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 24th-31st  2014

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

24th: For the freedom to worship God freely, every Sunday!

25th: Our large plant in the living room has been continually wet almost daily. And no one was fessing up to the reasoning behind it. Today, I discovered the watering culprit – my 2 year old. ; )


For another rainy day, that sets a slower pace for the day. ; )

For the opportunity to enjoy our first field trip for the year! For great weather, minimal crowds, lots of learning and great memories made.


28th: For a break in the rain for some good old-fashioned fun. And for creative child-like minds.



For the opportunity to sell a few homeschool books we no longer need or use, and be able to put that money right back towards a new year of school.


30th: For a chance to start a new Saturday tradition, that gives us a little extra time to bond and chat.

For these moments: “Mommy, for YOU!” It’s the thought that counts, his beaming smile and his eagerness to show his Momma love! <3
{Time to start teaching him to pick only the flower, not a good chunk of the bush. }



31st: For a husband who is willing to work in the kitchen, when his wife is tired and worn. And for the just because days. Seriously, I have the BEST!


 Never 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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