Tuesday, September 18, 2012

3 Gifts: Fixed, Folded and Freckled

Earlier in the year, I read about the 1000 Gifts photo challenge. Basically, each day there is a prompt to snap three photos of a certain type of "gift" or journal about those gifts. Although I think it's a phenomenal idea, I didn't commit to the project because I was already doing Project 365 {+1} and we all know that I haven't even been blogging about that.....
Today I was in desperate need of a fresh perspective and journaling about these ordinary gifts has brought me from a place of discouragement to a place where I'd like to stay a long while: It's called "thankful".

A Gift: Fixed
{My children wash the deck and wash chairs to help "fix" all of the messes. To them, it's all fun and games. The soap suds surround her small toes and that is my favorite.}

A Gift: Folded
{Large stacks of maternity clothes that I've been sorting through. Most of these are from my sister or a dear friend. Just looking at them has made me feel a bit cow'ish but still, they are a gift.}

A Gift: Freckled
{Hello Freckles...I'm so glad that more of you pop out each day!}



  1. reading that book right now. the 1000 gifts book. its so good. let me know if you want to borrow it when I am done. You would love it.

    1. Yes, I'd love to borrow it when you're done! I've been wanting to read that book...it sounds SO good!

  2. I'm reading 1000 Gifts right now! And trying to do her September thanks dare as well!

  3. BREAKING NEWS: You're awesome and designed for success; live this day accordingly!

  4. Freckles!! I remember when Daniel's popped out for the first time. And Mercy's. And Gracie's did the other day. My heart just jumped into my throat with each one. LOVE!!!!


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