With so much pain in the world right now, I wanted to share an amazing video with you, sent to me by my wonderful friend August. It is perfect for Martin Luther King day and will lift your spirit as it has done mine. It comes from a man named Whitley Phipps who runs The U.S. Dream Academy for children of prison parents who are at risk of walking down the same path.
It tells the story of the hymn, Amazing Grace and even a heathen like me was moved.
I thought this would be a perfect time to say thanks to the gracious and so talented Sarah at All Our Fingers in the Pie for giving me my first peer to peer award:
For a novice blogger who is just learning the ropes recognition is much appreciated.
Yesterday was very trying as I was feeling unbelievably frustrated with my old dark house and the rain and no light for my pictures and wanted to throw the camera through the window. But today, I found wonderful presents that made my spirit feel lighter... the video that I share with you and another award from the lovely Chapot of Dans Ma Coquerie, Recettes De Cuisine who sent me:
"The second award comes from the blog Aux délices des gourmets, a blog full of charm and so refreshing"
I was listed on Chapot's gift list.
So, to give back to all of my favorite bloggers (and the list is growing so quickly with so many brilliant and beautiful folks out there), here is my list of just 7 favorites...it isn't easy to choose, and I couldn't so I made it 11!
You have all inspired me and delighted me and encouraged me and for that I am most grateful. Amazing Grace!!!