a friend of mine is taking a 21 day gratitude challenge, which i have chosen to accept as well.
i am not posting every day of gratitude on my blog. however, i thought this particular exercise was fun, so i am sharing it...feel free to write your own ABC's of gratitude :-)
A- Amazing grace. i am so thankful for God's grace. it gets me through life!
B- Boys. my 3 wonderful boys. need i say more?
C- COFFEEEE!!!! anyone who knows me, knows i love coffee!
D- Deliverance from the bondage of sin. thank you Jesus!
E- Everyone that is, was, or will be a part of my life.
F- Father. even though my father has passed away, his love for me and his wise words will always live on in my heart.
G- God, the Father, who leads me and guides me through life.
H- Hank...my awesome husband!
I- Indwelling Spirit. to know that the Holy Spirit dwells within me, gives me a sense of peace.
J- Jacob. my third son. who has a very contagious laugh!
K- Kindness. the kindness of many people around me, help me to see the good in this world!
L- LOVE. may we all experience love in our lives! there's nothing better!
M- Mom. my mom passed away in 2009. i still miss her and our cafe mocha moments.
N- Nicholas. my first born son. there will always be something special about your first born child. Nick is so smart and funny. he always brings a smile to my face.
O- One God. One Love. One Hope.
P- Power of Prayer. nothing more to say. just pray!!
Q- Quiet..."be still and know that I am God."
S- Stephen. my middle son. what can i say about Stephen?! he is so curious and wants to know every little detail of whatever he is interested in at the time. he craves knowledge!
T- Truth. i hunger for the truth. i despise lying!
U- Unending love of God. without it, i am lost.
V- Victory. victory over sin and death through Christ Jesus!
W- Waiting. yes, waiting. i am thankful that i have to WAIT for God's perfect timing!
X- X-tra hugs from my boys! i absolutely love when they come to me for yet another hug!
Y- Yaweh. my Father in Heaven.
Z- Zippers! hahaha! i am soooo thankful for zippers! aren't you?