10,000 Reasons

521) The evident joy as my sister and brother-in-law reunite
520) Talks that confirm my direction
519) Being the help, or at least trying to be
518) An offer to help
517) A diverse community focusing on one large issue with one recurrent solution: God
516) Running into an old friend at the library
515) Teachers who teach where they do because it is where they belong
514) Hearing that a piece of writing blessed another
513) The time to write
512) Being okay with the slow pace of traffic on a slippery commute

10,000 Reasons

511) Finding myself at a loss for words, and the funny thing is, that’s okay (Word of God Speak)
510) Conversation about men’s ministry
509) Bumping into a friend whom I would have otherwise missed
508) Repaired windshield wiper
507) A compliment for my front door
506) Waking up to hear the leak before it soaked the floor

10,000 Reasons

504) Working on patience, whether I want to or not
503) Walking in on three boys singing praise songs
502) Opportunities
501) Answered prayer
500) Snowballs anyway
499) Slush day off from school