Your duty is to sanctify yourself. Yes, even you. Who thinks that this task is only for priests and religious? To everyone, without exception, our Lord said: Be ye perfect, as my heavenly Father is perfect. St. Josemaria

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

33 and counting

Well, Today is my birthday! In mood of "Thanksgiving"

I am grateful for and so much more:

1. Life (Thank you Mom for choosing Life)

2. Faith

3. Husband (What a catch!)

4. Children (four and counting...ha ha)

5. My Health (you don't know what you have until something goes wrong!)

6. My parents

7. My sisters and their family. (great brother-in-laws)

8. My brothers (yes, all four of them!) and their family

9. My Mexican family

10. My Country (even in these times, I love my Country!)

11. My Husband's job

12. My faith filled friends... so many blessed, to live so far from family its so great to have these friends..

13. Our New home

14. My freedoms such as to educate my own children and to express my faith

15. Books... and being able to read

16. Great music and being able to hear

17. A cold beer!

18. Margaritas

19. Internet.. and freedom to write whatever your heart desires

20. Chocolate

21. digital cameras to catch great moments and share with the world

22. the Saints , to have someone to care for you

23. Our Holy Father

24. seasons... especially Fall

25. Classical movies such as Its A beautiful Life, To Catch a Thief

26. The Passion

27. drive-thus.. such as banks and cleaners (with 4 thats a great help!)

28. Our military men and women since the beginning of our country! God bless them

29. Policemen and Firemen and all in services.

30. diapers (clean ones)

31. Dollar store (you can't image what great crafts you can make from what you get there!)

32. My college education

33. Our Health insurances.

I can go on and on.. but I leave it at my new age... What will this new age bring me?


+JMJ+ said...

Happy birthday!

I am grateful for you! (And many of the same things you posted!)

May this be your most blessed year yet.


Laura O said...

Happy Birthday a day late!

What a great idea to post what you are grateful for as you enter a new year of life.

Keep enjoying all the blessings you have and may more enter your life this year.

Jessica said...

Happy Birthday!

Thank you so very much for your prayers! I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving! God Bless!