The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; Indeed, my heritage is beautiful to me. Psalm 16:6

Monday, February 15, 2010

Multitude Monday

holy experience

I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
Wonderful are Your works,
And my soul knows it very well.
My frame was not hidden from You,
When I was made in secret,
And skillfully wrought in the depths of the earth;
Your eyes have seen my unformed substance;
And in Your book were all written
The days that were ordained for me,
When as yet there was not one of them.

Psalm 139:14-16

A hard week made sweeter by the graces of God...

(97) P B & J's for the masses.

(98) Sticky, post-lollipop fingers.

(99) Sweater that has been worn by all the Hoyers.

(100) Apple blossoms on my tree! Ahhh, the smell! It's sweet summer days from childhood all wrapped up in a smell.

(101) Twelve year old eager for a sleepover with 6 and 3 year old brothers.

(102) New flowers in my garden.

(103) An intensely blue sky.

(104) Lettuce in my garden! (OK, I know this has been on my list before. But I have to add it again because I haven't managed to kill it yet!)

(105) Airplane rides.

(106) The Whirley Pop.

(107) Craft projects that are completely free - used items I already owned. For a tutorial go here. (HT to Daily Portion)

(108) "Look, Mom. My face is happy!"

(109) Lettuce in the shape of a rose.

(110) A large basket of sweetness from a sweet neighbor. (Our 93 year old neighbor, Mary, had her daughter drop this by for the children. She is in hospice dying. And she thought of my kids! What a beautiful woman. Pray that her passing would be comfortable and she would enter heaven. She will be very much missed.)

(111) These lovely words:

Let my days be wholly given
Jesus’ blood to glorify,
Calm to rest beneath his shadow,
At his feet to live and die,
Love the cross, and bear it daily,
(’Tis the cross my Husband bore,)
Gaze with joy upon his Person,
And unceasingly adore.
~Anne Griffiths
(HT: Kim)

(112) John MacArthur back in the pulpit with his powerful preaching.

(113) Marianne's spelt cornbread. Serious goodness.

(114) The amazing sovereignty of God displayed through adoption.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Multitude Monday

holy experience

The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!

(79) "I need to whisper in your ear, Mama."

(80) New big girl haircuts.

(81) Blooms from my Beloved.

(82) Kraft goodness in the blue box.

(83) A gracious and very kind flight attendant.

(84) Toddlers playing nicely together!

(85) The kindness of the Noble family - dear, dear friends.

(86) The opportunity to worship with old family.

(87) God's faithfulness in sustaining, and growing, Grace Church West Hartford. There really are no words to adequately describe our joy to return and celebrate with these amazing people.

(88) New friends.

(89) Fire pit - for big men and little men alike.

(90) Reuniting with old friends.

(91) The refreshing cold of New England (it was 9 degrees when we landed!)

(92) Ginza.

(93) Special times with Nana.

(94) Getting together with great high school friends - and feeling like we were 18 again.

(95) My bed.

(96) Kim's home-made doughnuts.