Thanks for early March

I'm giving thanks today (one day late to join the multitude...again).  One thing I'm thankful for is my second son who is a real gourmand.  The plate you see above was one of two such dessert plates prepared by Clayton for him and Theo.  
He said, "Mom, you might should [might should?  where is this boy from, Georgia? hee hee!] take a picture of this.  And put it on your blog."
I am happy to oblige.

Here are a few ways I've felt the love of the Father this week.

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* Prayer Life seminar with Paul Miller
* crusty New Englanders...I'm not making it up, they really are crusty!  They get away with stuff that would NEVER fly in another part of the country.
* God's hope in my heart
* hearing immigrants' stories with my students
* Theo serving us with pillows and blankets while we read aloud
* BARE GROUND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
* curbs that are ice-free!  ( you will being to sense a theme)
* my parents, willing to host Walter for a whole week!
* Walter's first trip alone on an airplane - EEEEEK!
* Lucy going to bed at 6:30 - it's hard work being 5
* God meeting me in desperate, head achey prayers
* laughing with sweet little 5th and 6th graders
* my husband's grace toward me
* the ice on our sidewalk is GONE!  I see grass, dirt and lots of trash that's been buried for months!
* putting jammies on at the end of the day


  1. I’m here from Ann’s – and it’s Thursday – but you know how many there were to get through – and I love reading them. It just took me this long to get to yours. And not to worry I have posted at least one “Multitudes on Monday – on Tuesday” posts :)

    My fave from the list by the way - * the ice on our sidewalk is GONE! I see grass, dirt and lots of trash that's been buried for months! (Because I had a sidewalk one year that was just like that – I remember all the goodies that thawed) - {smile}

    Your list was contagious, and I’m more thankful for having read it.

    God Bless and Keep you and yours


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