Tag Archive 'Celebrations'

Nov 30 2015

First Week of Advent ~ Hope

When do we most need hope? In hopelessness. That is when we feel lack of hope most acutely. It is when we need to have our eyes opened to real hope. “A prison cell in which one waits, hopes,… and is completely dependent on the fact that the door of freedom has to be opened […]

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Nov 30 2015

Celebrating Life with Hope

We are continuing to celebrate life! Simeon’s lungs filled with oxygen 36 days ago. Yesterday Simeon’s head was covered with water and oil. He has always belonged to Christ, but yesterday he was officially welcomed into the Church by receiving the sacrament of baptism. He is officially a son of the covenant, heir of God’s […]

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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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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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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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Apr 06 2015

Easter Lessons

This year, we went out of our way to do a few more hands-on lessons and Easter preparations with the children. The older they get, of course the more they grasp ~ and it is delightful to hear their own 6, 3, and 2 year old sized insights into why we do the things we […]

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Feb 02 2015

Tea for Two: a birthday tea party

Ever since I can remember, I dreamed about having a daughter and celebrating her second birthday with a “tea for two” theme. Well, dreams (especially the silly little ones) sometimes come true. And I try to remind myself that the way God plans my dreams are better than the way I would plan them. It […]

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Dec 25 2014

Glory to God in the Highest!!

Peace and goodwill to you!! Luke 1:46, 49-50 “My soul doth magnify the Lord, …He that is mighty hath done to me great things; and holy is His name. His mercy is on them that fear Him from generation to generation.”

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Dec 19 2014

Gingerbread Houses

For the first time since my brother and I have had kids, we got the children all together to decorate gingerbread houses! Such a fun day!! It might need to become an annual tradition…

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Dec 01 2014


I got goosebumps when reading this post on Preparing Him Room, as we delve into the season of Advent. And while I am a CREC girl at heart, attending an ACNA Anglican church now, it is really great to see some of the Advent nuances making an impression on my family. Yesterday the liturgy at […]

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