When times are tough it's easy to focus on that and let yourself feel overwhelmed. And, if you're like me, it's too easy to get snappish and irritable. I have one remedy that never fails. I count my blessings. Over and over. Big and small. I count my blessings, name them one by one. Count my blessings, see what God has done.
baby Kara's smile
100% on a spelling test
a perfect ending to Mockingjay
Sloane's Life is Good water bottle
the super-fat September issue of InStyle
listening to bands that feature harmonicas
shopping at WalMart is always a social experience
Arlen was able to talk to Jeffrey on the phone today.
yards and yards of wide black grosgrain ribbon with white polka dots
The sun this morning was so obscured by the odd, opaque gray clouds that it looked just like the moon. When I mentioned it to my students they were all shocked because they had been wondering why the full moon was out this morning.
a mug rug designed just for me to match my classroom
I just "booked" my first Senior photoshoot.
eager hugs from last year's students
spending the day with my parents
the breezy, cool weather tonight
our newest family game, Nuts
reconnecting with old friends
autumn is not far away
Will you tell me a few of yours? Come on... let me rejoice with you.
August Break, day 16. Photo: Can you guess what this is? I bet you can.