Monthly Archives: May 2010

Daddy Mac

For Mark’s birthday we all went down to Jamie and Angela’s house for the day to celebrate. The car ride was long and hot with a 3 month old baby {our air conditioning is on the fritz and it turned out to be a 90 degree day! ), but we all had such a good […]

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Grieving

“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death… You are with me.” -Psalm 23 There is such sadness in our hearts tonight as we mourn the loss of a family friend in a tragic accident. He is my dear friend Melinda’s brother, and I ask that you would pray for her […]

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Crabapple Blooms

“Merrily, merrily shall I live now, under the blossom that hangs on the bough.” – William Shakespeare Our Flowering Crabapple tree is in full bloom, so we had Jodie come over and take some pictures of our house to use for our Home Page. The blossoms smell wonderful! It finally feels like spring has turned […]

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Happiness, Contentment & Acceptance

“If you want to be happy, be.” – Leo Tolstoy 5 Principles of Contentment by Linda Dillow 1. Never allow yourself to complain about anything – not even the weather. 2. Never picture yourself in any other circumstance or someplace else. 3. Never compare your lot with another’s. 4. Never allow yourself to wish this […]

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Cover Girl

Uncle Jamie thought his little Ava was so cute that he put her on her very first magazine cover! Isn’t this the cutest thing? You can make your own at magmypic.com.

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Saturday Morning…

“People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.” – Leo J. Burke

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Pewter and Purple

I’m loving these images from the Sadie Olive Blog. It’s inspiring me to go check out some antique stores and do some redecorating around here. Happy Monday, ya’ll! image from Sadie Olive Blog

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Happy Mother’s Day

“There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother.” – Sarah Josepha Hall Some thoughts on Motherhood from some very wise people: “Train with this thought continually before your eyes: The soul of your child is the first thing to be considered. In every step that you take about them, in every plan […]

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Heavenly Sap

I needed to hear this today. It goes along with John 15 which I have been meditating on this week: “How many Christians look upon it as a burden and a duty and a difficulty to get much alone with God! That is the great hindrance to our Christian life everywhere. We want more quiet […]

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Crescent Moon

Dear Mark, As I rocked Ava during her middle-of-the-night feeding last night, I looked out the nursery window to see the most beautiful scene. A perfect crescent moon hung in the sky and reflected in the lake below, clouds slowly moving in the dim light around it. A sweet calm settled in my heart, and […]

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