Monday, January 3, 2011

Daily Bread

While I was away I had a chance to look around the web a bit.  By chance (?) and within minutes I found two people who had this verse posted on their blog/website.   Jeff Cavins recites it to his children on their way out the door for school and Julie posted it on her blog.  I guess you could say that somebody was telling me this was exactly what I was looking for my own children.

The Lord bless you and keep you!
The Lord let his face shine upon you, and be gracious to you!
The Lord look upon you kindly and give you peace! ~ Numbers 6:22-26

My 1000 gifts numbers 338 -  366:

Having a babysitter available within minutes
Driving safely in rain, snow, & ice
Your prayers
Praying with Grandpa
Hard conversation with Grandpa & Him shining in
Spending four days in the hospital
Having dinner with my Dad
Dad who says it's okay to call St Elizabeth's
Sleeping on a cot for three nights
Snoring sounds
Doctors with sensitive hearts
Old stories & memories
New stories
Sounds of my kid's voices
Sound of Adam's voice
Family
My sister
Coming home to a clean house (better than it was left)
My sister & Dad living close to the hospital
Home with my own family
An understanding husband
Love
All who ask & offer to pray
Grandpa having slightly better kidney numbers
Grandpa getting out of bed for a small amount of time
Kids asking for me to read Bible books
Early fragrant birthday presents
Good night of sleep

Consider joining Ann as we count our way to 1000 gifts?

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6 Sweet Comments:

Holly said...

I love that verse and say it over the girls often when I tuck them in at night! Loved your last couple of posts about grandpa! Praying here! Love - Holly

Annesta said...

What a lovely tradition of reciting that verse to the children when leaving for school...I love that!
blessings
~a

The dB family said...

That is one of my favorite blessings! Have you heard it to music? Soo beautiful! Thankful to read of some improvements in your grandpa. You remain in my prayers.

Blessings!
Deborah

Kim Hawkins said...

Hi Tina,
This was my year end post on my facebook page: Sunshine Life Coaching

Such a powerful passage!

Blessings to you,
Kim

Katie said...

Love the list Tina! what a blessing to have wonderful Drs and this time with your Grandpa.

Randi Troxell said...

wonderful list... and i hope you are doing well...

btw-- wanted to let you know, i think i have figured out what you were talking about on FB.. and i am getting an email together for you with a few links... i have not forgotten about you!!!

happy friday!!!!!!!

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