Wednesday, November 21, 2012

A Short List of Thankfuls

1.  I am thankful for hiding places and sunlight and silly kids. 
 
 

2.  I am thankful for hand lotion and humidifiers and steaming cups of hot tea. 

3.  I am thankful for kisses goodnight on early bedtime evenings.

4.  I am thankful for new books.

5.  I am thankful for cheap lipstick.  And plentiful makeup remover.

 
6.  I am thankful for freckled brown bananas and fresh-baked loaves.
 
7.  I am thankful for exclamations of wonder at the first star sighting.
 
8.  I am thankful for the familiar rowdiness of  neighborhood kids.
 
9.  I am thankful for Pioneer Woman's Pasta alla Vodka, and I am thankful for a high metabolism.
 
10.  I am thankful for the impossible colors of autumn.
 
 
11.  I am thankful for in-laws and extendeds and might-as-well-be-families.  I am thankful for hugs.
 
12.  I am thankful for a patient God, who allows me to question and falter and downright ignore, all in a quest for understanding.
 
13.  I am thankful for love.
 
14.  I am thankful for belly-laughs and tickle-monsters and chasing naked babies.  I am thankful for playing.
 
15.  I am thankful for blue skies and black skies.  I am thankful for white clouds and no clouds.  I am thankful for wind advisories and utter stillness.

 
16.  I am thankful for flying.
 
17.  I am thankful for history lessons and comic relief.
 
18.  I am thankful for jeans (and not skirts) and flats (and not heels). 
 
19.  I am thankful for tangled feet under extra blankets.
 
20.   I am thankful for slow motion memories.

2 comments:

Hmm...And how did that make you FEEL?