thank you for all of the prayers

i really appreciate all of the prayers offered up on our behalf... i love all of you so much and i am so thankful for you... i am managing... some days are better than others... today was a good day and i'm thankful for that... i pray that there will be more and more of those!! may God bless you and keep you and those you love!!!

  • im_confused
    Love ya!
    by im_confused at 11/20/09 1:33PM
  • the_brookster
    Hey lee. Sorry its taken me so long. my # is 229-413-2139. Call me absolutely anytime

    by the_brookster at 11/25/09 5:27PM
  • rosemary
    by rosemary at 12/01/09 8:06AM
  • fullofgrace

    by fullofgrace at 12/24/09 11:39AM
  • emer
    A prayer has been said, my friend.

    "The LORD is my light and my salvation - whom shall I fear?...For in the day of trouble, He will hide me in His tent...Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes wait on the LORD." Psalm 27

    "But as for me, I trust in You, oh LORD. I say, 'You are my God.' My times are in Your hand...Oh love the LORD, all you His godly ones. He preserves the faithful and fully recompenses the proud. Be strong and let you heart take courage, all you who wait on the LORD." Psalm 31
    by emer at 12/25/09 9:42PM
  • the_brookster
    Hey, i really would like for you to call me sometime. I know that you gave me your number but i have absolutely no idea when the right time to call you would be, whereas i have absolutely nothing going on in my life at the moment, so therefore you could call me any old time you feel like it. I know you have a lot going on in your life right now, and i want you to know that my thoughts and prayers are with you almost constantly! I love you and i hope to talk to you soon!
    by the_brookster at 02/04/10 11:21PM
  • the_brookster
    my # is 229-413-2139. I forgot to put that in there.
    by the_brookster at 02/05/10 10:50PM
  • fullofgrace

    by fullofgrace at 03/20/10 12:53PM
  • michelle_lin
    KATY-LEE!! luv ya!
    by michelle_lin at 09/10/10 3:06PM

please continue prayer

thank you for the prayers and kind words... please pray for my little ones and myself that we will endure and be happy and have peace... they are so little but they know something bad is wrong... i just want them to have the littlest amount of hurting possible... please pray that i can be the best mother possible...

i know you are probably wondering if you haven't guessed already... i want to stay breif in what i say and i ask not to be pressed on certain details... there's no pretty or easy way to say it... my heart has been broken by the person i loved most in this life... my other half... he has repented and is trying to be faithful to God... it happened a couple years ago, and has just been found out... i couldn't describe the pain i am in... it just makes heaven look even more beautiful...

even though he has repented... i personally cannot take him back as my husband but will allow him to be a father to our children as much as possible... thank you for the continued prayers... they are greatly needed... i love all of you so much and am so thankful for you... if there is anything you could say to help me i would really appreciate it... i know it's hard to know what to say... but just to know that prayers are being offered up on our behalf is a great blessing... thank you...

  • iheart2talk
    wow i'm so sorry leeann!!! you are definetly in my me if you need to vent to someone! or just to talk!! love you!!
    by iheart2talk at 11/01/09 6:57PM
  • Kaelbo
    Lee Ann, I am so sorry this all happened and it makes me feel terrible that you, of all people, have to go through this. You do NOT deserve anything like this, but I know you are strong enough to get through it. Things constantly change and improve and I know that God will take care of you and your babies. There are SO many people who love you dearly and will do everything in their power to help you. We all love you and I know there are many praying for you, including myself.
    by Kaelbo at 11/01/09 8:18PM
  • aubrey_leigh
    My dear...

    There are no words for times like these that can soothe your broken heart like those in the Bible. Our world is not a perfect one, and neither are the people in it. They will disappoint you, and they will sin. There are not only eternal consequences to sin, but also consequences here on this earth. I'm so very sorry that you have to feel the hurt you're feeling now. If I could take it for you, I certainly would.

    May the Lord give you a sense of peace that you have three beautiful children and a family of Christians everywhere who will always be behind you.

    If you need someone to talk to, feel free to email me at [email protected] . I can send you my phone number there. And if you need to get away, you're more than welcome to come visit up in Bowling Green, where you have many friends who would love to see you and your children! Our home is open to you!
    by aubrey_leigh at 11/01/09 8:50PM
  • robertlspeer
    Our prayers are with you. We have a great love for your dad. Let us know if we can do anything for you. A visit to Joliet might be just what all of you need.
    by robertlspeer at 11/02/09 6:00PM
  • res_cogitans
    I will keep up in my prayers as well. I can't do much but I know through prayer that God can do all you will ever need. I hurt for you and wish you the best.
    by res_cogitans at 11/04/09 6:19AM
  • nycami
    Our prayers are with you. You are a lovely, committed mother and taking good care of your children will help get you through.
    by nycami at 11/04/09 9:16PM
  • snugglebug
    I love you Leeann. I really don't know what I can say except that it is true even from far away. I'm praying for you!
    by snugglebug at 11/04/09 11:33PM
  • flossy
    dear sweet sister, i love u soo much and will do absolutly anything i can to help you. i am praying for you as much as i can. only time can heal what has happend and you are without the doubt best mom ive ever seen. your little babies are sooo blessed to have a mother like you. i love you leeann and im here for you 100%
    by flossy at 11/07/09 11:35AM
  • hanban
    Hey old friend. I stumbled across your blog. I love you. Micah and I will pray for you. Be strong and lean on God and your brothers and sisters in christ.
    by hanban at 11/08/09 3:27PM
  • fullofgrace
    so sorry.
    by fullofgrace at 11/09/09 1:11AM

please pray...

