~brown mustard seeds, popping and dancing in my saute’ pan
~aroma of Indian spice
~3 girls who gobbled up their Madras Curry, their expanding palates
~a lazy summer day
~creamy dreamy almond milk
~a giddy joy in my heart
~God answering clearly my question “what next?”
~desire to obey His answer and focus on husband after a year of fighting cancer and lots of self focus
~another reconstruction step completed, body healing, one step left!
~the drink holder in on my bike, especially when it holds an iced latte!
~direction on what to eat. A week of no meat, no dairy. The adventure of it.
~taste buds that now prefer vegetables, a sweet surprise
~being present with my little ones, which causes me to notice…
~…my middle girls beautiful bow- shaped lips…
~…my oldest and the way she lovingly encourages those younger than her..
~…my youngest, the smiley twinkle in her eye–the same her daddy has when he smiles
~fingernails strong, no longer breaking from harsh meds
~melted crayon discs, my girls joy in creating
~daily bike rides to local health food market. Buying fresh for that evening’s dinner.
~farmer’s market fun with oldest. Browsing hand-mades, pointing out favorites.
~a husband’s forgiveness for my harsh words
~inbox with words of love from my readers. They encourage, despite my lack of posting lately!
~new facebook relationships. Learning from them and their stories.
~that He gives us just enough for each day, and promises to walk us through
~a Pizza Sunday–I finally made it to one!– precious time with family.
~Carma time, Keeli time, Wendy time, Molly time. Love the ladies in my life..
~women from City Impact kitchen crew filling my living room. The blessings they showered me with.
~ a negative lump biopsy
~a biopsy being done the very day I was seen for it. No more waiting, got in before school was out.
~after the initial fear, the indescribable PEACE I felt. An experience I would not trade.
~Todd’s mom. She shows up whenever and works in my yard, pulling weeds.
~my handyman dad, his response to my home breaking on me? “Make me a list.”
~my grandma in town from Missouri, her safety from the tornado and the chance to get to see her!
~mood meds that are working better than I ever imagined. I am so grateful.