Monthly Archives: January 2015

Only Seen Close Up, Sky, Smooth Wrinkled, Bums, #1000Gifts

I don’t purchase cauliflower often which is kinda lame since it’s one of my faves and N1’s compromise for not eating broccoli (she despises broccoli with a passion). Every time I do buy it, I tear it apart slowly, lovingly, … Continue reading

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Witnessed blessings, Gifts bringing laughter, prayer, quiet, Gift from God’s Word #1000Gifts

16 January 2015 My husband and I have been married almost 9 years. We have our ups and downs like any couple. Those times when it’s all cartoon hearts and playful eye winks, and those times when you look at … Continue reading

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Gift worn, shared #1000Gifts

15 January 2015 This is one of my absolutely favorite outfits of all time. I remember when N1 got it for Christmas when she was 15 months old (it’s size 12m) but couldn’t wear it because she was too skinny. … Continue reading

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Startling Graces of God #1000Gifts

14 January 2015 Two things happened today with such startling immediacy that I felt like I was punched in the gut. In a good way. (Not sure how a punch in my soft gut could be good, but that’s my … Continue reading

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Something Below, Beside, Things About Myself I’m Grateful For #1000Gifts

12 January 2015 To be grateful for this is a HUGE challenge. The Orderly Fashioned Me does not like this. AT ALL. It’s like an eye twitch or when you can’t scratch the itch that is down your throat… it’s … Continue reading

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Yellow Gifts of Fresh Mercy #1000Gifts

11 January 2015 Most days you’re just bumping along, talking and listening and writing and reading and not giving a second thought to your mostly decent grasp of the English language. And then a new perspective comes along to make … Continue reading

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Sour, Sweet, Just Right #1000Gifts

10 January 2015 I’m about to be contradictory and weird (what I do best). I hate that my kids can’t go outside for more than 15 minutes because it’s cold and SOMEBODY won’t keep her mittens on (looking at you, … Continue reading

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