Monday, February 14, 2011

1000 gifts...continued

I have already completed a list of 1000 gifts but on this wonderful day I think it is time to continue the journey...

gifts for a Valentine's day, compiled with the help of my girls...

19 years of wedded bliss....really, I'm not kidding
6 wonderful kids
a warm home
clothing to wear
food to eat
plans and dreams
difficulties to make us stronger
cheesecake
presents
sunshine
family
rain
deep snow drifts
my little hippie girl (she's just a hippie for today)
my little sweetie who is thankful for Jesus
The Truth Project
friends
laughter
smiles
giggles
straws
pipe cleaners
new fabric!!!!!!!!!!
finding the perfect pattern
putting those last two together to make something glorious
fresh bread in the oven
summer borscht on the table (yum)
classical music
the hope of spring
butterflies
flowers
The Mother Earth Garden Planner
tea
engagements
weddings
babies
cousins
being married to my best friend for 19 years
girlfriends
not caring for one day about what a mess my house is or how much weight I need to lose
being caught up with the laundry (for 1 day)
answer keys to math questions we can't figure out
it is a gift to no longer be required to do math! :)
quilts
good books
ponytail holders
hugs
new shoes
a 7 year old hurtling through the dark to land on me and tell me he loves me
sleep
waking up without pain (didn't happen today, but when it does, it is a gift)
green smoothies
Mr. Chubbs
Ginger
Storm
Cassie (even though it's time for her to make her way to doggie heaven)
love
peace
joy
patience
pictures
to have a thankful heart is a gift in itself
music
milk
comfy chairs
15 minutes
accountability partners
money
selling lentils
cookies
pink dresses
dolls
purple dresses
green dresses
Polly Pockets
flannel boards
pianos
hair
lips
tongue
nose
eyeballs
ears
teeth that grow in your mouth every day
cheeks
fingernails and nail polish
headbands
paintings
movies that make you cry
movies that make you laugh
owies that get better
bread
buns
bracelets
earrings
necklaces
glasses
Ipad
Ipod

2 comments:

Tim said...

Beautiful Read ! Inspirational and Joyful ! A True Blessing !

Lani - the flowerlady said...

thank you