COM FINDING GRACE IN THANKSGIVING So…strangely enough during Thanksgiving…being thankful for all things, even the things you don’t like…keeps coming to me… during my visit with my cousin in South Carolina…she told me a story she heard about … READ MORE

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My Sanctuary Moments

#483Strife ringing in my ears. Bird song pierces loud & strong, from that little fat bird on window sill #484Rain through drains #485Rainy days #486Floral comforters form a loving father #487Healthy cycles #489Little voice singing below eyes so focused on … READ MORE

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All is grace?

That’s what Ann always says. I don’t know about you but sometimes I have questions—all kinds. I don’t necessarily pray about them, I just wonder. I’ve always been that way: someone who sits back and “wonders why?” Most of the … READ MORE

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