Category Archives: 1000 Gifts

Gratitude: Celebrating Blessings

I have counted gifts on this blog since July 5, 2010. Practicing gratitude has changed my life, but in recent months, I haven’t been as faithful about posting my lists here—or about the practice in my daily life. In an … Continue reading

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#1000Gifts – Thanksgiving Week with a Grateful Heart

It’s Thanksgiving week! I can’t believe this year is going by so quickly. Having a grateful heart has changed my life, so this week, like every other week, I have a list of blessings to share with you! #1476. My … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Being

A Lesson in Being, Not Doing I’ve beaten myself up for weeks because I feel like I’m behind with everything. I have left so many things undone. There are emails in my inbox that need to be dealt with and … Continue reading

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The Little Things

I meant to write this post on Saturday, and then on Sunday. And today. Here it is, 10:00 p.m. on Monday night, and I’m finally sitting down to write my gratitude list for this week. The truth is, I spent … Continue reading

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Abundant Life

I’m doing the Faithful, Abundant, True Bible study with some women at church, and we’re in the “Abundant” section now. Priscilla Shirer is teaching this section, and in last week’s session, she said something that really resonated with me: “True abundance … Continue reading

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Answered Prayers

Answered prayers come about in different ways. Some prayers are answered quickly. Some prayers are answered only after lengthy periods of prayer and waiting. Last week we received an answer to prayer on some paperwork that we filed for Princess … Continue reading

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Fighting Discouragement and Despair

If you’ve been reading my Friday wrap-up posts, you know that I’m studying The Battlefield of the Mind and other books to help me change my destructive (and non-productive) thinking patterns so that I can overcome, once and for all, the … Continue reading

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Gratitude: Many Reasons to Be Thankful

Note: It has been several weeks since I’ve written a gratitude post. I haven’t quit being grateful. I make time every day to be thankful for all the gifts in my life. I haven’t written a post in a while … Continue reading

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Back to the Basics: Gratitude (& Giveaway Winners!)

Gratitude Note: This post should have gone up yesterday, but technical difficulties prevented my posting last night. It’s never too late to be grateful, right? During all of my soul searching, I have found that I am not doing as … Continue reading

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Soul Searching and Gratitude

It has been a weekend full of soul searching. I have discovered some issues in my life that I need to deal with, and I have begun with heartfelt prayers of repentance and a new commitment to turn all of … Continue reading

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