Saturday, May 31, 2008
that a man should have to seek Him first to find her.”
When I say… “I am a Christian” I’m not shouting “I’m clean livin’”
I’m whispering “I was lost, Now I’m found and forgiven.”
When I say… “I am a Christian” I don’t speak of this with pride.
I’m confessing that I stumble and need Christ to be my guide.
When I say… “I am a Christian” I’m not trying to be strong.
I’m professing that I’m weak and need His strength to carry on.
When I say… “I am a Christian” I’m not bragging of success.
I’m admitting I have failed and need God to clean my mess.
When I say… “I am a Christian” I’m not claiming to be perfect,
My flaws are far too visible but, God believes I am worth it.
When I say… “I am a Christian” I still feel the sting of pain..
I have my share of heartaches, so I call upon His name.
When I say… “I am a Christian” I’m not holier than thou,
I’m just a simple sinner Who received God’s good grace, somehow!
(I copied this from here http://crumbsonmyfloor.com/ her blog is awesome and always uplifting. She also has a video from Steven Curtis Chapman's daughters' memorial)
I just found our yesterday that a girl I went to high school with died in a car accident last weekend. It is really sad and is once again a reminder that life is so precious and can end at any moment. She was only 28 and her name is Jillian Scott. I did not know her personally but I know people who did know her well and I am praying for their peace at this time.
The boys are down for a much needed nap and I am contemplating 1) cleaning my disastrous kitchen (I was too tired last night so I left it until this morning, I hate it when I do that it overwhelms me, I like to wake up to a clean kitchen) 2) nap or 3) clean any of the other parts of the house that needed tending to, like the bathrooms
It never ends, so I think I will go play with my daughter.
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
A size comparison- he swallowed the one on the left, not the penny.
The x-ray this morning showed that the battery hadn't moved. That is not the best news, I haven't heard anything else.
Oh, when I dropped my oldest off at school today(he gets dropped off with me in the morning when he is at his dad's and I take him to school) there was a police barricade blocking part of the street-apparently there was a homicide last night in the apartments across the street. That's unnerving.
Yesterday I was so cranky because of everything that was going on and my son had two friends over-they were going in and out and the door was being left open and I was very aggravated. So I told the boys that the munchkin was at the hospital and I said so i am very cranky-so to please just pick somewhere to be and stay there. The neighbor boy said"Yeah she is stressed, you can see it on her face!" I thought that was funny, and hey I warned them!
Please keep praying, thank you!
Monday, May 26, 2008
Saturday, May 24, 2008
Thursday, May 22, 2008
Turns out that the munchkin did swallow the battery, the good news is that it was in his intestines, so he is safe we just have to check to make sure it comes out within 48 hours.
Other things that happened today:
- We left two hours later than we originally planned to, at 10am instead of 8am
- After returning home we saw on the news that there was a mudslide on the road we used to go there and come home- all traffic was stopped
- There was a TORNADO, yes you read it right, on the highway in a spot we drove past today
- In the emergency room, when listening to the Bulldozer's heart they noticed that his heart skipped a beat- we have to follow up with our pediatrician
- When in the womb, the bulldozer, or baby A, was the recipient and was showing signs of heart trouble(for the technical info you would have to talk to my husband)
- Thankfully the hotel refunded all of our money-maybe we will try again soon-um maybe not!
So to sum it all up our getaway was ruined but we found out about a heart "problem" we would otherwise not have known about and we escaped MANY experiences that we may not have lived through. We instead, spent the night with our beautiful children, enjoying some California pizza kitchen dinner and watching Dora the explorer. God was looking out for us, at the time we didn't understand why he would allow our getaway to be ruined, but we now are reminded again how his perfect plan works out in the end. The last child is almost in bed and we are going to enjoy a movie and our beautiful lives together. Thank you God for rescuing us today and everyday!
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
I have included a few pictures from the wedding and honeymoon to remember the beautiful time we had three years ago. Our lives are still beautiful and amazing just in quite a different way. We have had three additions to our family and MANY hard times along the way. I still love this man with all my heart and even more so everyday. We have a beautiful, beautiful life together! Thank you my love for all you have given me and thank to our Heavenly Father for all the blessings your pour out on us everyday!
I Love this picture-I felt like such a princess!
Sunday, May 18, 2008
The Munchkin enjoying himself-I had to keep basting him with cool water, it was around 100 degrees!They were sitting on the back bumper together, but of course they moved before I could catch it! After coming inside she emptied the swimming bag and had to put everything on.
She decided that jumping over the back was way more fun than trying to slide. The bulldozer though she was hilarious.
I posted on my other blog about our doctors appointment from Friday. No feeding tube- you can read more here
Also I have been thinking about revealing the names of my children. If anyone could give me feedback as to why they have or have not given real names on their blogs and how they feel about it. I really like my kids names, I want to use them. But I get scared every time I think about revealing them. Any input would be helpful. Thanks
Have a great day! We are having a BBQ and some more slip n' slide fun when Daddy gets off work! He wasn't here for the festivities yesterday so we need to involve him in the hilarity.
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Monday, May 12, 2008
Helpers taking a break from pulling up the carpet pad. I even enlisted the neighbor boy who thought he was coming over to play!
I had to put in a picture of Mr. Marvelous!
The amazing thing is that he has never done this before, any of the projects he has completed he does some quick research and then busts them out like a pro. Seriously, look at this he is awesome!!!!
The Prince: (Holding a five dollar bill) says to my husband, "Can I waste this?"
The Princess: "Daddy, Daddy I need more dollars!"
The Princess:(Before leaving) Daddy, I need more money" Daddy replies, "I don't have anymore" The Princess then says, " Yes you do Daddy, look in your pockets!"
We had fun. It was good to get out of the crazy house. Maybe the nice night last night prepared us for utter chaos today. This morning I wasn't feeling well so my Sweet husband took the kids to the Munchkins' therapy. I came home to rest. I got to nap until about 10am when I got a phone call from Stater Bros. that my husband was stranded there because the car wouldn't start. He had three kids with him,poor guy. His cell phone refuses to work in many places, and that is one of them. When I got there the Princess was in a diaper I asked what that was about and he told me she said she had to pee right in the middle of all the chaos, Welcome to my world! I picked all of them up in the car, we had to squish the car seats in the back. Drove over to Wal-Mart to buy a new battery and jumper cables (just in case we could get it to start) We were able to get it to start but by the time we got home it was 11:15. My Husband has to leave for work at 11:40 so he didn't have much time to even eat. Hopefully tomorrow will go better.