Monday, January 16, 2012

thanks, grace, and joy

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1024. conversation, hugs, and laughs with my lifelong best friend
1025. a new tender spot in my heart for lost dogs
1026. my hubby the handyman
1027. recognition in time to prevent a problem
1028. my easily pleased children
1029. my math-loving daughter
1030. my ever-curious son
1031. tidy and organized bathroom cabinets
1032. sour cream on my tacos
1033. the organic section of the grocery store
1034. my little one tall enough to reach the lightswitch
1035. sushi 2 go
1036. paying for strangers behind me in line at Starbucks
1037. encouraging tweets
1038. a morning with friends @ Mama Chiks
1039. the lost dog being found
1040. mom talk and laughs and watching our kids play
1041. Chick-Fil-A grilled chicken nuggets
1042. nightgowns
1043. clean bathroom counters
1044. Saturday mornings

Eucharisteo, thanksgiving, envelopes the Greek word for grace, charis
But it also holds its derivative, the Greek word chara, meaning joy.
-Ann Voskamp, One Thousand Gifts