1413. A multicultural worship service that speaks to my heart
1414. Flag bearers carrying 80+ flags to represent the 80 + different countries
1415. Prayers of healing over Pop before his surgery
1416. A little glimpse of heaven as people sing songs of praise in several different languages
1417. Hard eucharisteo: Lil Sis’ rash that won’t go away
1418. An afternoon of major cleaning in Lil Sis’ room
1419. Hard eucharisteo: a hard conversation about getting rid of our little feline friends because of the rash
1420. Crazy nagging headache that lingers all day
1421. Our Great Physician, Pop’s successful surgery
1422. Dinner with Extreme Response friends
1423. New heaters for cold nights
1424. A car battery dieing, still under warranty
1425. The Man and Big Sis’ time in the woods
1426. time to help some old friends pack and move
1427. “And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.” Romans 5:5
1428. Kids in a circle taking a moment to encourage each other.
1429. Figuring out that Lil Sis’ rash probably isn’t from our feline friends and isn’t contagious and will go away on its own
1430. Accepting that the same rash will linger for 6-8 weeks and we can only treat the symptoms
1431. The love between Lil Sis and her feline friends
1432. CHOCOLATE! (I know that I have probably listed it before, but no one can be too grateful for the gift of chocolate!)
1433. porch sitting under colorful trees
1434. two boxes full of Christmas items for the Man to take to the Extreme Response Christmas parties in South Africa
1436. the beginning of a month when people really count their blessing; 28 days of Thanksgiving!
And when people count – when we take the time to recognize ALL OF THE AMAZING GIFTS that we are given daily, we are happier; more content; and more easily recognize even more gifts that He gives us each and every day!