thursday thanks

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On this cold cold day, I thank God for:

  • living next door to my parents and their wood stove. so even when our apartment won’t heat up beyond 58 degrees, we can go a-visiting 😉
  • being “The Great Physician.” prayers of healing for my dad who is down with a stomach bug.
  • warm healing soups
  • the skills to have a hobby like knitting
  • nesting and making lists
  • a week of sleeping through the night before more teething started
  • our hopes and dreams

1 Thessalonians 5:18 “Give thanks in all circumstances for this is the will of God concerning you

**Concerning my previous post: There will be 2 more parts to Piper’s Story. 1 per week. Stay tuned 😉

thursday thanks

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Taking time to reflect on God’s goodness, no matter the circumstances.

Being thankful to God for:

  • Piper having slept through the night 3 nights in a row! (praying this will continue to be the norm)
  • We are all healing (even Joe…finally).
  • Moving into a new decade of my life this weekend (thankful, but not pleased…).
  • Being a wife, a mother, a teacher, a keeper of my home.
  • My wonderful family.
  • New adventures to be had this year (updates as they happen).
  • An easy pregnancy, and healthy baby (prayers for more of the same).

1 Thessalonians 5:18 “Give thanks in all circumstances for this is the will of God concerning you

 

**Concerning my previous post: There will be 3 more parts to Piper’s Story. 1 per week. Stay tuned 😉

thursday thanks

Taking time to reflect on God’s goodness, no matter the circumstances.

Thanking God this week for:

  • our pigs being able to drink the milk when the goat gets her hoof in it (along with any milk that’s gone sour).
  • morning sickness. Because it’s a sign that the baby is alive and well inside me.
  • a book series that have grabbed me this summer – The Infernal Devices by Cassandra Clare (next book out in March of ’13).
  • antique store finds, and favor with the owner!
  • farmers markets we hope to be a part of one of these days.
  • as always, my truly amazing husband, and adorable daughter.

1 Thessalonians 5:18 “Give thanks in all circumstances for this is the will of God concerning you

thursday thanks

1 – our 1st ripening tomato / / 2 – pretty purple potato blossoms / / 3 – summer squash / / 4 – nursing kid / / 5 – goat hugs

Taking time to reflect on God’s goodness, no matter the circumstances.

Thanking God this week for:

  • restoring my computer to me!
  • the added blessing of a second goat in milk
  • fresh raw milk every day and homemade yogurt from said milk
  • learning new skills
  • the provision of food that is brought forth from the earth whose source isn’t the supermarket
  • cheap thrifted finds
  • a long afternoon nap for the little one
  • keeping me humble when I start to get a little self-righteous
  • my husband; without whom, my life would not be what it is. That he works so hard to make a reasonable place for our family and animals and that he challenges me to become more industrious, a harder worker, and a gentler wife, mother and woman.

1 Thessalonians 5:18 “Give thanks in all circumstances for this is the will of God concerning you

thursday thanks

Taking time to reflect on God’s goodness, no matter the circumstances.

Giving thanks to God for:

  • blessing us with a pregnant goat so that we may start having fresh organic milk (and cheese!) this spring
  • the baby taking longer naps and switching to 2 a day
  • never having a beer shortage
  • providing for our needs even when we don’t know how we can afford them
  • the library giving me their coupons!
  • the kindness of others
  • the earth, plants, and animals that give us what our bodies need to sustain our lives
  • walks, warmth, and sunshine which get us out of our winter funk

1 Thessalonians 5:18 “Give thanks in all circumstances for this is the will of God concerning you