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Blessings this Week: 11.25.2016 and 12.02.2016

And so I missed it.

Yep. I didn't put up a blessings post on the most thankful week of the year, and I've been totally slacking on the blessings posts this month...

But you know? It's just the season I'm in right now.

We all have seasons. For me, this season is about intentionally finding the blessings even in hard things... and maybe that means fully living them first. The daily quiet gratitude I'm fighting for... maybe it needs to be deeper, even more personal.

And that's okay.

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We have visiting deer. The backyard fills up with them.

And then the dog barks incessantly, but the deer don't seem to mind.

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We  have our Christmas tree! We took a hike through the woods to find it, chainsaw in hand, and happy dog leading the way.

That blur in the background is the happy dog I was talking about.

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Our tree!! It fit just perfectly.

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Unfortunately, we haven't had enough snow out here just yet to start getting busy at work (total bummer), but the silver lining was the opportunity to spend Thanksgiving with family.

And that means we got to play with our nieces and nephews. I love seeing my husband, super-uncle extraordinare, in action.

My little niece has THE best slippers ever.

It's grace upon grace that brought these five into our lives.

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Back in Colorado, my morning walks with the dog have gotten a bit chillier, but we're still waiting on a good snowstorm to get us up and running.

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My temporary-before-the-season office... new computer, nice view, and coffee mug gifted by a dear friend. Who could ask for more?

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Here on the blog:

I told you a bit about our new church family, and how it's nothing like I expected...

and speaking of unexpected, my first Advent post of the season is out -- it's about the surprise of Jesus Christ himself, and how God often changes our lives to be not what we thought they'd be, but even better.

And PS- this Advent series will be going out every Monday, so if you liked this first post, you'll like the others-- stay tuned on Mondays!

Have a great week, and don't forget to count the blessings!

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1 comment :

  1. I'm happy to see you writing again! The tree looks amazing and I agree, the niece has the best sleepers. Cute!