What started as a chronicle of our journey from the East now records the stories of our life in the West...
Monday, February 28, 2011
Breathe in..... Breathe out.... the gifts #596-618
Because it bears repeating, and because who can say it better than her?:
" Counting the gifts, one thousand gifts, isn’t an Oprah kind of gratitude. It isn’t a new age kind of feel-good exercise. It isn’t trendy. It isn’t pop culture. And it definitely isn’t comfortable.
Counting one thousand gifts is to live the radical thanks of Christ. It’s about an exercise in the age to come coming now and finding comfort in the Comforter. It’s the culture of believers really believing, the culture of God and the Blood of the Lamb. " Ann Voskamp
a dream not yet lived
it's simplicity, and
living a life
beyond my wildest dreams
Softly and Tenderly in the wrong key
how it didn't matter
He can call in any key...
I can read His Word
sometimes I can understand it
how scrambled eggs and scraped salsa jar can be hospitality
That God chooses the foolish, weak, and base
so, I'm chosen
The basket on the table that holds our most vital Nourishment
how we feast here
daddy and kid built bed forts
the pup has more energy than we bargained for, and