Just discovered a new blog, well, new to me anyway. It is called A Holy Experience. The writer of this blog, Ann Voskamp, has also written a book "One Thousand Gifts".
I have never read the book and have just begun reading Ann's daily posts but, right away, I was struck by the purpose of One Thousand Gifts - A Dare To Live Fully Right Where You Are - a recognition of the power of gratitude.
So, I have started my own One Thousand Gifts journal, where I can record daily reminders of all the beautiful gifts I have been given. These are the first four gifts that came my way today.
#1 - the blank pages of a journal - filled with endless possibilities
#3 - a text from my teenage daughter just to make me smile
#4 - wise counsel from a dear friend
I'm on my way - 4 down and 996 left to go!