Monday, November 8, 2010

The Slower pace of Autumn

 The slower pace of autumn makes it easier yet to stop and count my blessings.

From #201- 226, each one of them a true gift from God.



* the slower pace of autumn
* cats who chase mice
* time to sew
* a crochet blanket, almost finished
* and the young man who can't wait to snuggle up in it


* an older brother who teaches his younger sister her English lessons
* beautiful daisies in a field of dead grasses
* spending hours at the dining room table after the evening meal
* kisses from my children
* and their arms around my neck


* finding beauty where some might never see it
* warm autumn days
* no need for the furnace yet!
* the warmth of the fireplace
* lower grocery bills than ever thanks to the abundance that He provided during the summer



* water-plenty to drink
* much needed rains
* the kind that brings eternal life
* being washed clean by His blood


* men, working alongside one another
* friends, who are willing to teach
* a husband, who is eager to learn



* roses still blooming
* a community of women who are ready to embrace newcomers
* older women teaching younger women
* fellowship meals after worship on Sunday


Count with us?


holy experience

4 comments:

Amanda said...

Tracy, absolutely gorgeous photos as usual! I so love reading your thankful posts... you have a beautiful knack for the special things in life that many often overlook. I love that...

Bonnie said...

So good Tracy!

Mrs.Rabe said...

Wonderful list as always....I should do this list...

Terri said...

I love your list. The photos are amazing, as they always are.

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