Thursday, January 08, 2009

Thursday Thanks Tank #69

I am thankful. Here is what is on my Thanks Tank list:

1. Starbucks gift cards: Really, yes, really that is on the top of my list today. I think I might have to escape soon to the town's only Starbucks that is tucked inside a grocery store. I love having a couple of gift cards so I can treat myself without feeling indulgent.

2. Play dough: Two of my boys played with play dough for 3 hours the other day. Seriously, think about it, they played with it for 3 hours! I am thankful for that time that was mostly peaceful. (No, I didn't say the 3 hours was fight free.) I am thankful for toys that persevere through time.

3. Being Known: I am known. It is simply amazing. I was reading Psalm 139 this morning. I was reminded that I cannot comprehend God but he knows me. He knows my thoughts before I think them. He knew me before I was born.

4. Verses that compel me to action: Here are a couple from today: v17 How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them! v23 Search me and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts.

5. My children's dad: He's my husband but I am being thankful for his role as Daddy. The guy got a gift certificate to Amazon and spent it on a guitar because his 7 year old got a guitar for Christmas. He wants to help him learn. I am thankful for his dedication to our kids.

6. The sound of my kids playing nicely: They are playing nicely at this moment. I am thankful for each and every moment like this.

7. GOM: This little Gravity of Motion (GOM) blog has become such a fun hobby. (I have to have an acronym for it- right? I mean, if I am EVER going to TXT about it!) I am thankful for this online space.

8. Football: I am thankful for football and how much fun my hubby and I have watching it. I am a bit sad the season is coming to an end now. And now... I am going to go watch the BCS Championship game.


He And Me + 3 said...

I love your list especially the one about being known...isn't it wonderful?

Alicia said...

How awesome! I loved the one about the guitar!!!!

Beth E. said...

I have to drive 45 minutes to get to the nearest Starbucks. It is soooo worth the wait, though! :o)

How sweet of your hubby to learn to play the guitar. He sounds like he's an awesome dad.


McCrakensx4 said...

What a great post! I love #3...being known is the greatest! And college football too! ;)

Trisha said...

The times of nice play are so wonderful.

I'm actually opposite on the football one (don't hate me! :)) I'm glad when football season is over so that other things will be on tv.

Have a good night!

Jessica said...

I love Psalm 139...

I love Starbucks but you can never count on the one at the grocery store. I've gotten 2 or 3 bad ones there..

I'm thankful for YOU and your consistency with your blog!

Pam said...

What a great list! Love the reminder that I am known.

Totally miss being able to watch football with my man. He's out tonight watching the nat'l championship game without me, boo!

So glad you're still doing these and thankful for GOM, too. : )

Dana-from chaos to Grace said...

awwwwwwwww...he bought a GUITAR! That is the SWEETEST thing in the world!!

aj said...

I am VERY thankful for you, GOM, and your dedication to it. :)

godsown said...

Link to your blog from Grace Alone.
Verses that speak to your heart or compels you are so precious!

Denise said...

I like your list.