Wednesday, March 07, 2007

32 Things to be Thankful For

Since I shared the news that it's my birthday I decided to share 32 things that I'm especially thankful for this year! In totally random order...

  1. My loving husband
  2. the wonderful connection we have
  3. A wonderful and truly amazing son
  4. A growing pregnant belly
  5. "For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb" vs.13 and the rest of Psalm 139
  6. Outstanding parents - the best
  7. The best siblings and extended family
  8. My Mom for (of many reasons)being an example of natural childbirth (30 something hour labor with me I want to say!)
  9. A terrific Mother-in-law
  10. 2 handsome nephews and a beautiful niece
  11. Our health
  12. Smiles
  13. The best friends
  14. That God always provides
  15. 2 crazy dogs to teach me patience
  16. Girl scout cookies ;)
  17. A wonderful church family
  18. Tulips piercing the earth
  19. Eyes to read and learn
  20. Ears to hear the best laugh ever
  21. Spinach and lettuce coming up in the garden
  22. That I get to stay home with my son- as he says "Daddy go work and Mommy stay home play!"
  23. To be a sinner saved by God's grace
  24. A son who sleeps through the night
  25. The drive to become the best mom and wife I can be
  26. My blogging friends :)
  27. A beautiful home
  28. Mexican food ;)
  29. To be living in the US
  30. Running water and a multitude of appliances (I can't imaging being without these luxuries especially while pregnant!)
  31. All my family - I know I mentioned them before but they deserve 2 spots since I'm doubly grateful for them all!!!!!!
  32. A joyous life!!!!!!! (Yes, we have our moments too but I love how wonderful it really is!)


New Mama's Nest said...

Amen! What a wonderful list!

Linds said...

Happy Birthday, Heidi!!!!!!! May this be the best year ever. Your list is perfect, and as I keep saying, your happiness just pours out of your blog. I am really thankful I got to know you.

Mom said...

Happy Birthday, Heidi!

You are so loved. That labor was all worth it! I have received much joy and love from you!
I love you and May God bless you greatly on this special day (and every day!)

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday!!! Great list!!!

Stephanie said...

What a great way to celebrate your birthday! Hope you are having a great one!

O Mama Mia said...

WHOO HOO!! Happy birthday, girl!!
And a hearty AMEN to your whole list! Its so great to find the "happy" in everything!

momteacherfriend said...

Happy Birthday!
So much to be thankful for.

Mamacita Tina said...

Happy Birthday! Such a great list! I like the ears comment.

Heaven Sent said...

Happy Birthday! Great list -- that Psalm is on of my favorites and I love that Mommy gets to stay home and play. Too cute!

Nicki said...

What a great list! Happy Birthday to you!!!