Monday, November 2, 2009

Multitude Monday

Today I am joining Ann and so many others in giving thanks.

I am thankful for:

- picture-perfect days

- hundreds of little butterflies looping their way among the flowers and keeping me company as I walk

- chilly nights and the warm comfort of a hand-made quilt

- the smell of freshly baked apple pie

- a phone call from a friend, reaching across twenty-seven years to reconnect

- hearing a friend, paralyzed in an accident from the neck down, say, "God is good - always."

- Dad home from the rehab center

- sitting on the front porch, reading a good book and just "being"

- studying the word with dear friends

- the smell of freshly cut grass

- the colors of fall

- the smell of a wood fire

- the encouragement of friends

"That I may proclaim with the voice of thanksgiving, and declare all Thy wonders."
Psalm 26:7



Unknown said...

LInda, that quilt in your header is so beautiful.
Wow on that 27 year reconnection. That is a blessing.

Maria said...

And blessings back to you, Linda!
I am 'smelling' the sweet aromas of your gratitudes.
apple pie
cut grass
cozy cotton of the quilt
fresh air from a chilly night

God bless your dad, your friends and study group... and you, Linda!
A lovely week to you ~ Maria

Heather said...

Rejoicing with you, Linda... I always love your lists! Truly a blessing to me~

hillary@dark::light said...

Lovely to meet you . . . thank you for your kind words and sharing your own gratitude with me. Blessings to you!

Rebecca said...

thanks for the sweet comment on my blog...isn't the gratitude community WONDERFUL?!

Grace40 said...

Thank you for the sweet comment on my blog and I am just giggling about the quilter in you and on your blog. It's my first visit! My dear sweet mom is a quilter and unsaved and prayed for daily by me as I wake up to one of her creations on my bed. Isn't it fun to see the Lord work in the details....Grateful again..

Trish said...

Thank you for stopping by and for such a sweet comment. We truly hope we were a blessing to Nonna...she didn't know the Lord and we tried to share Christ with her as much as we were able to.

I love the verse that is apart of your list. I need to commit that one to memory. Thank you for sharing your list with us.


Amy said...

hey Linda, how is your dad anyway

emily wierenga said...

to be able to say, God is good, while being paralyzed... humbling. my faith, so shaky... thank you for this list, linda. and i would love if my little one were to share your birthday! bless you, e.

Susanne said...

What a beautiful list, Linda!

grammy said...

I am Thankful for all those things too. Love it that you voiced them for me. Glad to see you are back and seem to be refreshed. I could use butterflies following me as i walk. To cold for that here (o: