January #blessingsketches

When I thought about how God told me my word of the year was Peace, I thought of different things He might want me to achieve. As I sat in Him and listen, I hear Him whisper ‘I want you to count your blessings’. At first I wasn’t sure how that could bring me peace but I obeyed. I obeyed out of the respect I have for the Lord and out of the fact that counting what I am grateful would never harm me. As week one turned into week two I noticed small actions that might have gone unnoticed. I started to count many more blessings in one day. I was learning to let myself not come to anger, fear, and anxiety  as easily. I was thanking God for all that He has made, small or large.
What an incredible month of blessings it has been.

  1. Holy Bible
  2. Donald, the local duck
  3. Sketch App for android
  4. Energy
  5. My inhaler
  6. Hot Water
  7. Happy Mail
  8. Michaels Haul
  9. Fresh Air
  10. VC Andrews Movies
  11. David Bowie
  12. Love
  13. Clean Carpets
  14. Naps
  15. Phone with Mom
  16. Robin Sighting
  17. Conversation
  18. New Blog
  19. Stamp Ink
  20. Fiona, stuffed giraffe
  21. Scrapbooking
  22.  Early Morning
  23. Stairs
  24. Pillow
  25. Electricity
  26. Stars Wars 4 & 5
  27. Buttons
  28. Butter Nose, a raccoons
  29. Gilmore Girls Return!!
  30. Neko Atsume, a kitty app
  31. Mini Storage Trays

 

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25th Birthday

My birthday was Monday, the day I usually try to post but skipped this week.

I feel I should write something profound, embark some wisdom or knowledge or maybe a few of my funny stories I have.  Maybe I will. I don’t really have plans for this post.

I guess I never saw myself hitting this number. When I was younger, all I could image was turning 16, get my licence and drive away. Of course, several events happened that caused me to stay and I’m grateful for that. However, I still never saw myself at 25. If I did see myself, it was a blurry image of a single mom with so many kids, broken and alone.

Praise God that He has a plans for us! That His plan is bright and splendid.

Now I’m 25. I learn more about myself and the world around me everyday. I don’t know where I will be in 5 years but that’s okay. I know God is wonderful. I know that with God in charge of my life, I can drive though the night with headlights off (metaphorically speaking). I have a joy and peace in Him. Amen? Amen!

So no art this week but next.