Friday, November 25, 2011


Today is Five Minute Friday:

"For only five short, bold, beautiful minutes. Unscripted and unedited. We just write without worrying if it’s just right or not." Lisa-Jo, the Gypsy Mama


As the rain drops upon the roof, rhythmic patterns of soft and soothing I am reminded...
Reminded of the memories made and thanks lived yesterday.

The gathering around table with faces and lives not seen in a long time.

The sharing of stories and encouraging words.

The hugs and "I missed you's."

The lives of extended family and the sharing and laughter of memories past.

The secret inside jokes told, laughter resounding through-out.

The planning of a cousin trip in the future to come.

For these things I am grateful and thankful to God.
Not just in the giving of thanks, but in the blessing of being able to live the thanks...

...These memories watering my heart like the rain watering the earth.

For what are you Grateful today?


By His Grace, 

Joining Lisa-Jo and others for:


  1. Yes, grateful for a day with family here in this house, too. And for a new baby, a nephew, welcomed in just in time for Thanksgiving. Yes, in all things, learning to be grateful!

  2. A lovely gratitude list . . . particularly like the inside jokes and planning a cousin trip. Blessings to you and yours.

  3. Congrats on the new baby nephew Annie! Yes, in all things, learning to be grateful. Blessings friend, Cole

  4. Blessings to you and yours too Andrea! Have to love the cousin time. Blessings, Cole


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