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Thankful on a Thursday - Simply Thankful.

Today I don't have any personal anecdote or reflective statement to make.

Today I sit in the simplicity of gratitude and thankfulness. 

Heart spilling over, bubbling up, pouring through my skin, lingering on my fingertips.

What are YOU thankful for this Thursday?
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51. God's faithful, unending & constant provision.
52. Thoughts and dreams of sunshine, sunglasses, sunscreen and river water.
53. The way he still gives me butterflies.
54. Watching the sun break through the clouds in the early morning.
55. Sticky and gooey fingers after a good batch of cookie dough.
56. Tender nuzzles from the furry and wet nose of a faithful companion.
57. Sore fingertips after pressing & sliding along violin strings.
58. Good, long laughs with him over cajun food and wine.
59. The sound of the camera shutter, capturing the greatest smile I've ever known.
60. Small reminders of encouragement creeping in the dark places.
61. The way my baby's face contorts with delight upon recognizing his mama from across the room.
62. The power of resurrection. The story never gets old or dull.
63. God is changing me, molding me, slowly & gently.
64. A quiet afternoon with an epic story about hobbits, elves, wizards and men.
65. The way sunlight lifts every mood. The bright rays bring joy where rain has dampened the spirit.
66. A weekend spent at the beach with teenagers eager to learn more about this man, Jesus.
67. Writers who are superb at their craft, and the way it inspires me to invest in my own.
68. New paint colors.
69. Certain artists that force me to pause and reflect.
70. Grace. Grace. Grace abounding, welling up and pouring out into every crack.


  1. Even on days when I don't want to be thankful, this is SO GOOD. Thank you.

  2. Just found your blog by clicking a comment left on another blog and then clicking another blog and then someone linking to this post...

    Anyway, I LOVE your blog! I also live in Portland. I don't have a blog, but I'm thankful for the forecast of the sun this afternoon so I can take my boys to the park on my bike.