We have had a week full of blessings. My cup is literally running over. The Lord is so good to me, and I am praising Him for His wonderful work in my life.
Blessing of snow ~ Last week my husband and I were talking about three wishes we would make. One that I mentioned was, “I’d love to be snowed in for three days.” Wishes are not prayers, but my God knows the desires of my heart, and in His love and kindness, He allowed me to have that desire last week! It began snowing on Thursday night and it dumped enough snow to keep us inside for three + days! It was wonderful! I’m not sure how anyone could really get bored at home. I could keep myself happily occupied for weeks! Let me show you some of the fun we had while snowed in…
Blessing of another birthday ~ Friday was my husband’s birthday, so I made him a cake. His favorite is Carrot Cake. I opted for a lighter version, and he loved it almost as much as my fattening recipe!
Blessing of a warm, cozy home ~ We sat by the fire and enjoyed our steaks, onion rings, salad and cake. Then we played games while we listened to some old songs on Pandora. Fun times!
Blessings of family traditions ~ It’s our family tradition to have breakfast in bed on your birthday. Since my husband needed to be out early on Friday, I delivered his birthday breakfast to him on Saturday. Eggs Benedict is what he’s requested for the last couple years.
Blessings of leisure time ~ Sunday services were cancelled, so I took the time to enjoy my coffee and my Bible reading from the warmth of my bed – something I usually only do on my birthday! It was so nice to be unrushed and able to really focus, unlike most Sunday mornings when we’re scrambling to head out the door.
Blessing of time in worship together ~ I don’t have a picture of this, but my husband had sent out a Bible study for families to do while home from church. Our time in the word and in prayer was precious to me for many reasons. What a blessing to worship together and to pray, knelt beside the family room sofa!
Blessing of beauty ~ What’s prettier than a snowfall? The picture below was early in the morning. Any direction we look shows God’s handiwork in so many ways – the moon, the sun, the snow, the mountains…What a Creator!
What blessings are you thanking God for this week?
With love from the snowy countryside,