Thursday, January 22, 2009

10 Things I Love...

My friend Alicia @ Confessions of a Snowflake gave me the letter "L" for this fun game of "10 things I love". I'm gonna do what she did and add them to my list of things that I'm thankful for, for Thankful Thursday.

1. Light~ especially sunlight as it plays across the faces of my children, candle light, moon light, fire light, and lamp light.

2. Learning~ new ways to do things through books or through watching or listening to others.

3. The Light and Life of the Word of God.

4. Lilacs blooming in the spring... the scent of them is one of my favorites when it comes to flowers.

5. New Life and My Life~ life growing within me and growing without. (*Blush*...Updated to say, "No, I am NOT expecting...
I just love it WHEN I am")

6. Landscapes of every kind. The beauty and majesty of the Rockie mountains and the rolling expanse of the Prairies both take my breath away. Lake Louise, in Banff, Alberta and Leaves budding in the spring and changing to brilliance in the fall.

7. Laundry and my laundry room~ I love the fresh feel and scent of clean laundry as I'm folding it and I love the brightness and size of my laundry room...small and simple.

8. The Love that my beloved gives to me~ this was taken on our 10th wedding anniversary. Now it's already 11 1/2 years since we pledged our love on the 18th of July.

9. Lovely, Little Lads~ so precious to me.

10. Laughter~ especially the kind where your cheeks start to hurt from smiling so much! This happens a lot when all of us sisters are together. Here we are trying to get a good picture on Elizabeth's 30th Birthday (she's the one in the middle) amongst all our laughing and goofing around.

(I'll have you know that I have one more sister as well, who's 9, and was in school during this picture!)

And how could I not mention the absolutely delightful sound of the laughter of a baby?... Love, Love, Love it!


If you would like to do this yourself, let me know as you leave a comment. I'll go check out your blog and give you a letter of my choice!

(1000's gift list # 96-106)


  1. Very Nice!! BTW I have the same GE washer :)

  2. What a great list! I love how you included the pictures with it! You take beautiful pictures! Thanks for playing along! Happy TT!

  3. fun, fun, fun!!!

    Love all the pics...especially you and your sisters...what a gift!

  4. I don't think I could top that list friend! Did you take ALL those pictures? The one with orange leaves really took my eye:-)

    I'm so glad that the Lord has blessed me with friends who live afar, whom I've never met in "real" life, but whom I may get to enjoy forever! ;-)

    Love ya,

  5. Wonderful list and stunning photos. Thanks for joining us today. Have a wonderful Thursday.

  6. Love your thankful list! Lovely! God bless!

  7. I love your list! So uplifting! How did you get your pictures like that?

  8. Oooo! I want to do this! SO pretty!

  9. Oh, I love your list! And the pictures are great as well. Did I miss a post somewhere (I haven't been keeping up lately with sickness & all) mentioned "life growing within you"???

  10. Lest anyone be confused, I must clarify.

    No, I am not expecting right now, as far as I know... (I wish I was!)

    This is just something I love.

  11. I love this list! Thanks for the nice comment on my pictures! You are always so encouraging!

  12. What a fun list - good job!!! Praying your weekend is special, my friend.

  13. wow - we do indeed have so much to be thankful for, haven't we?!! Lovely post, my friend... (another 'L' for ya!)
    Do please give me a letter of your choice, I would be interested to take part in this little exercise :o)

  14. That must have taken some doing. Lots of lovely things on your list.Not quite ready for a letter yet, still wrestling with the iMac! Excuse the personal question but are you a twin??

  15. Lucille, I don't mind you asking at all! I am assuming you think I look a lot like the sister on the lower right? Well, no, we're not twins... she's eight years younger than me! Amazing how we all look so much alike, though, isn't it? :o)

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  17. Love the sister photo!! What a beautiful group of women! I would love to have five sisters. :)

  18. I LOVE all the photos!!! What a neat post!!

  19. What a lovely and uplifting post!! Thank you for sharing your heart and pictures!


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