Selections from one thousand gifts by Ann Voskamp

Ann Voskamp practices gratitude, in all things.  I read her first book long after many of you, I’m sure.  I loved her honesty and poetic way of writing prose.  Now I am reading her Selections from one thousand gifts (Zondervan 2012).

Just now I began my own list, and thought I would share some of my expressions of thanks on this blog.  I began with this one thing:

1.  raindrops on the bare branches of the birch tree

Here’s a quote by Ann from this book: “Little nails and a steady hammer can rebuild a life – eucharisteo precedes the miracle.”

Ann’s website:

I’ll conclude these posts with images of beauty.  This is from