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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Deo Gratias

 "If the only prayer you ever say in your life is thank you, it will be enough." - Meister Eckhart

Colleen, from her inspiring blog Thoughts on Grace, hosts this wonderful meme each Wednesday. She says, "Deo Gratias is Latin for Thanks be to God. Remembering to give thanks for all of our blessings, big & small, helps us to find God in our everyday moments and gives us an attitude of gratitude!"

Each week, I join Colleen in remembering & sharing the many blessings in my life. This is such a great exercise for me, helping me to focus on the good that truly is happening in my life, no matter how many trials & stresses I may have.
1) There are so many wonderful people in our parish. They are a wonderful source of support & inspiration for us. Deo Gratias! 

2) Matt & I spent a few hours w/ my parents last night to get their honest opinions about some things. They were a tremendous help! Deo Gratias! 

3) My dear hubby, Matthew, turned 40 on Monday. I am truly blessed to have this wonderful man in my life. Deo Gratias! 

4) Besides the morning songs of the spring birds, another sign of spring has arrived...the Blessings bringing me flowers they've found in the yard.  Deo Gratias! 

5) This past week I found exactly what I was looking for when thrift store shopping...the perfect pair of shoes to go w/ my Easter dress. Deo Gratias!


Colleen said...

Maria, you often do so well at thrift stores!
Happy birthday to Matthew! Love spring. Your blog looks so spring-like!
Great list! Thank you!