1000 Gifts: 347-377

November 2, 2008 at 7:39 pm 1 comment

  • Three red heads in a Sunday School class.
  • Youthful excitement over the word.
  • Giggles over Ammonites, Hitites, Perizites, Isreal-ITES after we’d just discussed what a blessing “easy reader” Bibles were!
  • Pizza ordered out by Hub on a busy day
  • Calls from kids when they are on trips, and all is well
  • Calls from family overseas, and they are safe
  • God’s grace for all, on harder days, like today
  • Knowing he always delivers, he is always enough, he is always near:
  • Hero
  • Relief
  • Help
  • Comfort
  • A Husband who works and does the tasks and saves us money and stays strong for family and keeps giving and giving
  • Disney entertainment on a Sunday evening when we can’t make it to church
  • A Sunday afternoon nap in my own bed, albiet on bare plywood floors today!
  • Headache relieved
  • Hope
  • Small steps
  • “slow and steady plodding brings prosperity; hasty speculation brings poverty” (proverb, Holy Bible)
  • newly painted walls
  • evidences of family near (huge messes!)
  • Family who help (Thanks, Amy!)

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  • 1. fawndear  |  November 3, 2008 at 10:08 am

    Thank you for sharing your gratitude.

    A Thankful Heart is a Happy Heart!

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Magnanimity (derived from the Latin roots magn- great, and anima, soul) is the virtue of being great of mind and heart. It encompasses, usually, a refusal to be petty, a willingness to face danger, and actions for noble purposes. Its antithesis is pusillanimity. Both terms were coined by Aristotle, who called magnanimity "the crowning virtue."

Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary of the American Language defines Magnanimity as such:

MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.[1] (Source: Wikipedia)



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