Sadly, I really have nothing to say. Life is good. My family is great. God is awesome. I am blessed. Have a great week and remember whose you are.
Had a great time last weekend with my grandkids, and my honorary granddaughter, Laura Cathey. Saturday, Shanna and Stephen took off for Houston and a wedding. The big girls went to the new Harry Potter movie, and Lexi, Cade and I spent several hours at Gatti Land. Sunday, we attended services together, and then off to Mamacita's for Lexi's birthday lunch - complete with Sombrero, soapapillas and song. Sunday evening - swimming. Only Vanessa, Tori, and Laura could stay up Sunday night to watch Knowing. Monday we took off for a full day at Sea World - Loads of FUN!! Boy, was I tired. ;0) Tuesday, the big girls and I returned home. Now, Lexi and Cade are in Austin. Vanessa is in Arkansas, and Tori is staying with her dad for a week. I am experiencing grandchildren withdrawal!!!
It's been a roller coaster few weeks around here, with some very good things and some very bad things. After my last post, I couldn't help but think of Job when Satan told God that Job was only faithful because he had not been tried. Thank goodness, God did not allow Satan to have his way with me and mine to the same extent. Anyway, the highlights were that my Austin grandkids were here and both of my daughters and all of my grandchildren were at VBS last week. The kids loved it, and even Cade now sings (a little stretch but we'll stick with sings) "Paul and Barnabas Went On a Trip." Thank God for all He does and all He is!! May my light shine in such a way that those around me will see my good works and my God will be glorified. Amen.
I seem to be into random thinking tonight and thought I would just share my gratitude for the innumerable blessings God has given me. It began some 6,000 years ago when He created this world and all that is in it and planned to send His Son to save me from my sins. Fast forwarding to the more immediate past, I was born in a country where I am free to worship without fear of government intervention (for now anyway). I was born to believing parents who taught me God's word. I married a man who obeyed the gospel and is a fine man. It is only by the grace of God that we have been married some 37 years, more or less, and by His Grace that we were able to return to the Faith. I am blessed with two beautiful daughters who are wonderful mothers and my best friends, and quadruply (is that a word?) blessed with four beautiful, smart, loving grandchildren. Add in a wonderful group of Christians with whom I worship, a good job, home, car, and no day in my life or my family's that we have had to worry about putting food on our table. Who am I to ever feel sorry for myself? God has blessed me abundantly.
I get that Facebook is one of the hot cyberspace sites, but I like my cozier Pleonast group. Not so overwhelming. Comments welcome!!