Thursday, December 2, 2010

Counting my blessings

"Gratitude is an opener of locked-up blessings."
-- Marianne Williamson
"Hem your blessings with thankfulness so they don't unravel."
-- Unknown
"Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes of which all men have some."
-- Charles Dickens
"First of all that I would crave as the richest of heaven's blessings would be wisdom from my Heavenly Father bestowed daily."
-- Emma Hale Smith
"Some wish blessings, others pray for them. Some send blessings and they become one."
-- Joyce C. Lock
"There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from."
--Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings." -- Eric Hoffe
"Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love."
-- Hamilton Wright Mabie
When you wish someone joy, you wish them peace, love, prosperity, happiness…all the good things.
~Maya Angelou
The struggle of life is one of our greatest blessings. It makes us patient, sensitive, and Godlike. It teaches us that although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
~Helen Keller

What a blessing it is to have a wonderful husband, loving children and oh so cute grand children.


  1. what a beautiful beautiful post...thank you for sharing, some of those quotes are so perfect.

  2. A fantastic upl;ifting and edifying post. Combined with the most fantastic photos of your family doing ordinary everyday things.
    Beats my posed formal shots hands down.
    Thanks for this little happy sprinkle into my day.

  3. such a beautiful post. the pics are gorgeous.

    you are indeed blessed xxx

  4. Amen to this! Beautiful, beautiful pictures! Blessing to have you as my fun bloggy friend. Wish you were in Seattle!

  5. what a lot to be thankful for! great pictures :)

  6. Those are adorable photos of your family! They are all so beautiful and in fun holiday spirit too!!!

    Hoping you are blessed on your Friday and beyond!

  7. OMYGOODINESS!! These are ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

  8. As always. beautiful photo's of beautiful people. Such a thought provoking post. Thank you for reminding me what is really important.
    New baby (Liam) was born safe and sound on Monday, now we wait for little Gemma to join us.

  9. Oh So CUTE is right! I want to pinch those chubby cheeks;)))))

    Love the picture of both of them sleeping:)
    What wonderful photos- what blessings!!!!!

  10. Gorgeous pics and love the little saying under each one...

  11. Your photographs are beautiful! What a beautiful family! The top ones is especially sweet!

    Have a lovely weekend!


  12. Wow Lynette, those are gorgeous and priceless pictures. I love all the quotations and my favorite is the last one.

  13. Oh Lynette! You are SOOOO blessed! It is truly beautiful! Thank you for sharing it!
    P.S. You can see the inside of the book if you open the post - there are many pic's :-))))))

  14. Lovely words and you have a beautiful family.

  15. What a wonderful selection of photos Lynette! Everything looks set for a great festive season over at yours...

    Enjoyed reading the sayings:)
    Your photos are looking great!

  17. lol ! I've said it before & I'll say it again ! you are very blessed , my dear !

  18. The moments you capture with your camera are just beautiful x-x
    You have a beautiful family that love and deserve YOU x-x-x

  19. Awww, Lynette!
    Your photos just brightened up my day!
    You are such a blessed family!
    Great words, too!!

    Big hugs!
    B xx

  20. Love these photos Lynette they are absolutely stunning and the words that go with each and every one is such a simple reminder. thank you.

  21. You are very blessed, Lynette! Love the photos and quotes.

  22. Stunning, Lynette! Beautiful pics and reminders!
    Love your banner and profile pic as well! :DD


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