This was a week of many blessings; some small and some big. It was also a week of mistakes; again, some small and some big. I'm so thankful for this opportunity this week to look back and give thanks and I'm also thankful for a Lord who forgives me and encourages me to move forward.
This week I'm thankful blessings - #1717 - 1736.
♥ Warm hugs, reminiscing and prayers with a friend who lost her sweet husband.
♥ Tears of thankfulness welling up as she told me to thank my son for working diligently on her husband until the ambulance got there.
♥ Incredible strength in the midst of grief.
♥ Blessing a friend by making memories from the favorite shirts of an aunt who recently passed away.
♥ A wonderful visit with an international worker, talking about his work.
♥ Hot apple pie.
♥ Seeing how stepping out in faith can move mountains.
♥ Enthusiastic teens helping to lead a song.
♥ Smiles on a Sunday morning.
♥ Emily excited for a new adventure - she started 9th grade in a new school this morning.
♥ My new book is on the top ten list of hot new Christmas releases on Amazon and in the top 100 of Christian living>Holidays>Christmas books! Whoo hoo!!!!
♥ The generosity of a friend who shared peaches.
♥ Another friend who is letting me come and pick from her garden.
♥ Still another friend who told me to come and get pears and apples off her trees.
♥ Promises in the sky.
♥ The enjoyment of cooking.
♥ Happy customers.
♥ Renewed excitement