Monday, November 14, 2011
In Everything : 1000 Gifts
In everything, give thanks.
I Thessalonians 5:18
It's all a gift. It's all grace.
It's been too long. The list continues...
The delight it is to proofread your child's writing, check their homework.
Parent-teacher conferences with wonderful teachers.
"Hey, Mom, can I tell you a secret?"
His teacher pulling me aside to tell me that in the class election between him and another, he didn't vote for himself.
Arriving to volunteer at school and catching this scene. Love that group of kids.
Will's Reading Rally speech. Big grins.
"Mom, thanks for coming."
Delicious meals delivered to my door. Thoughtful neighbors.
How she lingers at the dinner table with the adults.
Les Miserables at the Kennedy Center with our church's wonderful "Young at Heart" group.
November's golden light.
Sunset sky with silhouettes of just-bare trees.
The joy to help friends carry boxes into their first - and fabulous - house.
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.
And that we finally took the orthodontist up on her offer to 'buy' all the Halloween candy. It needed to leave.
November drives on the GW Parkway.
A three hour coffee date with an old friend.
Season ending soccer parties.
A friend's successful surgery.
Reading Feminine Threads. The encouragement in walking through history's halls of faith. We are beautifully enclosed in such a great cloud of witnesses...
My very own Jane Austen Film Festival. Best to do when husband travels for two weeks.
My dear friend who is always delighted to come and re-watch all the 'highlights'... the long looks, pregnant pauses, spirited conversations...
Our Saturday pick-up at Dulles. He is home! I'm so very thankful!
My husband has been in South Africa for the past two weeks.... will post photos soon...