Wednesday, June 25, 2008

I'm thankful for...

I was reminded last night of what an incredibly full life I live!! It was 'just' another Tuesday night and it could have passed by like every other Tuesday night, BUT as my head hit the pillow I paused to thank God for all the blessings He had given me in just one evening. ...SO many little things that I take for granted, like having an awesome dinner on the patio with my hubby and my good friend Kristi who left for Morocco this morning on a short term mission trip, our good friend Jed just stopping by to say "hi", picking up our Moroccans friends to take them out for ice-cream (this was a new experience for them...they didn't even know how to order!), getting a call from our dear friend Ralph who wanted to meet us for ice-cream (so he joined us at Graeters), having our favorite son-in-law & our three brilliant granddaughters join us for ice-cream, then my dear friend Melba showed up (Ralph's wife), then my beautiful daughter Tif showed up, then we were off to the park so the kids could run & play, then back to Omar & Aicha's for cake and mint tea, then home at last to my nice little home in the burbs for another nights rest!!!

I am thankful for my home, my faithful friend and hubby who is also an amazing cook and a great host, my incredible 4 children and their partners, great food, good wine, treasured friends, a church that hosts short term mission trips, the opportunity to have gone to Morocco the past 2 years, my God who has been faithful to give me a love for people different from myself, photographs, memories, friends who just 'stop by', new friends, old friends, young friends, friends from Morocco, coffee ice-cream, waffle cones, a son in law that I love like my own sons, 3 granddaughters that I treasure with all of my heart, parks, beautiful warm evenings, stars, Moroccan cake & mint tea and avocado smoothies, my old dirty van, enough money to buy gas & ice-cream, my house with all the food & dirty dishes waiting for me, my nice comfy bed...

and another new day!!!

Pressing On!

roxi (thankful for life!!)

1 comments:

pickerillamsterdam said...

wow. that was fast! i'm thankful for you! love, sunshine.