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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

joy and praises!

"For of Him, and through Him, and to Him, are all
things; to whom be glory for ever. Amen."
Romans 11:36
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These past few weeks have been amazing. I consider myself so blessed to be able to spend  a lot of time with my girls and grandbabies. God is so good and I am so thankful to Him that for now He has ordained this time in my life to have the freedom to do just that. Thank you, sweet Lord, for this privilege.

Thank you, Lord for the joy of Mercie's 3rd birthday! What a precious child she is and I am so grateful for 3 wonderful years with this little angel sent from above!  What joy fills my heart when she throws those little arms around me and says, "Nana, I will love you forever!"

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Praise you, Lord, for Bryton's 4th birthday! I am so grateful for the amazing 4 years that I have been able to spend with this precious gift from heaven.
  
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I am thankful to have been there for Silas' first ride in the swing at the park! He wasn't too sure about it at first, but then he decided it was okay and loved it! 

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I am so thankful that I was able to spend the day at the zoo with my daughters Megan and Ashlie. We took the four youngest grandbabies (the oldest two were in school) and they had a wonderful time. It was a beautiful day and a great time of fun and fellowship for all of us!
  

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God has poured out mercy and grace far beyond what I deserve. He is faithful and true. He is gracious and abundant. Each day of my life, I grow to love Him more and more. I never imagined just how amazing a life in Him would be. It just gets better and better and I am grateful beyond words.

Thank you, Lord, for the unspeakable joy that I feel each day of my life because of You. As my precious little Bryton would say, "I love my whole life!" Thank you, Jesus...

"Sing unto God, sing praises to His name; extol Him that rideth upon the heavens by His name JAH, and rejoice before Him."  Psalms 68:4

13 comments:

Stacey Dawn said...

Awesome Beth - truly awesome!!!!

Every Day Blessings said...

How fun! I am so glad that you have this opportunity with your girls, so rare for a pastors family to live close to their kids! You are blessed

Nana Jul said...

I just love the joy that exuberates through your pictures and your words. It's such a blessing that you get to spend precious time with your girls and grand children...at the zoo, at the park, having birthday celebrations...What an Awesome God we serve!! Enjoy each second!
Love,
Julie

Sassy Granny ... said...

I can think of no better way to spend a day than amidst my children & grandchildren. No wonder joy grips you!

What adorable babies. I can just imagine the collection of memories they're amassing.

Blessings,
Kathleen

Jamie said...

I love your new blog look. Just saying hello, my friend! Have a blessed day.

BECKY said...

You are blessed indeed, Beth, as they are to have such a committed grandma!! You remind me of my sister...that's a compliment!!

Our new grandy will be born in May!! That's number 2 for us!! So glad they moved back here, and are going to move close by!! Can't wait to share more on in later!!

Have a wonderful day! Always love seeing your smiling face!
Becky

Denise said...

Sweet faces - I can see why your heart swells!

You love them well, friend!

Shalom,
Denise

Beth E. said...

What a wonderful way to be spending your days! I look forward to being a grandmother someday. :-)

Love the pics of your grandbabies...they are adorable!

Michele Katherine said...

Hi Beth,

Ok, first I need to see your I.D., because you look like an older sister, not grandmother. I'm sure you hear that all the time. All of those pictures of each of the kids are so adorable, they are all the cutest! What blessings, and they are blessed to have such a loving grandparent. ( It just feels so strange referring to you as a grandparent :o)

God bless you,
Michele

Steph T. said...

LOok at those collages you made with your babies!! Great job! U are so blessed girl!

THE OLD GEEZER said...

Beth, you are truly blessed with a wonderful family.

Aren't grandkids great? They're almost as much fun as watching a bunch of monkeys at the zoo! :-)

Take care and have a nice day :-)

~Ron
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Barbara said...

That is just so precious, you are truly blessed from God, have a wonderful day and sing his praises loud and clear, hugs my friend,

Sonja said...

You already know how I feel about your little ones... I never get tired of seeing their beautiful little faces! :)

xo