It's been a long breath since I read Sarah ban Breathnach's Simple Abundance. I remember how she said to script a journal of simple blessings everyday.
Last Christmas my friend Kimberly gave me a "Blessings/Gifts Journal" with a shell the color of my current blog banner and the simple instruction to: "Every time you think of something the Lord has given to you, write it down."
#6 Clean pantries
#7 Boston Creme Pies
#8 Older daughters who come home
#9 Older daughters who have aced the fine arts of everything domestic even though you can't take credit for teaching any of it...unless it was all those years of helping to care for younger siblings.
#10 Middle daughters who have become exceedingly tidy...though you can't take credit for that either.
#11 President's List
#12 Dean's List
#13 Reminding another child to always remember that a test score does not define his life
#14 Co-op classes which prepare my children for studies in the areas I lack
#15 Awesome sons who give me and get me set-up and all-a-twitter with my first-ever Iphone!
Dare to Live...Right Where You Are...Count Your Holy Experiences...See how Much God loves you...