Counting to 2000 – almost there…

I am continuing to count the blessings of each day and linking to A Holy Experience on Mondays. Based on Ann Voskamp’s book One Thousand Gifts.

One Thousand Gifts
        • I stepped out of my “shell” like Tadeo and went into my first bookstore to ask about carrying my book
        • bought Jesus Calling (leather bound) for $12.99 (50% off)
        • met a wonderful encouraging man, Sam, the manager at Berean Christian Books
        • felt a real closeness to God
        • received my first press release for Tadeo Turtle
        • great community of Haliburton, Ontario
From Skyline Park – overlooking the town of Haliburton
        • great art class – God inspires me to paint
        • a new tap dance step called the Tony Curtis
        • Wayne and I put up the creche and the hark the herald angel, shining bright for all to see in Arizona

        • encouragement from others especially my sister
        • great Bible Babes group in Arizona
        • peace – by listening to the quiet
        • new title for this website He Cares for You – 1 Peter 5:7
        • #1971 – my memory of the year 1971 – Wayne and I were married
        • God needs to work through me – not me work for God
        • “not by might, nor by power but by my Holy Spirit,” says the LORD ~ Zechariah 4:6
        • “it is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD” ~ Lamentations 3:26
        • #1975 – memory of the year of my first born son, Steven
        • slow down
        • #1977 – memory of the year of my second child, Sarah
        • great night at Red Mountain Community Church ~ women’s night, invited by a friend from Bible Babes

        • Christmas tree at Red Mountain

        • picture commissioned for the Women’s night – Celebrate Jesus – It’s True – stunning (the world, the stuff that affects us, the Light of Christ)

        • a new picture called “Tadeo Comes into the Light” – painted before I saw the picture above.
Tadeo climbs into the Light by Janis Cox
      • singing Ten Thousand Reasons by Matt Redman in church on Sunday


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