Monday, January 02, 2012

countless gifts...

as He beckons me to enter in, i tip toe gingerly. i haven't even been entering in to my own life.  i've been blazing through it.  and so i slow.  i snap photos.  i remember what gift it is just to count.  it's two days now into the new year, and I've been counting since the clock struck midnight.  i love a clean slate, a fresh start, an empty journal.

counting His wildly sweet gifts in the daily (excerpts from #5254- #5283):

-- city skyline illuminated with dazzling bursts of color and fire
-- circling up for prayer at the start of 2012
-- Your invitation to enter in
--the beautiful garden of Your presence, with a feast prepared for me.
--family nap
-- a glorious "little" testament of answered prayer by Rosalind Goforth (read it here FREE)

-- sheer delight of snowman pancakes
-- licking the last flakes of powdered sugar
-- how easy it is for them to enter in to the moment

-- taking the time to join them in play
-- the warm sun on my back
-- making something lovely with them
-- his fingers still chubby
-- his feet growing before my very eyes


-- a rest from the hard work of play :)
-- brothers. forever.
-- shorts and sunshine in January
-- this glorious calling of ours.
-- Come to The Fire conference.  enter His rest.  watch every session here.

6 comments:

  1. I loved your list! Precious brother photos, especially them licking their plates clean! Many blessings this New Year.

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  2. LOVE the picture! It totally reminds me of the youngest son in "A Christmas Story" and brought a big grin to my face on a Monday!

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  3. Love those photos and those days of playing like that seems to fly by so fast. They took me back. Blessings!

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  4. Great pics! My oldest just turned 14 but I remember when she was a small as yours. They grow up fast. Thanks for sharing!

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  5. so sweet!love the way you said "the hard work of play" so true - they look so very content & happy - they must have a good mama!

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  6. What a beautiful, thoughtful list. I love it. Keep counting....

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