Friday, May 29, 2009

Then Sings My Soul Saturday - I Cross My Heart

Today, I have to post a song I posted this time last year. I just can't help it. It's my wedding song... and today is my 16th Anniversary. I'll always have a soft spot for George Straight. I love the lyrics.
Our love is unconditional, We knew it from the start
I can see it in your eyes, You can feel it from my heart
from here on after Lets stay the way we are right now
And share all the love and laughter, That a lifetime will allow
Chorus:I cross my heart
And promise to Give all I've got to give
To make all your dreams come true
In all the world You'll never find
A love as true as mine
You will always be the miracle, That makes my life complete
And as long as theres still breath in me, I'll make yours just as sweet
As we look into the future, It's as far as we can see
So lets make each tomorrow, Be the best that it can be
And if along the way we find a day, It starts to storm,
You've got the promise of my love To keep you warm

If you want to take a stroll down memory lane with me, you can click here and read this post.

Hope you have a fabulous weekend!

Sweet Blessings,


Monday, May 25, 2009

Memorial Day - Five Minutes for Faith

5 Minutes for Faith - Daily Devotions for Moms

Many of us will celebrate Memorial Day today with a cookout, picnic or parade. Kids are excited because it marks the end of school. Adults are excited because it usually means a day off work. But many have lost sight of what Memorial Day actually means. Originally called Decoration Day, it is a day to honor and remember those who have died in our nation’s service. It is a day to celebrate those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.

Many have family members who have served or are currently serving in our armed forces. I’m sure there are many stories that could be told to honor them. Today, I would like to share with you a story about one of my family members, Pfc Toby Braveboy from Coward, South Carolina – a brave boy from Coward.

To read the rest of this devotion, click here.

Sweet Blessings,

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Then Sings My Soul Saturday - Kris Allen

I'm not sure how many of you are American Idol fans out there, but I love it. I was a little disappointed when Danny was voted off last week but I liked Kris too. I was really pleasantly surprised that he won. I've seen several people post this on Facebook today and thought I'd share it here too. Hope you enjoy!
Sweet Blessings,

Monday, May 18, 2009

Fly Like An Eagle

5 Minutes for Faith - Daily Devotions for Moms
“You are so strong.” It’s a comment I get quite often when my son ends up in the hospital with health challenges as a result of his epilepsy as he did once again this past week. Friends will say they don’t know how I do it. I often will respond by letting people know I absolutely couldn’t do it if it weren’t for the great God I serve. He is where my strength comes from. He is the one who lifts me up when I feel like I’m falling. Becoming strong in Him however, is sometimes not a fun process. It’s sort of like a baby eagle learning to fly.
To read the rest of this devotion, click here.
Sweet Blessings,

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Then Sings My Soul Saturday

Well it's been a pretty crazy week friends. After that sweet letter I received from Spencer last week, he gave us quite a scare. Sunday night he had a seizure that lasted almost two hours. We were airlifted to Children's at Scottish Rite and spent Monday and Tuesday in the hospital. He went back to school on Thursday and seems to be doing much better today. He's still very tired from all the meds though. It was pretty disappointing as we had been almost 12 weeks seizure free. The count for days has started again. Please pray for him as he still has 3 weeks of school left. He's ready to be done for the summer, but I guess we all are.
In the middle of all the craziness this week, Mary Lyndsey graduated from preschool on Thursday night. She looked so adorably cute in her cap and gown. Right as we were leaving the house to go to the ceremony, she went out the front door ahead of me and lifted her hands and shouted, "I'm graduating!" I had a flash forward to 13 years from now and just about couldn't keep it together as I watched her walk out the door. I know the years will fly by too quickly for me and before I know it she will be all grown up. They both will.
This is one of the songs they played at graduation last night. I love the lyrics and my kids love it of course because it's Hannah. I hope you enjoy it too. But I have to admit, I secretly don't want my little butterfly to fly away.

Sweet Blessings,


PS. I'll try to post pictures of Mary Lyndsey in cap and gown tomorrow!

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Happy Mother's Day

Well, I woke up to breakfast in bed this morning with presents and homemade cards from the kids. Too sweet. Spencer had completed a worksheet in therapy for me where he had to list 8 adjectives to describe his mother then write sentences with each.
This is how he described me:
Tan Skin
Dark Hair

Then he wrote: 
She is a great cook.
She is always butiful.
Her tan skin shines bright.
Her dark hair shines in the sun.
She is so caring.
She is always loving.
She is so joyful.
She is funny at times.

I intend to keep it and show it to him when he is a teenager!

I also got this email link from a friend and thought I'd share in case you guys wanted to send it to your friends who are great mothers.
I hope all of you have a wonderful Mother's Day!
Sweet Blessings,

Saturday, May 9, 2009

Then Sings My Soul Saturday - Free To Be Me

I've been hearing this song for a while on the radio and I love it! 
The lyrics are so good. I hope you all enjoy it too!
 Happy Mother's Day!

At twenty years of age
I'm still looking for a dream
A war is already waged for my destiny
But You've already won the battle
And You've got great plans for me
Though I can't always see, 'cause...

I got a couple dents in my fender
Got a couple rips in my jeans
Try to fit the pieces together
But perfection is my enemy
And on my own I'm so clumsy
But on Your shoulders I can see
I'm free to be me

When I was just a girl
I thought I had it figured out
See my life will turn out right
And I'll make it here somehow
But things don't always come that easy
And sometimes I would doubt, 'cause...

And you're free to be you

Sometimes I believe
That I can do anything
Yet other times I think
I've got nothing good to bring

But You look at my heart and you tell me 
That I've got all You seek
And it's easy to believe, even though...

And you're free to be you

Sweet Blessings,

Friday, May 1, 2009

Then Sings My Soul Saturday - Still

A few weeks ago a friend posted this song. It really spoke to me and I have been wanting to post it on TSMS since then. I'm feeling like I need to find some time to be still.
Be still and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10

Hoping you too will find some time to be still in His presence.

Sweet Blessings,