Anne Graham Lotz, an author, lost sleep because she got robbed of everything in her house. . . Then she fell asleep counting her blessings. Here is the alphabetical list of gems that she came up with -- 26 blessings in all:
She realized she was --
Accepted . . . Beloved . . . Chosen . . .
Delivered . . . Enlightened . . . Forgiven . . .
She discovered she had --
Grace . . . Hope . . . Inheritance (eternally now) . . .
Justification . . . Knowledge . . . Love . . .
Mercy . . . Nearness . . . Oneness . . .
Peace . . . Quickening of the Spirit.
She reminded herself she was --
Redeemed . . . Sealed . . .
Treasured . . . United . . .
Validated (as authentic child) . . .
In conclusion, she decided she had --
His Wisdom (in love) . . .
And one day she would be --
eXalted (with the Presence)
(Yawning with Yahweh)
z z z z z z z z z z z z z z
That's one way of counting our blessings.