353 – laughing hysterically while playing Monopoly as a family. Hysterically – you know, tears streaming!
354 – getting to the car with the cooler of snacks before the monsoon at football
356 – a walk in the park with my man
357 – a beautiful evening to take that walk
358 – Michael making mashed potatoes
359 – a rainbow at practice
361 – speaking of neighbors – they’re a great blessing! We happen to live on a street with mainly boys. It’s such fun to watch the posse move from the park to house to house. This should count as 5!! 🙂
362 – an amazing sunset at football practice
363 – Nathan scored the first goal of the first soccer game!
364 – Michael recovered 2 fumbles!
366 – a beautiful sunrise on our morning run
367 – a 2nd rainbow in 2 weeks!
368 – seeing 2 live armadillos on our morning run. I don’t think I’ve ever seen them living!
369 – seeing a hawk sitting right in front of a spotlight!
370 – Mrs. Ostroff, the best assistant ever!
371 – praying with friends for our boys in the parking lot
372 – a great Life Group Leader training. The Student Ministries pastors prayed for each leader or host and anointed them with oil. Tim & I commented that we think that was the 1st time we’d ever been anointed
373 – Michael making breakfast for his brothers!
374 – the power of prayer!!
375 – a new day after the day I fell FLAT!
376 – going to the store and coming home to a clean house! YIPPEE!!
377 – seeing the boys realize the joy of giving and serving
378 – a wonderful Life Group Meet & Greet
379 – little bitty frogs hopping along as we run
380 – seeing a little bunny on a morning run
381 – David following Michael’s example and making breakfast
382 – strength to make tough parenting decisions
383 – Nathan received a “You’ve Been Spotted” coupon. A teacher’s aid recognized Nathan’s consistent kindness and friendship to a boy in one of his classes.
384 – Lessons learned in soccer and football losses
385 – A beautiful full moon at practice
386 – Another beautiful full moon on a morning run
387 – Beautiful breezes
388 – a Great 1st Life Group meeting! We’ve got the 6th grade boys this year, for Michael’s sake. We had a super time getting to know the boys and playing Guesstures – Kids vs. Parents. Guess who won?! 🙂 Looking forward to an amazing year!!
389 – an unexpected check in the mail!
390 – coming home to boys’ working hard after a late morning run. Hallelujah! 🙂
391 – friends. And the growing sense of virtual friends. Yea!
392 – The boys’ creativity. They won’t let me post a picture, but I love it when they dress up and “get into character” for something. We played “hunt for the tiger” for family fun night and it was a riot! 🙂
393 – Family Fun Night – and that the boys look forward to it.
394 – Going out to eat together
395 – Being able to lead life group together with Tim. He said, “I like ministering together with you.” Awww 🙂 We’ve been doing it for quite a few years! It’s how we met. 🙂
396 – Learning about the Jewish Feasts of Rosh Hashana & Yom Kippur from Messianic Jews. Wow!
397 – The chance for Michael & David to be part of the campaign process by making posters and calling people.
397 – for all of you who actually read all these blessings and rejoice with me! Hugs to you al!!