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gratitude is but a way of seeing {799-947}

If the heights of our joy are measured by the depths of our gratitude, and gratitude is but a way of seeing, a spiritual perspective of smallness might offer a vital way of seeing especially conducive to gratitude. Ann Voskamp, one thousand gifts, page 166 799. putting my writing aside to spend the day with [...]

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eucharisteo precedes the miracle {770-798}

And He soothes His own restless child in arms with the whisper, law of the universe that He’s writing deep into this heart; Eucharisteo always precedes the miracle, child. Ann Voskamp, one thousand gifts, page 160 770. in the top 20 771. a morning with my youngest 772. the beginning of Colossians 773. a friend [...]

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he transfigures all {747-769}

And I nod it soft. Yes, Father, You long to transfigure all, no matter how long it takes. You long to transfigure all. Ann Voskamp, one thousand gifts, page 98 747. forgiveness 748. Jesus, friend of sinners 749. allume blessings 750. B+ 751. an impromptu painting party brought her smiles 752. over four miles in [...]

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expect to see god {719-746}

If there are wolves in the woods – expect to see wolves; and if there is God in this place – expect to see God. Ann Voskamp, one thousand gifts, page 126 719. a great first day and a lunch partner 720. puppies recovering 721. turning my twit around 722. crazy obedience 723. walking in [...]

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seeing shows the way in {697-718}

And if I can give thanks for the good things, the hard things, the absolute everything, I can enter the gates to glory. Living in His presence in fullness of joy – and seeing shows the way in. Ann Voskamp, one thousand gifts, page 118 697. putt-putt 698. a college visit 699. course work completed [...]

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