Monday, December 19, 2011

One Thousand Gifts (493-502)

Continuing my journey of counting toward one thousand gifts...



This past week was jammed-packed with three Christmas celebrations. I am an introvert and it takes a lot of energy to participate in large social situations. So by Sunday, I was exhausted, napped, and recouped some of my energy.

Christmas cards have been sent. Groceries purchased for Christmas casseroles, meals, and side dishes. Packages are wrapped and under the tree. I can't take all the credit for wrapping since Wonderful Husband did a lot of wrapping himself.

#493 - 502 on my list of One Thousand Gifts. I'm thankful for:

493. celebratory time shared with co-workers, friends, and family

494. naps :)

495. car insurance that covers repair work on my van that was hit by a deer

496. a patient and kind husband, who doesn't call me an idiot when I do something stupid

497. our daughter who lets me borrow her car while my van is being repaired

498. a niece who is expecting her third child in June

499. our son sending us a Christmas card

500. our nephew who was born on Christmas day

501. Wonderful Husband who wraps gifts

502. Jesus' birth. The greatest gift of all!

This post is linked to A Holy Experience: Multitudes on Mondays, One Thousand Gifts.

This week I'll be baking pumpkin bread and cookies. Have you finished your Christmas baking?

4 comments:

  1. Someone else who broke the 500 mark this week! Hi!

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  2. Wow! You've been busy! May the peaceful rest of the Christ fill your heart!

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  3. Very nice things to be thankful for...and I totally get the bit about it taking a LOT of energy to deal with large social situations. It is much to easy to convince myself it isn't worth the effort. :/

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  4. I've been enjoying your One Thousand Gifts postings!
    Merry Christmas to you and your family!

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