1,000 Gifts: Uncontainable Grace

As I try to develop a habit of daily recognizing and counting my gifts, may I take a moment to share some with you? (For more information on the Love Dare: check out Ann Voskamp’s {affiliate link} One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are.)

This act of naming grace moments, this list of God’s gifts, moves beyond the shopping list variety of prayer…It really is a dare to name all the ways God loves me. To move into His presence and listen to His love unending and know the grace uncontainable.
~1,000 Gifts, Ann Voskamp


0121. healthy, active children

0122. celebrating milestones, even small ones

0123. open windows

0124. the sound of lawn mowers

0125. helping a neighbor


0126. planting a garden

0127. last day of school

0128. serving with my family at church

0129. a home filled with music

0130. my mom


0131. a new niece 

0132. electric griddles 🙂  

0133. the comfort of a small town

0134. teachers who invest in my children

0135. children curled up with books


0136. seventy-five degrees…finally

0137. date nights

0138. friends willing to babysit

0139. freedom

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0140. the men and women who fight to protect our freedom,
and their families who sacrifice so they can

Happy Memorial Day…thank you to all who serve and
have served our great country!

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11 thoughts on “1,000 Gifts: Uncontainable Grace

  1. Good reminders. Our lives are full of God’s grace. I have a granddaughter named Grace, and she gives me opportunities to both receive and give it. : )

  2. I am doing the Joy Dare. I should share some of the things I am grateful for. Great post idea. Glad you thought of it…. something to work on for this week. Wonderful things to be thankful for.

    1. Yes, Debbie, you should definitely post about the Joy Dare! For me, it’s great accountability! I’m so glad you stopped by!

  3. I love your list! When we focus on what we have to be thankful for we sure discover a lot more things, don’t we? When I was in my early 20’s I kept a grace notebook, I really need to do that again!

    Thanks for linking up to the “Making Your Home Sing Monday” today! 🙂

  4. Such a great reminder! Thank you for sharing. Sometimes we are so busy in life we overlook all the blessing to be grateful for that surround us. 🙂 I need to do this over the summer with my kids. Great post!

  5. You’re right, it’s so important to remember these things. I used to read Ann Voskamp’s blog & was usually teary or at the very least enthralled by some of the simple things in life that she reminds us to be thankful for. Thank you for linking up with the Mommy-Brain Mixer this week.

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