Showing posts from November, 2011

Monday Morning Motivation "Happy Thanksgiving 2011"

Thanksgiving Day Prayer by Mary Fairchild Heavenly Father, on Thanksgiving Day...We bow our hearts to You and pray.
We give You thanks for all You've done...Especially for the gift of Jesus, Your son.
For beauty in nature, Your glory we see...For joy and health, friends and family.
For daily provision, Your mercy and care....These are the blessings You graciously share.
So today we offer this response of praise....With a promise to follow You all of our days.

A beautiful prayer by Mary Fairchild.  A reminder of God's love.
Here is a taste of the wonderful day we had this Thanksgiving, also a reminder of God's love:-)

Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  Ours was a beautiful day with our family.
Happy Monday Everyone....Enjoy Your World:-)

Monday Morning Motivation

Last month our book club read a book titled..."Before I Go to Sleep" by S. J. Watson.  As I am reading  I am always looking for quotes that touch an emotional cord in me.  The story line of the book is centered around a women who has lost her memory, regains bits and pieces of it throughout her day, falls asleep at night and loses it all again.  Sounds awful.  The quote I underlined and that touched me the most  was this  "A ripple across the surface of the lake of memory".  There have been major changes in my life in the last few years, not been easy.  I do my best to give it to God.  I don't allow myself to think much about my past because I tend to gravitate to the pain.  After reading this quote I decided to let myself remember......Let myself remember the good....
I remember Dave.  As my Dad was dying he said Dave take care of your sister & he did.  We became so close.  We laughed and cried together.  We spoke on the phone nearly every night.  He took m…

Primal Mud Run 2011 Warrenton Va

Steph called a couple of weeks ago and asked if we could come up the weekend of Nov 5th.  The plan was that Joe and I  would  watch Caleb while Steph, Josh and their friends Tom and Cynthia took part in The Primal Mud Run in Warrenton Va.  We jumped at the chance.  We couldn't wait to see Caleb and I couldn't wait to take pictures at the off we went to Va......

A few pictures before the event....

"Will Mommy and Daddy be ok?"....yes Caleb they will be fine....
"Are you sure?".....Don't worry Caleb
It was a beautiful but chilly day for the race...Our job to keep Caleb warm and happy...

Ready for the big race.  The run included ponds, walls, hay bales to climb, mud pits...they couldn't wait.
Before the race pictures....Excitement was building...

The first wall....They had a plan, guys over first and then help the girls....