Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Truly Blessed

Well the sun has shone its head for another day, and I am in a much better mood today than yesterday. I guess sleep really does do you good. Sometimes it is so easy to be dragged down with everyone's problems along with your own and I think that and my lack of sleep account for my mood yesterday. All that to say, new day, new ramblings. C and S take time out each week to let us know what they are thankful for, and reading how much they are appreciating their gifts from God, made me realize most of my blogs are depressing. Today I want a happy blog. God has blessed me immensely. I have a beautiful family. I have the most precious daughters. Josie, my oldest, is the spitting image of me when I was her age and our personalities are so much alike it is unreal. My younger daughter is more like her dad and looks more like her dad's side of the family. Lol is easy going, go with the flow kind of person. They are so very different and yet they make the best sisters. Josie is always looking out for Lol and making sure she is taken care of. They love to play with each other and love to love on one another. My heart overflows with love every time I think of them. My husband and I have been married for 7 years this May. We were high school sweethearts and know each other in and out, backwards and forwards. Our personalities are very different and the past 7 years have been a struggle, but at the end of the day there is no one else in this world I would rather fall sleep beside. There is no one else I would rather fight with or spend the rest of my life with. We have been through so much together and I love him. I can't wait to see what else God has in store for us. God has blessed with a wonderful extended family. Every person has their own role in this play we call life and we love them for that. God has blessed me with Sheila. We were hooked on each other from our first trip together to Six Flags. That was the first time we really spent time together. Since then we have done some crazy things together and helped each other through so many things. God knew that we would need each other to make it through this life and I am so grateful that that not only is she my sister-in-law, but she is my best friend. I am so thankful for Caden and my other niece or nephew on the way. I had some great role models as aunts and as much as I wanted children of my own I wanted nieces and nephews so that I could be as great to them as my aunts were to me. Caden is so precious and I love him so much. I have loved watching him grow and the bond that has formed between him and Josie and Ollie (as he calls her). I can not wait for them to grow up together and be there for one another. God has blessed us with the most loving and caring church. I have grown up in my church and Joe converted in high school. We have both served diligently and willingly. The members are our family. Our children have more grandmas and grandpas b/c of our church. Josie loves going to "big church" and asks about the other children from church all the time. To see her experiencing God and connecting with God's people makes my cup runneth over. God has blessed me with a great job. He handed it to me and I took it. I will have been here for 9 years this May. God has blessed us with a roof of our heads, vehicles to drive to work, clothes to wear, food to eat, and beautiful State in which to live. Alabama has everything you need from mountains, to beaches, to snow, to over 100 degree weather. God has truly blessed me and I will be forever in debt for the gifts of my life and my children's lives. Thank you to each person that adds and contributes to my life whether it be good or bad. For I know even through the bad God has a plan and a lesson for me.


1 comment:

Sheila said...

Girl, that's so sweet :) I can't wait for our kids to grow up together and experience life together. I can't wait to spoil them so much!!!