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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

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) The Princess & I are going to teach ourselves to quilt, thanks to a great video I found at the library. Last Friday, I took her to Hobby Lobby & she got the fabrics she chose last week. Deo Gratias! 

2) We started this morning w/ the Ash Wednesday Mass. I sang w/ the choir, while The Prophet & The Princess served on the altar. Deo Gratias!

3) Matt & his lab partners received a 25 out of 25 on their lab report. This is a very rare occurrence in that Anatomy & Physiology class. Deo Gratias! 

4) I received the first three books in the Bellingwood Series by Diane Greenwood Muir for free on my Kindle. I am LOVING this series! There are so many wonderful, fun characters. Deo Gratias!

5) We've had quite a good amount of snow lately & it's been simply beautiful. Thankfully, I haven't had to drive too much in it & have been able to enjoy it from the comfort of our home. Deo Gratias!


Colleen said...

Maria, great list. I have always wanted to learn to quilt. Hope you have a great time doing it!
That is awesome about Matt's lab report. Wow!