i don't really know what to say, but i do know that my family is in need of great prayer.... please pray for us as often as possible... i don't know what the future holds... i'm thankful for my brothers and sisters that care and can pray... if you have any sort of encouraging words, i need them desperately.... thank you all...

  • brownie
    Be not dismayed whate'er betide,
    God will take care of you;
    beneath his wings of love abide,
    God will take care of you.

    God will take care of you,
    through every day, o'er all the way;
    he will take care of you,
    God will take care of you.

    2. Through days of toil when heart doth fail,
    God will take care of you;
    when dangers fierce your path assail,
    God will take care of you.

    3. All you may need he will provide,
    God will take care of you;
    nothing you ask will be denied,
    God will take care of you.

    4. No matter what may be the test,
    God will take care of you;
    lean, weary one, upon his breast,
    God will take care of you.
    by brownie at 10/31/09 9:55AM

tryin to stay well!

well we are all fighting a guess its a cold? hopefully it won't turn into any kind of flu... 2 of 3 have just had their flu vaccine and if i catch anything before clara she should be fine so that's comforting! we all are runny/stuffy nose, sore throats, tired, and just not feeling our best... there may be some low grade temps w/ some of us too... hopefully this is pass soon and with no other developing sympthoms! it seems truly impossible to keep up house when everyone is sick! i just want to be lazy... it just seems like taking care of the little ones is all i am getting accomplished! i hope all of you are staying well!!! there is a lot going around right now!! take care and stay well!

God bless!

love ya'll!

  • aubrey_leigh
    What a beautiful family you have, my dear!
    by aubrey_leigh at 10/22/09 3:54AM
  • mmswife
    I bought the syrup from a local health food store. The brand name is Sambucol.

    You can also make your own with honey and elderberries. There is a recipe posted in one of my groups if you want it.
    by mmswife at 10/25/09 11:45PM
  • mmswife
    It's a grocery store that sells food w/o preservatives and other junk. It's cheaper than most health food stores.

    by mmswife at 10/27/09 9:22PM
  • mmswife
    You and me both! At least there is one within 3 hours north and south of us. We just have to make special effort to go. :)
    by mmswife at 10/27/09 9:26PM

yummy caramels and not so yummy spider bites...

my mama made some caramel last night and it is sooo yummy!! i just finished licking the spoon clean! i'm not sure what bit me but i think it might have been a spider... i woke up with a red itchy burning chin, and theres a little red line going down from my chin towards my neck... any ideas as to what it could be?? well anyways, i hope all is well! my babies are growing too fast!! laura is way to smart... joe is getting lots of teeth!! and clara is loving tummy time and she is HUGE haha.. she's 20 lbs and already in 12-24 month outfts... she is so goofy and sweet too... she's a sweet little pumpkin (which would be the perfect halloween outfit since she's already kinda shaped that way hehe...)

how are ya'll doing? what are your little pumpkins going to be for halloween??

  • mmswife
    20 lbs already? That blows my mind since neither you or Josh are overly big people.

    C is about 12 lbs. That's a 5 lb gain since birth.

    I borrow a pumpkin suit from my friend, Jennah that C can wear if I decide to dress him up.
    by mmswife at 10/13/09 4:55PM
  • mmswife
    Marshall and my mom have put different foods on C's lips. I don't like it but at least they're not giving bites or anything. I try not to be TOO overbearing.
    by mmswife at 10/13/09 4:57PM
  • mmswife
    Oh! Those are all allergens! They've mostly just put drinks on his lips. Yeah, I'd have to say more if they were feeding him those things!

    I'm not planning on giving him ANYTHING else but breast milk until he's 6 months old. From 6-12 months I am still hoping most of his food will be milk with tastes of foods.
    by mmswife at 10/13/09 6:08PM
  • mamap
    What a precious family picture!!!
    by mamap at 10/13/09 6:10PM
  • mmswife
    No, I stopped looking. Ha. It's not on the top of my priority list.
    by mmswife at 10/13/09 8:53PM
  • punnygrandpa
    I've never seen a family so beautiful!!!! Must come from good stock! Hee! Hee! Love you
    by punnygrandpa at 10/15/09 8:08PM
  • rosemary
    your family is too cute! my friend's baby is gonna be a duck; he'll be 1 in jan :)
    by rosemary at 10/19/09 8:51AM
  • kiss_the_rain
    Love the family picture!!!
    by kiss_the_rain at 10/19/09 7:46PM