Monday, September 12, 2011

1000 Gifts

Counting the gifts:

251.  Spencer having the experience of a life time in Togo

252.  hearing stories about their work in the orphanage.

253. they were able to teach on the radio to three different countries.

254.  Watching Tom and Harley napping in the afternoon.

255.  finally being armed with cellphones to capture Tom rapping on video

256.  Tom rapping for the second time for those who missed it.

257.  so grateful for our new furniture which helped our house to become a home

258.  Having three of the youth from church come over to use the internet on Friday.  It was a blessing to be able to provide this luxury for those who don't have internet at home.

259.  having opportunities to say yes to God.

260.  quiet times capturing birds in the front yard.

261.  discovering Pinterest!

262.  Nathan's new job with Archie McPhee.  After making the move to a new state he spent three months diligently sending out applications and going on job interviews and it paid off with a job that he enjoys.


  1. Blessings indeed! Alida, I always enjoy getting a glimpse of your life... you are blessing to the Lord!

  2. How fun! Thanks for sharing.

  3. Love the new furniture :) It's amazing how much more the small things make us feel at home.

  4. Aweee! Many gifts! I love the new furniture and LOVE those paiting on the wall in the background! Did you guys paint them? They are beautiful with all the bright colors! :) Oh and LOVE the pic of Tom and Harley napping :)

  5. Thanks everyone...the art work is Tom's. He is enjoying painting here and all we have on the walls are his pictures.

  6. i enjoyed reading these gifts or these blessingsZ! thanks for sharing! :)

  7. What wonderful Blessings Alida, and even better to share them with us in pictures! :-)

    Have a Blessed Day!

  8. Thanks for stopping by my blog today! I will be popping back by to check yours out when my eyelids aren't drooping! Have a blessed week!

  9. Anonymous8:46 PM

    What a beautiful list! You are so blessed!

  10. awww...these are all awesome gifts! i want to see Tom rapping!

  11. Pinterest is a gift indeed. =)