The View of Gratitude 2015

November 1, 2015 0 By Mirm

This year for my discipline of giving thanks I am posting photos. I am thankful for more than this brief list will allow, and it is in random order, but join with me in the necessary privilege of becoming a more grateful person. ( I will be posting each day on facebook so this will be regularly  updated)

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Day 1 – A look at the things I am thankful for: The Cross
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Day 2- A look at the things I am thankful for: My Children! Emily & Clayon
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Day 3 – A look at some of the things I am grateful for: The celebration of the new family – Connor & Emily Osborn 4/11/15
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Day 4 – A look at some of the things I am grateful for: Earl & Connie Degrafft. And their family for the way they have shaped and blessed my life.
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Day 5 – A look at the things I am thankful for: the privilege of holding Jim’s hand through life for 30+ years.
Day 6 – A look at the things I am thankful for: The lifelong gift of this friend in my life. I love you Marji!Day 6
Day 7 A look at the things I am thankful for: my sister, Martha Moses Vosburg and her family. I am so fortunate to have her as my best friend for life.
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Day 8 – A look at the things I am thankful for: Janis Terry and her faithfulness in my life….and her family too.
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Day 9 – A look at the things I am thankful for: Julie Mares. My lifelong bestie who has impacted me in more ways than I can list.
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Day 10 – A look at the things I am thankful for: The blessing of this woman – Marianne Freilich. Wow!
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Day 11 – A look at the things I am thankful for: The High School team I get to minister with (Scott Belon, Christina Marandola, Kelsey Crowe, Tim Hummel, Jon Carpenter)
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Day 12 – A look at the things I am thankful for:  the junior high team I get to minister with (Ali Ouderkerken, Joel Elwood, Kody Stavert)
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Day 13 – A look at the things I am thankful for: The friendship that I have with these 2!  I love you Alex Brady and Catie Zheng!
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Day 14 – A look at the things I am thankful for: This Family that has become family!  I am grateful for the memories of doing life together with the Triggs!
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Day 15 – A look at the things I am thankful for:
Nearly  30 years ago we moved to Arizona. I made a best friend who has an amazing family as does her husband. Together they have  an amazing family of their own I am so blessed by all of these people. I am thankful for the Shepherds/Tutens.01fcc1a4af7d25fb7ad711fbf2354b0a02eadf3cd1
Day 16 – A look at the things I am thankful for:
The gift of travel and friendship.  Ginny Behm and Ann Withers.  And the amazing day together at Sundance.
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Day 17 – A look at the things I am thankful for:
Jerry & Norma Martin, my youth pastors who shaped my life, mentored me and loved me into ministry.
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Day 18 – A look at the things I am thankful for: The blessing of Biola Band and the life-long friends Jim and I made.  They continue to set my life to music!
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Day 19 – A look at the things I am thankful for: Shirley Temple and Laurie Battershill, my sister-in-love.
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Day 20 – A look at the things I am thankful for: The privilege of freedom of worship… and the privilege to worship at Christ Church Lake Forest, EvFree Fullerton, First Baptist of Scottsdale, First baptist of Downey, harbor Trinity, and First Baptist of Woodland Hills.  Such rich community that is a foretaste of heaven!
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Day 21 – A look at the things I am thankful for: My brother Jonathan and his family!
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Day 22 – A look at the things I am thankful for: My brother David and his family!
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Day 23 – A look at the things I am thankful for: This girl who I have known for my whole life!  I love you Lorie Wendt!
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Day 24 – A look at the things I am thankful for: Jo Ochoa and Kathy McKinney and baseball!
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Day 25 – A look at the things I am thankful for: The blessing of my neighborhood and friends in IL!  Patty Schletz and LoAnn Martens/ Reed clans/ Elams/ Koklamanis’ and more!
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Day 26 – A look at the things I am thankful for: This “son from another mother who I have watched grow into a player for the kingdom and prayed for from junior high on!  I cannot wait to meet the sons of Carl and Lesley Chomko!
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Day 27 – A look at the things I am thankful for: The security of owning a home.  I know I won’t get to do that again until heaven, but I am so glad for the memories of the 2 I have owned!
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Day 27 – A look at the things I am thankful for:  Lauren Sopp and adventures at Disneyland20141211_184548
Day 28 – A look at the things I am thankful for: Friends and tea!  Debbie Horner and Pam Lunde!
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Day 29 – A look at the things I am thankful for: My mom and dad!  Rex and Nancy Moses have been married 58 years today! I am the most fortunate to call them mom and dad!
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Day 30 – A look at the things I am thankful for: My cousin Brian and his family.  Happy Birthday Brian!  I love my southern heritage!
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