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PHOTO BLOG

Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language. Walt Disney




DISNEYLAND





VISITING GREAT GRANDPA AND GRANDMA!



School Field Trip - THE PUMPKIN PATCH!







Being grateful in the worst circumstance…

I am currently reading the book 15 invaluable laws of growth by John Maxwell and he writes about Pulitzer prize winner author Alexander Solzhenitsyn. This man spent 8 years in prison during the soviet era for criticizing Joseph Stalin. He went into prison as an atheist and came out a person of faith. Looking back on his experience he says “I bless you, prison – I bless you for being in my life. For lying on the rotting prison straw, I learned the object of life is not prospering as I had grown up believing but the maturity of the soul.”
This experience didn't leave him bitter it left him grateful for the development of his faith and the strengthening of his character. This is how I feel about the curve balls thrown in our lives. I would do anything in my power to change Mason’s circumstance, but I can’t, I don’t have it in my power, so I choose to be thankful…
Becoming a heart mom has lead me to hundreds of people that I would not have had the opportunity to meet or know. I am …

Be GRATEFUL!!!!

The biblical phrase “sacrifice of thanksgiving” was a puzzle to me… And then I realized that gratitude is acknowledging that someone did something for you that you could not do yourself. Gratitude expresses our vulnerability and our dependence on others.
Everything we do, every accomplishment we have, every mile stone we pass has come in part because of the efforts of others. A Chinese proverb says that those who drink the water must remember those who dug the well.
If we can remember that we can be grateful…
I was told the best way to overcome writers block is to write through it… So this begins my series of “thanksgiving”!
To start my series here are a few people I am grateful for today…

I am grateful for - Dr. McMullan; Mason’s Surgeon! Simply put I am grateful he chose the profession he did and I am grateful for his ability to fix small hearts!!!! I am grateful for my Horsey Grandpa (Yes I am a grown women and I still refer to him as this)… He taught me to be comfortable in my skin wi…