Thursday, November 26, 2009

thankful overload

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I'm on thankful overload. I haven't been able to narrow down a Thanksgivingish bloggy post to something that makes sense because my brain keeps reeling through images of my life and I've narrowly escaped panic at the realization that I am so blessed that I don't know how to show enough gratitude. It's not balanced. How can a person be this blessed?

early morning snapshot
This is a little earlier this morning. A parent sits/lays anywhere in this house and there is an influx of little people who want to be ON TOP of them. (Right after I snapped this picture, #4 tipped over and hit her head and cried. Both babies started waiving - the sign for "nigh-night" - and they were promptly put into thier cribs where they stood right up and grabbed onto the rails to look at eachother and baby talk.)

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There is so much beauty in this world. Surely it balances out the ugliness.

There is so much love. I hope that everyone feels it. It is enough love that I might burst. (how can I be this blessed?)

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There is enough good in people that we can share what we have with eachother and be more balanced. Surely there is enough good. I wish I could take pictures of the good and put Good on display.

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How many things I am thankful for. Some of them are silly. Like markers and cookies and toenail polish. Some of them are eternal. Like family and love and God. And everything in between.


snapshot on a sunday afternoon
Happy Thanksgiving, friends and family.

Much love,
Britt

7 comments:

Kirsten Michelle said...

My beautiful friend, you put GOOD on display here every single time you post. Your love and gratitude are palpable in every word and every photo. You are a joy and I am so very thankful for your love and friendship!
Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.xo

Steph said...

What a beautiful post Brittany. I can just imagine your smiling face. Enjoy the Good, you deserve it. :)

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family. xo

Parker said...

Love this post.
Love you.

Happy Thanksgiving Dear Brittany and Family.

love and hugs,
Kat

Kathleen said...

such a lovely post.
i love that you are so aware...
goodness = you.

happy thanksgiving, beautiful mama!

Amy said...

the good is so darn good, isn't it!? Love this post and the peek into your life and the overwhelming gratitude. thanks for it all!

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jenica said...

i LOVE the idea of your little ones standing up and talking to eachother in their cribs. they've already got their own language.
i'm so grateful for you.

xoxo