Sunday, June 26, 2011
Good Morning Lord,
the sound of thunder is so peaceful today.
I'm glad to have the rain.
Much like snow on the ground, a light rain is so pleasing and relaxing to me.
(Of course, this is something that I'm enjoying now because my 2 children are asleep, I'm sure once they are up the feeling will not be mutual)
This has been a huge week for us in our home.
Kennedy has learned how to ride a bike without training wheels! It is with mixed emotions that I watch her peddle up and down our street. I know that my time with these kids is limited and I cherish every moment. I'm blessed to not only have this time, but have it alone.
Thank you Lord, it is in these moments that I truly realize that maybe this is a part of the bigger scheme of things. I'm blessed Lord, and I still believe.
Have you ever been in a moment where you see that God's hand is at work?
Isn't there a peace about being in that place?
Blessings to you and your home!
Posted by Val at 6:37 AM
Saturday, June 18, 2011
Hey, just wanting to let you know,
whatever you are going through,
right there in your heart today,
Someone somewhere has survived it,
and God is standing beside you through it.
Are you having a hard weekend?
Sometimes I do too.
And somehow, someway we'll both get
I decided to take off early on Friday,
begin enjoying a relaxing weekend.
Until I discovered.........
Kennedy had lice, ugh.
Then because I have such a loving family,
so did myself, Ian, my mom and my sister.
So we spent 6 hours yesterday treating each other.
Imagine that picture, it should make you smile.
I'm so thankful for my cousin Amy, who is a nurse,
for coming and helping us out. She stayed until we all
were given the all-clear sign.
But even receiving the all-clear sign is
not the end of the journey.
Today I am still stripping beds,
drying things at the highestheat that my dryer has,
and using the Rid Spray on E V E R Y T H I N G!
If you have ever been where I am,
I will gladly accept any positive comments!
And if you have ever been here, you probably
said what I said "we should have bought stock
in this company!"
Blessings from this side of the computer!
Hoping you and your family are blessed beyond
anything you can dream up!
Posted by Val at 6:24 AM
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
I often find myself looking around and saying, wow.
I look back and remember where I was 1 year ago that exact day, and on the 10th of June last year, he left.
It was a night from hell, and one I hope will be forgotten. But to me it was kind of an anniversary of sorts this year. From the 11th of June on, I had functioned 1 entire year as a single mother. I had endured holidays, first days of school, family trips, dinners, all as a single momma.
I had survived the first year and that was an accomplishment.
So, Lord as I seek to just survive another day, I say Thank You, for it is only by Your grace that I am here today.
Posted by Val at 4:52 AM