Sharing the Fruit of God's Spirit

Posts made in March, 2012

A GRAND THANKS for Motherhood

Posted by on Mar 27, 2012 in Blog, Grand Thanks | 0 comments

“See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are” 1 John 3:1 I continue A GRAND THANKS, my own list of 1000 thing for which I am grateful. It’s a list inspired by Ann Voskamp’s book, One Thousand Gifts. This morning my list reached page 16 and Item #574 where I added Motherhood. When I think of my sons and my thrill at being their mother, I’m not sure why Motherhood got buried in a list that has included the divine...

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A GRAND THANKS: What I wasn’t expecting!

Posted by on Mar 9, 2012 in Blog, Grand Thanks | 1 comment

Eleven days ago I started A Grand Thanks, a special project to use the 40 days of Lent to list 1000 things for which I am thankful. I expected my list to force me to stop and notice the snowdrops in my garden and the beautiful shades of green outside my office window. Guess what I wasn’t expecting to see? Read on. Thanks to Ann Voskamp, I have had the delightful opportunity to stop and appreciate. Ann’s book One Thousand Gifts inspired me to leave the pity party, to find time for quiet...

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