A few random blessings ........
--for More and more LOVE that somehow
just keeps blooming bigger in our life.
-That Kaylas feeling better, and
is another year older. ;) -We're so thankful she was created and
became part of our family.
--That Tony finally got Michelle's ticking lifters fixed. :)
And that we got to see more of him this week.
And that heart of his
Thankful for this view outside our living room window.
That the garden is wonderful messy right now and keeps surpring with
new life from dropped summer seed.
--For two snowballs in September..........
--And Autumn Zinnias so pink and salmon.
and a butterfly bush re-bloomed
For this silhouette on the
and her amazing web.
How she hangs out on this bush
near the kitchen door. (Can you find her? Let your eyes
rest right above the watercan handle.)
--Her intricate black and yellow markings, how she
spins... and even her
For chicken music right outside the porch
.. and even on the porch. lol
-And my morning pick me ups.
Santa mug and all.
For the most comfortable bed to make....
with fleecey sheets and fluffy featherbed.
For laundry to do...
And sinkful of dishes.....
-How Poppa Mike and young Carter have bonded...
And that feeling of having someone sleep on your shoulder....
--How I'm thankful that even though I worried "What if I'll be a bad Grandma someday?"- coz hearing kids screaming in Walmart would seriously drive me CRAZY......and yet other times I wondered maybe I'd never end up being a Grandma coz our boys have never had kids of their own??.......
--But God had a plan and brought 3 to us in one beautiful package!!!...
I'm thankful. For all this more love.... for growing us ...
and for teaching me to just
and trust Him.
And all of us.
Coz He really does have it all covered.
I'm thankful for this little "helper."
And the words... "Gramma Lea I wanna help!"
I'm thankful for my delightful Honeybear who likes pink...
and aprons.... and
grilled cheese and who even steals
ALL the dill pickles off my plate.
For the LAUGHTER when the ketchup made a "noise"
getting squeezed onto our plates ...
"EXCUSE YOU Ketchup!" I scolded.
and more giggles.
And for how now... anytime someone or something makes
"that sound".... we all say, "EXCUSE YOU KETCHUP!"- and giggle
How young Carter now really recognizes us...
and blesses with his beautiful smiles.
and getting scared
For cardboard boxes
being the best toys ever!
and ... learning how to color
your little world.
And can go happily for two and a half beautiful hours! lol
That during monster naptime...
older ARTIST girls... get to play longer...
-- That a basketball now lives in my backseat.
And that Myguy will put down his wrench, and
come play with me.
For the beautiful sound of a
For moments like this....
with my Sweetheart
--my best friend.
For boots so broken in
I can walk in them better than any sneakers now...
that Francois is ready to go
walk anytime, anywhere, anyplace...
His big sister Addiedoodle too...
But she gets tired-
Like Ole Abe used to.
To have faithful walking buddies who have
your back is such a blessing!
For Bella tangles to comb....
And a beautiful sky....
With clouds to daydream...
and heaven to think about.
For all these things and so much more.I'm grateful.
Thank you Lord for all these things...
Thank you with my everything....