One Thousand Gifts

 

Wow....where do I begin.  Most of you that know me and my family know the struggles that we have been faced with over the last 3-4 years.  I have put on a brave face and tried to take one day at a time and remember that God has a plan.  Some days it is easy but other days it has been difficult to pull myself out of bed and face the day.  Today has been one of those days.  For some reason I am feeling very sad and on the verge of a full out panic attack.  After a few minutes of crying and yelling out to God I remembered that my friend had given me her copy of Ann Voskamp's One Thousand Gifts to read.  I went to the website and God led me to this video:

 

Figuring Life Out - One Thousand Gifts from Jacob Forrest on Vimeo.

It totally lifted my spirits and reminded me that this life is so short and although we are in an unstable time in our lives each day holds blessings and not just one blessing but many that we tend to miss when we are focused on our struggles.  God has challenged me to begin today and just write down 3 blessings a day.  I am going to post them here and because I am creative I am going to do a page a day in an Art Journal that revolves around those blessings.  Will you join me?  I would love to share the blessings in my life as well as yours!