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1000 Gifts – Made it!

After beginning my list of 1000 Gifts (inspired by Ann Voskamp) in November of 2006 I actually completed my list. (I have been ever so much more diligent in adding to my list over the last year.) Here are some of my final entries: 957. A beautiful harvest yesterday: tomatoes of all kinds, cucumbers, yellow […]

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a thousand gifts

I started my 1000 gifts list many years ago inspired by Ann V at Holy Experience. (I’ve been reading her blog for 6 years now! Always encouraging!) Well, an amazing thing has happened! She published a book call a thousand gifts 2 weeks ago and it has made it to the Best Seller List! She […]

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1000 Gifts — Trying to get back to gratitude

I want to be a more grateful person. I started this list of 1000 gifts a couple years ago but only made it to 176 and so I pick it up again…I hope to be much more successful in keeping up with it this time. 177. I’m grateful for a precious little boy to love. […]

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Follow up on Giving

Last January I told you that we were setting aside a jar to donate money for World Vision and I wanted to give you a followup on our progress. On Christmas morning after we opened our gifts we counted up the money we saved all year. Plus final donations from everyone including our family that […]

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Continuing on 1000 Gifts

81. My Grandpa whose love for Jesus is evident to all he encounters 82. My Grandma’s playful spirit 83. Chances to visit them in Montana—I pray we will get another chance soon 84. Charles C. Coffin’s book The Story of Liberty 85. Those who went before us to make way for our liberty 86. God’s […]

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71. Our Church Home 72. The Song: How Great the Father’s Love for Us 73. The Song: Magnificat 74. Instant Messengers ability to bridge the gap from Costa Rica to Arizona 75. Heart Felt Hugs 76. Our American Heritage 77. The American Heritage Festival 78. people who study history in such a detailed way as […]

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51. snuggling with my 21 month old on the couch reading a book together 52. braiding my daughter’s hair 53. a good night’s sleep 54. a new morning 55. God’s love reaffirmed 56. a fresh breeze blowing in the window 57. a great sale at JC Penny outlet—I got 5 new shirts for 99 cents […]

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41. My Bible—I finally found one that works so well for me! It has a beautiful pink cover and is just the right size. 42. God’s desire to refine me for his own good purpose 43. The hope of a better tomorrow 44. Friends that pray for me and keep me accountable 45. My sister’s […]

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21. Books—knowledge, ideas, friends, teachers, and adventure all waiting for me to absorb 22. The Bible—the best book of ALL! 23. blogs 24. a husband that shares the detail of his daily life with me 25. fresh baked homemade whole wheat bread 26. community supported agriculture—where I can connect with a farmer and get marvelous […]

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11. God’s Grace 12. My new Stainless Steel Popcorn Popper 13. My dear friend who bought the popcorn popper for me 8) 14. The approaching Advent season steering my thoughts back to Jesus 15. Hymns and Songs of the Faith that help me to worship God 16. The Gospel Message of Salvation 17. A New […]

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