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Blessings in March

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Through the winter I lapsed on counting my blessings for the Joy Dare challenge I am participating in. Rather than picking up where I left off, I’ll just start with the March challenge.

March 1. 3 Gifts at 3pm

  1. Popcorn and Coke Zero
  2. My work day is almost done
  3. Afternoon sunshine

March 2. 3 Gifts Green

  1. Budding trees
  2. New grass
  3. My Irish-chain quilt

March 3. 3 Gifts Wore

  1. Cardigan sweaters
  2. Cuddly scarves
  3. Fun socks

March 4. 3 Gifts Hard to Give Thanks For

  1. Migraines
  2. City traffic
  3. Uncertainty

March 5. 3 Gifts Found

  1. Vintage linens
  2. Bargains
  3. Misplaced items

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March 6. A Gift Bent, Broken, Beautiful

  1. Lilac branches
  2. Egg shells
  3. Spring

March 7. 3 Gifts in the Kitchen

  1. Keurig Coffee Maker
  2. Crock-Pot
  3. groceries

March 8. 3 Gifts Loud

  1. Praise music
  2. The laughter of children
  3. Bird song

March 9. 3 Gifts Carved

  1. A little twig rooster carved by my Granddaddy
  2. My bedroom furniture
  3. I dunno. Mount Rushmore?

March 10. 3 Gifts in Christ

  1. Trust
  2. Hope
  3. Joy

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March 11. 3 Gifts Read

  1. Hometown Tales by Philip Gulley
  2. Unplanned (A Kennedy Stern Christian Suspense Novel Book 1) by Alana Terry. (Currently free on Kindle. Click on link.)
  3. The Shepherd’s Voice by Robin Lee Hatcher

March 12. A Gift in Wind, in Water, in White

  1. A kite
  2. A hot tub on the back deck (our family gift this past Christmas)
  3. Dogwood in bloom

March 13. 3 Gifts Round

  1. The Earth
  2. Huckleberries
  3. A ball of yarn

March 14. 3 Gifts Found in Silence

  1. Reflection
  2. Serenity
  3. Peace

March 15. 3 Gifts Given Away

  1. Many useful items no longer needed
  2. Crocheted wash cloths
  3. Baked goods

March 16. 3 Hard Eucharisteo

  1. Forgiveness
  2. Empathy
  3. Understanding

March 17. A Gift Turned, Folded, Hung

  1. Pages of a book
  2. Freshly laundered towels
  3. Sun-dried sheets

March 18. 3 Gifts Red

  1. Strawberries
  2. Shoes
  3. A coffee mug

March 19. 3 Gifts Eaten

  1. Pecans from my dad
  2. A grilled cheese sandwich from my daughter
  3. Homemade mixed berry jam from a friend

March 20. 3 Gifts That Made You Laugh

  1. A worn-out toaster cover from a friend
  2. A chiffon bonnet to wear over hair curlers from my sister
  3. A blanket with booties attached from my daughter

March 21. A Gift Salty, Sweet, Just Right

  1. Popcorn
  2. Ice cream
  3. Roasted veggies

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March 22. 3 Gifts Found in His Word

  1. Psalm 121:8. The Lord shall preserve your going out and your coming in from this time forth, and even forevermore.
  2. 2 Timothy 1:7. For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.
  3. Ecclesiastes 3:1. To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven.

That’s 66 more gifts counted, for a total of 300 on my way to counting 1000.

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