Archive for the 'Family' Category

Dec 22 2015

Adventing Still

What a glorious time Advent is! And I’ve been too caught up in the business of Adventing that I haven’t been taking the time to write about it. Of course traditionally (so we have been hearing, especially, in the Anglican tradition) it is a season not unlike Lent. Advent prepares for Christmas like Lent prepares […]

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Nov 10 2015

Joy Multiplied

The joy of having these four children in my arms is indescribable. Simply incalculable! And that joy is multiplied by the delight they take in one another.      Thanks be to God for these immeasurable blessings!

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Oct 27 2015

Introducing Simeon James

Sweet Teen’s rainbow has burst forth! We joyfully welcome our precious son ~…~…~ Simeon James ~…~…~ ~the Lord has heard, and supplanted our grief with joy~ born on Sunday, October 25th at 4:06pm 5lbs 10oz ~ 19 1/2 inches ~ pumpkin fuzz atop his head   Blessed be the Lord! For He has heard the […]

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Oct 26 2015

Now We Are Six

Published by under Family,Sweet Teen

  

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Oct 15 2015

Nine Treasures, on PAIL Day

Today (Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day) we are remembering our darlings in heaven, the nine siblings of our treasures here. While this day does not cut so acutely into my heart as it once did, it is still a day that bittersweetly blesses and affects me. In addition to treasures of glory, of Christ, […]

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Jul 06 2015

It’s a Boy!

The Lord has heard our cries, and granted us a healthy little son. A third brave knight to protect our princess. The mercy of our God just humbles & astounds me. from Deuteronomy 26:7-11 Then we cried to the Lord, the God of our fathers, and the Lord heard our voice and saw our affliction, […]

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Jun 24 2015

Firsts & Lasts

Right now, I have a thousand miles between myself and a painful ripping in my family. Today, my grandpa is moving away from his wife and his home ~ his beautiful wife of 63 years who he no longer knows, although subconsciously sometimes seems to remember ~ his home since I was a toddler, where […]

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Jun 10 2015

My Family

That’s how family gets made. Not by ceremonies or certificates, and not by parties and celebrations. Family gets made when you decide to hold hands and sit shoulder to shoulder when it seems like the sky is falling. Family gets made when the world becomes strange and disorienting, and the only face you recognize is […]

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May 28 2015

Then & Now

May 2007 & May 2015~     May 2008 & May 2015~   …and after having numerous miscarriages and fertility struggles in May months in previous years (esp 2010 and 2014, but there were a couple other Mays right up there too…), this is marvelous for May 2015~

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May 10 2015

Creating Memories, V

CREATING MEMORIES, V looking forward & back It’s Mother’s Day! And I am in the blessed scenario of both having a mother and being a mother. Do you know, when I was a young child, my grandma had the pretty unique blessing of both being a grandma and having a grandma?! Yes, we had five […]

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