Thursday, August 1, 2013

thankful thirteen (july edition)

here's a recap of thirteen things i'm thankful for during the month of july (in no particular order):
  1. the brief stint of 60 degree weather we had at the beginning of the month.
  2. honest & beautiful prayers found in the psalms
  3. finding the perfect filing cabinet for my classroom. it was the perfect size, the perfect color (TEAL!) and it was half off!
  4. good fellowship & good coffee (these things often go hand-n-hand).
  5. grace God gives us for each day.
  6. beautiful evening under the stars watching les miz. 
  7. a favorite new place to watch the sunset.
  8. joshua radin regrammed & retweeted one of my photos! (there may be more on this later)
  9. the fact that starbucks started treat receipt week the same time period we went to chicago. i consume so. much. coffee. in chicago #fact
  10. speaking of starbucks, during our little trip i received two free coffee drinks. it's the little things, people.
  11. hearing john piper preach the word for the first time in person.
  12. the Lord sustaining me when I was sick & traveling back home. yuck.
  13. mayci's selflessness during our trip, but particularly the last day when i was in miserable conditions & she did so much for me!
"May you be strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy, giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in light." ~ Colossians 1:11-12