One Thousand Gifts

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. (James 1:17)

Gifts straight from God's hands:

41. The chatter of birds at sunrise

42. A reliable vehicle to take us from place to place

43. Wisdom for those tough decisions

44. A dishwasher that effortlessly washes two or three loads in one day

45. Double-stuffed Oreo cookies

46. Being able to live in a house where my children have room to grow

47. The sound of a Northern Cardinal on an early morning walk

48. Sorrows that come to stretch out places in the heart for joy

49. The first bite of a savory meal.

50. Learning from my mistakes.

51. The expectation of Spring.

52. Green grass tickling my toes.

53. Medical doctors who are able to diagnose and treat illness.

54. Raindrops on spider webs.

55. Political discussions that challenge the participants.

56. Pitter patter of little feet running with abandon.

57. Mountains to climb.

58. Calamity that brings people together for a common good.

59. Friends who speak the truth.

60. The strength of an uncut stone.

61. Grace.

62. Sharing all the firsts with my children.

63. Finding shapes in the clouds.

64. Sunny 75 degree days.

65.  Sacrifice.

Gifts everyday, everywhere, good and perfect from the Father of heavenly lights.

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