Monday, January 28, 2008

Health Update

Well it turns out that I have pnemonia. They found a spot on my right lung, I have to go back in on Thursday and get another chest xray to see if it has gone away with the antibotics that I have been on the past week. Needless to say I have been really tired lately, even normal things make me tired. It's been diffucult to keep the kids happy they are tired of being indoors all day long, esp the little man. He's getting a little stir crazy. But God has been good to give me special time with them since I am not trying to do much. I am using the time to teach Aslan to use his words and just reading to them alot. I will keep you posted.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Prayer Request

I have been really sick lately since Christmas actually, I pushed myself to get through Mady's party and now and I am just feeling completely run down. Jim is also sick today with 104 fever and had to go to work, I can't even imagine how he must be feeling. I have had every bug first sinus infection, then the cough and lung virus, and now i am pretty sure i have the stomach flu. So please pray for me that I would feel God's grace and receive God's grace for all that doesn't get done. That Jim and I would somehow get some rest today. Thank you my friends for I know I can count on your prayers.

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Happy Birthday Princess Mady

Happy Birthday my dear sweet Madeline Susannah. Your zeal for life and giggly laughter bring such warmth to our family. I want to praise your kind and sweet spirit. The other day you asked if we could take back all of our groceries and give the money to the lady who had a sign asking for help. You amaze me with your genereous heart, time and time again, how you want to share with your bubba. How you delight in making cards and crafts for your friends and family. You are such a help to me in the kitchen putting away dishes and helping me bake. I see how much the Lord has his hand on your life even now at 4 years old. And while you are not perfect, just like mommy and daddy you are learning that you don't have to be, that Jesus was for you. I love hearing you wander though the house singing worship songs how they overflow from your heart, when you rock your baby dolls with such tenderness and sing sweetly to them. You are so witty and understand grown up jokes and you make me and Bubba laugh all day with your goofy faces. Thank you for how you love us and for always wanting to snuggle in my neck. I hope you never outgrown this but, i am sure one day you will... so i am soaking up each moment that God has blessed me with with you. I love you my Mady, may this next year of your life bring you closer to falling more in love with our God.

Here are the pictures from her Princess birthday party, all of the women and little girls dressed up like princesses. We had so much fun, it's like getting to be a kid all over again. She was so excited and blessed, and I was too. Enjoy!

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Catching Up- Christmas Lights 2007

Here we are looking at lights in a neighborhood called Candy Cane Lane. WE went with our neighbors from across the street. It was so incredible seeing how far people go to decorate their houses. My favorite was a house with the big cross so I included that one. I forgot to take a picture of our house which was done with white lights around the trees and framing the windows. Certainly not like Candy Cane lane but the kids really liked it. This place was great, hot chocolate every other house or so, and one house even had a karoke stand for everyone walking by to sing Christmas Carols. The last photo is of Mady singing Jingle Bells. I have been really sick lately, terrible cough and tired, plus had my parents and my friend Jenn visiting from Idaho so lots going on. I will try and post Christmas pictures tomorrow. And finish with Mady's princess birthday party which was this past weekend later this week. Enjoy.