Category Archives: One Thousand Gifts

Complete TToT

Years ago I developed the habit of ending each day with a journal.  Each night’s entry was a very simple list–five things I found to be thankful for that day.  In 2011 I discovered Ann Voskamp and her book One Thousand … Continue reading

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TToT: Holy Week

#973-991 of my One Thousand Gifts Holy Week for me began in Georgetown, TX.  We attended Palm Sunday service at the First United Methodist Church and were warmly received.  Palms were waved, favorite hymns sung.  It was wonderful. Graduation is … Continue reading

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TToT: Harbingers of Hope

#963-972 of my 1000 Gifts The week has been filled with signs of Spring, little harbingers of hope. The yard  is trying to shake off the brown, dryness of winter.  Tiny, bright crocuses push up through the leaves, cheerful reminders … Continue reading

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TToT: An Upside-down Week

Giving thanks this week for the life of my cousin Tom. Cancer had been playing havoc with his body for a very long time, but never with his spirit.  May he find rest. This is the week I took the … Continue reading

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It Could’ve Been Worse: TToT

Happy Valentine’s Day. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sometimes we miss the blessings around us because they are disguised as rather bad stuff. Sometimes the blessing is that it could’ve been worse. A family I know was hit by a tow truck, but only … Continue reading

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