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everyday blessings

Have you ever read a book that impacted you in a big way … for the better? A book that struck a chord deep within and challenged you, encouraged you? That caused your soul to answer “yes!” with the turn of each page? When a dear friend sent Ann Voskamp’s One Thousand Gifts to me I didn’t expect this. After all, the premise is nothing new, nothing I didn’t already know. But as I have turned the pages, Ann’s words have spoken to me, challenged me to see beauty in the mundane, in the everyday. To “wake up to a thousand blessings” and to “live fully right where I am.” So I’m taking up my pen and paper and starting my own gratitude journal, where I will list the gifts all around me every day. I certainly won’t be sharing all of them here. I imagine that some will be deeply personal, while others will be words spoken, fleeting moments that won’t be able to be captured on film. But where I can, I intend to share them here. I do hope you’ll indulge, and perhaps, you’ll even join me!

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One Thousand Gifts, Personal
  1. erin says: One of my favorite books, and yes, utterly life altering. I love that you're documenting your gifts photographically. Makes me want to do the same... on 03.2.12 @ 12:43 pm

  2. Lauren Reynolds says: Erin, you should!! :) on 03.2.12 @ 1:27 pm

  3. Brittany says: I need to read that! on 03.4.12 @ 6:35 pm