May 8: 3 gifts in a closet:
#126 the dress I will wear when I escort my 85 year old grandmother to the "senior" prom,
#127 my grandpa's flannel shirts,
#128 and the shoes I'd been looking for!
May 9: 3 gifts in the dark:
#129 a glow in the dark puzzle (above),
#130 a toad found on the back walk after sunset (below),
#131 bed time prayers.
May 10: 3 gifts outside, inside, upside-down
#132 outside my garden did not freeze
#133 inside my fire-place was warm
#134 Christ's kingdom is upside-down: Mark 9:35 "And He sat down, called the twelve, and said to them, 'If anyone desires to be first, he shall be last of all and servant of all.'"
May 11: 3 gifts about your parents
#135 they taught me that my worth was in the sight of God, not in the sight of man.
#136 they make beautiful music
#137 they are still my biggest encouragement!
May 12: 3 gifts held in hand today
#138 a friend's newborn baby
#139 a gift for my mother
#140 a hot s'more from the campfire
May 13: 3 gifts found in my mother
#141 a listening ear
#142 a heart full of love
#143 a devotion to Christ
May 14: a gift picked up, put away, put back
#144 picked up the tablecloth from lovely lunch outdoors
#145 put away childishness: 1 Corinthians 13:11 "When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things."
#146 put back a little cash that had been short.