Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy – meditate on these things.” Philippians 4:8  

{the sweet & simple blessings of life} 
for which I am forever grateful. | August 10th-16th  2014

 “I will sing unto the LORD, because he hath dealt bountifully with me.” Psalm 13:6

10th: For impromptu Sunday afternoon lunch with guest speaker and some friends! Thankful for flexibility, half way decent house after a long busy weekend, and for friends who could grab the pizzas! 24 guests last minute – no problem, when God works it all out! 😉

11th:  For the cuddles & kisses. They make mothering worth every moment! 

 12th: For
another opportunity to stretch our wallet, for the sole purpose of being
able to teach & train our children in the Lord at home.. Not only
academically but spiritually as well, 24/7! Giving them a solid
foundation to plant their fit for the unknown future.

a husband who works hard. Even if it means being away for awhile. He
has a job, that enables him to provide for our family. That is something
to be grateful for.

For late nights putting necklaces
together. Each one represents a little income. The income represents one
step closer to bringing our little one home. <3

Jehovah Jireh—the Lord will provide! The Lord is faithful, He provides! Everyday we get a little closer to having our little one in our arms!

For a bountiful garden again this year. For the chance to share with others and still have plenty to preserve and can with for the winter months.

  Completing our first day of school for the 2014-2015 school year!

16th: Being able to actually have a Saturday to sleep in, cuddle with my man, and able to get a few projects done around the house.

lose an opportunity for seeing anything that is beautiful; For beauty
is God’s handwriting–Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky,
in every fair flower, And thank God for it as a cup of His blessing.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
What gifts of gratitude have you found this past week? 

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