Counting My Blessings: 1621 to 1630

Counting My Blessings

Every week (more or less), I share on the blog all the good things (and bad) I am grateful to God for. If you’d like to know more, check out these blog posts on why I do it and how to get started. Care to join me on this journey of intentional thanksgiving?

1621. My firstborn losing his first tooth. A milestone of sorts.

1622. The boys enjoying the animals, birds, insects, and all the space at their grandparents’ village home.

1623. A 12 hour road trip that included a flat tyre, and an icky, sticky mess.

1624. Enjoying the journey… rather than rushing towards our destination.

Boys enjoying the journey

1625. A stocked up freezer, thanks to my mother.

1626. A Life Worth Living by Nicki Gumbel.

A Life Worth Living

1627. Easing back into our routine after a week away from home.

1628. Jason giving me an impromptu kiss in the morning after a restless night.

1629. Authentic South Indian filter coffee.

Filter coffee

1630. Watching the boys during their Christmas choir practice.

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Counting My Blessings: 1611 to 1620

Counting My Blessings

Every week (more or less), I share on the blog all the good things (and bad) I am grateful to God for. If you’d like to know more, check out these blog posts on why I do it and how to get started. Care to join me on this journey of intentional thanksgiving?

{I’m not one to post a lot of pictures… But this batch of long-pending blessings needed some imagery to express my overwhelming gratitude!}

1611. Enjoying this view outside our home with the family.

Sky

1612. Saying “Goodbye!”

Accent

1613. And, “Hello!”

Mobilio

1614. Relishing an Onam Sadya for the first time.

Onam Sadya

1615. Getting a free copy of this.

Messy Beautiful Love

1616. Learning the difference between Logos and Rhema here.

Bethel

1617. Barbecue with friends, another first.

Barbecue

1618. A friend’s surprise baby shower.

Baby Shower

1619. Our first Comic Con experience.

Comic Con

1620. Having this as my desktop background. Calming.

Water

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Counting My Blessings: 1601 to 1610

Counting My Blessings

Every week (more or less), I share on the blog all the good things (and bad) I am grateful to God for. If you’d like to know more, check out these blog posts on why I do it and how to get started. Care to join me on this journey of intentional thanksgiving?

1601. Getting things done before they are due.

1602. The boys’ excitement over getting to pick a helmet for their father.

1603. Long talks with my mother.

1604. Four-day school weeks.

1605. Long weekends (at least for the kids).

1606. The boys moving furniture around to create an obstacle course in our living room.

1607. Sons who can get a room from chaos to clean in 5 minutes flat.

1608. Realizing that my sons who always say, “I don’t like to eat nuts,” actually liked pistachios.

1609. Jon saying, “Mama, this is the best food I never ate!”

1610. Realizing God used one blog post to convey different things to different people, based on their specific need. {Humbled.}

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Counting My Blessings: 1591 to 1600

Counting My Blessings

Every week (more or less), I share on the blog all the good things (and bad) I am grateful to God for. If you’d like to know more, check out these blog posts on why I do it and how to get started. Care to join me on this journey of intentional thanksgiving?

1591. Holding a new born baby.

1592. The kids laughing out loud while watching Piglet’s Big Movie.

1593. A humble breakfast out with the hubby.

1594. School holidays.

1595. Hearing the roar of my husband’s motorbike after 2+ years.

1596. The slow progress towards a regular routine.

1597. Good Christian fiction.

1598. Just enough strength to make it through the day.

1599. Catching up on lost sleep.

1600. Knowing Jesus.

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Counting My Blessings: 1581 to 1590

Counting My Blessings

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1581. Complete healing from sickness.

1582. The boys regaining their appetite.

1583. That I am home to watch over the kids when they’re sick

1584. Time spent at God’s feet.

1585. Lessons learnt from His Word.

1586. That the kids were able to catch up with the lessons they missed in school.

1587. A visit from an extended family.

1588. Faith displayed in dire circumstances… So inspiring!

1589. The all night worship & prayer my husband got to attend at church.

1590. Getting back to church and ministry.

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Counting My Blessings: 1571 to 1580

Counting My Blessings

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1571. Fresh mercy each morning.

1572. Getting drenched in the rain with the boys.

1573. Authentic Andhra meals.

1574. United prayers.

1575. Father and sons window shopping cars online.

1576. Cooler weather.

1577. Rasgullas.

1578. Hope for the grieving.

1579. Catching up with friends over a cup of chai.

1580. This quote.

“Trying to do the Lord’s work in your own strength is the most confusing, exhausting, and tedious of all work. But when you are filled with the Holy Spirit, then the ministry of Jesus just flows out of you.” – Corrie ten Boom

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Counting My Blessings: 1561 to 1570

Counting My Blessings

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1561. Ready made chicken masala.

1562. Daily workouts.

1563. Sore muscles.

1564. A husband who delights in imitating my quirkiness.

1565. Remembering the encouraging words my mother said to me almost 2 decades ago.

1566. Fellowship over coffee at a mall.

1567. Financial planning.

1568. The car magazine our sons can’t seem to get enough of.

1569. House cleaning that involves the entire family.

1570. Playing indoor cricket with Judah in our living room.

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Counting My Blessings: 1551 to 1560

Counting My Blessings

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1551. Amazing grace.

1552. Phone calls with Mummy dearest.

1553. Time to work out.

1554. A discerning husband.

1555. The Saturday homework marathon.

1556. More writing.

1557. Hot fudge cake at Corner House {Finally!}

1558. A 4-burner gas stove.

1559. Friends to share the struggles of real life with.

1560. Three little boys in their school blazers. {Dashing!}

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Counting My Blessings: 1541 to 1550

Counting My Blessings

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1541. The #YouAreLoved study.

1542. Changes.

1543. God’s strength displayed amid persecution.

1544. The sober realization that my boys will be in school for 7 – 8 hours every weekday, come tomorrow.

1545. The fact that I’ll miss their rapid-fire questioning…

1546. …and the way they trail behind me at home, all day long!

1547. Conflicts that are resolved almost immediately.

1548. The mess in the kitchen after the boys fixed their own sandwiches.

1549. A back-to-school buying spree.

1550. A game of badminton with the boys.

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Counting My Blessings: 1531 to 1540

Counting My Blessings

Every week (more or less), I share on the blog all the good things (and bad) I am grateful to God for.  If you’d like to know more, check out these blog posts on why I do it and how to get started. Care to join me on this journey of intentional thanksgiving?

1531. Vacation Bible School – mind blowing awesome!

1532. Volunteers who rushed Jason to first aid when he got badly bruised.

1533. And the courage Jason displayed when the wound was being cleaned up.

1534. The little bird that pecks on our window glass in the mornings.

1535. Donuts!

1536. Green marbles for the kids to play with.

1537. Mall shopping with friends.

1538. A helicopter made of modeling clay.

1539. A new writing opportunity.

1540. The VBS songs playing on repeat – at home & in the car.

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