a few weeks ago i read the final chapter of Ann's One Thousand Gifts, and this past week Bible study focused on choosing the best; we completed a chart and looked up verses on the topic of sacrifices pleasing to God. the beautiful echo:
I will sacrifice a thank offering to you and call on the name of the LORD.
Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise—the fruit of lips that openly profess his name. And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
I am thankful for what He is doing in and through Ann. I am thankful for her invitation to each of us to make it personal (through both her book and the gratitude community).
In reading Hebrews 13:16, much comes to mind... but today I am drawn to Multitude Monday and the Gratitude community where we record the good and we share it with others, where He is praised again and again - as it should be.
i am forever grateful & forever counting... Enter His gates with thanksgiving, And His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him; bless His name. Psalm 100:4
the gifts, 930-
the opportunity to try it again, differently
knowing one day we'll get it!
until... we need to try it again, differently :)
you never know when that elusive acorn is gonna fall :)
puppies patiently waiting for piano practice to be completed
bunny love in her new harness - girl love's hopes of going on walks
she's ten & he's eight!
prayer requests for the trusting,
knowing it is Him alone who's big enough
Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth.
Worship the LORD with gladness;
come before him with joyful songs.
Know that the LORD is God.
It is he who made us, and we are his;
we are his people, the sheep of his pasture.
Enter his gates with thanksgiving
and his courts with praise;
give thanks to him and praise his name.
For the LORD is good and his love endures forever;
his faithfulness continues through all generations.