{Day 14} Friday Florilegium

Yesterday, I read a fabulous children’s story aloud to Jane and Jack, The Bootmaker and the Elves. I loved the story, the Texan twang of the dialogue, and...

Night bus companions

I got on the 71 in the University District after an enjoyable dinner with my friend Julia.  Riding a Seattle bus from the Ave to downtown at night never fails t...

Feathered Gratitude

268. Grateful for the little hummers visiting me today. 269. For the little feet. 270. For the amazing wings. 271. For glints of iridescent red. 272. For the Cr...

Thank-Full

Mondays are for gratitude…counting to 1000 and beyond… 221. The twinfants were born to my dear friends Kimberlee and Doug: Ben and Luke.  After a scary week, my...

Three Weeks of Thanks

Mondays are for gratitude…counting to 1000 and beyond… “We never know where God hides His pools.  We see a rock, and we cannot guess it is the...

Gratitude

Mondays are for gratitude…counting to 1000 and beyond… 193. The birth of Sarah Kathleen on Friday morning to dear friends Cathee and Brian. Yay! 194...

Making a Gratitude Journal

My recent posts have centered around two themes: gratitude and memory, the two areas I believe God is leading me to focus on for 2010. In this time between Chri...

Anamnesis

As I look at the beautiful Christmas tree here at my parent’s home, hung with 40 years of memories, I’m struck by how this tree is like memory itsel...