All the Feelings
Veggie Tales wisdom:
A thankful heart is a happy heart,
I’m glad for what I have
That’s an easy way to start.
rainy day relief from the 90 degree sun
church friends who watch my younger kiddos so I can go to Panera alone for some blissful me time
Susanna’s radiant smile for me when I returned home refreshed
books that make me wiser than I am
Jesus in the book of Mark and how he felt all the feelings, so I know he sympathizes with me, too
people who serve others with excellence
good customer service
the way tears wash out a wound
our marriage and all that we are learning about each other and how it really is getting better with time
books that let me escape into someone else’s story for awhile
the way our kids play with each other and care for each other
how when I tell Isaac to please go play in his room, he says, “There’s no Ben in there.” And that explains it all.
my writing desk
My friend Walker Moore’s new book, and that he sent me a copy with a written reminder on the inside, “You are a my Father’s favorite daughter… and you matter to me, too.”
my parents celebrating 41 years of marriage this week
how Tim makes me go shopping for clothes when I don’t want to, because he loves me and wants to celebrate my birthday
good food, eaten slowly and savored
iced green tea, with raspberry flavoring
Thank you Lord, for every small gift and beauty graciously given that makes my life good and my heart glad.