Sunday Morning

Posted on February 20, 2005 by Sara Hickman. | Comments Off on Sunday Morning

By the way, that picture of me and Ray Mel is from 1988 or so! Didn’t want you to think I was wearing those earrings just yesterday! Although, I might wear them tomorrow…. Ha ha!

I love Sundays. Well, I love Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays, too. All the days of the week. Happy days.

I have been reading. And reading. And getting closer to God through reading. I feel so excited about God. Thank you, God, for all that you have shared with me, with my children, with my loving spouse, with my family, with my friends, with my pets, with my green grass of home, with the neighbors, with the community of Austin, with the rivers, through the creation of the rainbow and the leaves and the tiny bugs and the wind…thank you for the lightning and the whisper of
a giggle about to burst forth…thank you for rocks. I love rocks. I love those big rocks we can crawl around on. Thank you for Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs. Thank you for the people reading my blog. Thank you for my feet. Thank you for the silk pajamas and the worms that make such strong, soft thread. Thank you for farmers. Thank you for worms. Thank you for the ability to type. Thank you for my fingers that can play music or write a poem or touch a face. Thank you for my heart, my sweet, sweet heart…Thank you for laughter. Thank you for rolling on the floor, tears streaming on the face, hard to breathe laughing so hard kind of laughter. Thank you for the Kerrville Music Festival. Thank you for Rod Kennedy. Thank you for Gene, who believes in me and created this blog, my DVD and new stickers for my cds. Thank you, God, for Jon and Shannon. Thank you for my dear friends Leah, Julie, Jen, Mary, Snoozin, Charlotte, Cyndy, Nina Butts…thank you for Margaret. Thank you for Johnny Cat. Thank you for bringing Caryl in to this world and thank you for having her with you now. Thank you for my husband. Thank you for making him a loving, sexy, thoughtful, listening, happy, patient, kind, generous soul. Thank you for helping him to be such an astounding father to my children. Thank you for my front porch. Thank you for spring, winter, fall and summer. Especially spring and fall. Thank you for caves. Thank you for bats. Thank you for ladybugs. Thank you for my eyes. Thank you for David Garza. Thank you for people who make concious decisions to make the world a better place. Thank you for watercolors. Thank you for the Louvre. Thank you for Leonardo Di Vinci. Thank you for movies that make me weepy. Thank you for music. Thank you for my refridgerator. Thank you for food. Thank you for the miracle of life. Thank you for my mom and dad. Thank you for my sister. Thank you for helping me when I have bad breath. Thank you for Peter Bay. Thank you for Robert Peters. Thank you for the Jackson Family. Thank you for our spiritual leaders. Thank you for Mother Theresa. Thank you for Ghandi. God bless the Beatles and thank you for their inspiring music. Thank you for chalk. Thank you for paint, that can change the life of a room .Thank you for people who use their minds to write books. Thank you for the breeze. Thank you for Girl Scout Cookies. Thank you for helping me through Algebra class with a “D” instead of an “F”. Thank you for the staple and the paper clip. Thank you for the Bible. Thank you for the Qu’aran. Thank you for Marty Lester…my never ending friend. Thank you for this blog. Thank you for relief workers. Thank you for electricity. Thank you for boats. Thank you for paper. Thank you for enthusiasm. Thank you for clean air and water (help us with this, God!) Thank you for angels. Thank you for toilet paper. Thank you for the ability to be thankful. Thank you for envelopes. Thank you for shoes. Thank you for odor eaters. Thank you for the anteater. Thank you for kiwi. Thank you for islands. Thank you for sunshine. Thank you for John Denver. Thank you for the Mucky Duck in Houston. Thank you for Easter. Thank you for time. Thank you for museums. Thank you for reindeer. Thank you for Santa Claus. Thank you for myth, thank you for fact. Thank you for vocal cords. Thank you for mud. Thank you for joy. Thank you for sorrow. Thank you for the ability to feel and make love. Thank you for
the alphabet. Thank you for the Aztecs. Thank you for history. Thank you for people who write history down. Thank you for shelves. Thank you for my mind. Thank you for skin. Thank you for firefighters. Thank you for sidewalks. Thank you for bicycles. Thank you for the tires on my car. Thank you for coal. Thank you for candles. Thank you for flame. Thank you for breakfast. Thank you for Lily and iolana, the two shiniest, happiest, dearest beings I could be blessed to wake up to every day. Thank you for breath. Thank you for life. Thank you for death. Thank you for the ability to hold hands and comfort. Thank you for pie. Thank you for spoons. Thank you for my days to come and days that have been and for all that you breathe into our world. Thank you for this creation.

I love you!
Sara


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