Monday, June 17, 2013

Thankful For...

Praise God from whom all blessings flow...

-random I love you's
-safe trip to Nashville
-that moment when you walk into your family's house and everyone is excited to see you
-eating a popsicle like a little kid
- William sleeping the whole way home from Nashville
- a relaxing Monday
- the first 3 boxes packed for the big move
- patience to make it through days that didn't go as planned 
- dinner out with Grandma Sommers and cousin Tyler
- a loving husband who knows me so well and knows exactly how to take care of me
- the way William lights up when I sing to him
- friends who let me hang out at their house when my apartment building is being invaded by drilling and hammering.
- one more day to live this life and serve Christ
- Jesus paid it all
- grocery shopping without a 3 month old
- a husband who continues to show me what selflessness looks like
- games and dinner with our friends Ben, Karen, and Elise
- a chance to sleep in
- a lazy day in the midst of a crazy week
- a good book that is hard to put down
- getting to see a sweet couple celebrate 50 years of marriage
- my Dad and all the love he has shown me and my siblings over the years
- William in overalls
- a weekend with Ben's side of the family
- a clean kitchen
- bare feet on a clean floor
- the God gives me the desires of my heart when I don't deserve any of it

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Thankful For...

This list is late, but better late than never. Just a few of God's blessings on my life the past several days:

-it working out for me to spend a few days in Nashville with my Mom
-lunch breaks with the hubby
- owl city playlist
- trying new recipes
- getting a lot accomplished in a short amount of time
- unexpected baby gift in the mail
- the way William grins from ear to ear when I kiss his chubby cheeks
-a great visit with Mom making cards, talking, laughing, staring at William, and chillin on the back porch
- getting to be at RBC prayer meeting
- Memorial weekend with Granny Sommers, Dad-in-law, and Brother-in-law
- Getting to watch Dad-in-law cross the finish line at the Cotton Row Run
- Going geo-caching with the Hubby and Dad-in-law and finding 2 of them!
- my chiropractor
- my Hubby being a HUGE help while my neck what out
- reasons to be thankful despite a really crappy week last week
- a lazy Saturday to do nothing
- the beginning of a new week
- William taking a nap at church
- God's never failing love and grace despite my repeating the same mistakes over and over again
- meals thrown together from random pantry items that turns out to be super yummy
- Ben being on Daddy Duty so I could go grocery shopping by myself
- William's first real giggle :)
- joy in my role as a wife and mother
- phone conversations with Mom, Dad, and Ross
- pajama days