After years of Grow and Bless I was understandably excited about what my “one word” for 2015 was going to be. Although Bless was still in full throttle, at the end of November I turned my thoughts toward the new year and start praying about […]
Month: January 2015
I absolutely loved my wedding. Even though it was in the days before Pinterest perfect weddings and pales in comparison to those, it was perfect for me and for us! I completely agree with Kristen perspective in her post What I Want My Daughter’s To […]
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You already know that I love football, but ever since getting married I’ve been in a household where I am the only one who does. Hubby will occasionally join me in watching my favorite Denver team play, but usually it’s just to tease me about the game whenever they mess up (all in good fun). However, because he doesn’t enjoy the sport we don’t do anything special for the Big Game, it’s just a usual Sunday of me sitting and cheering (or yelling) and watching all by my little lonesome.
I didn’t know it, but this year that was about to change! Last fall one Sunday afternoon when I was watching my team play Amber came up and snuggled against me and started asking questions about the game. Soon Tyler came along and the proverbial light bulb appeared over my head. I had two little minds and bodies just waiting to be molded into my football loving fans. It would be quality time together and give them a (valid) reason to yell inside–win/win!
Through my “year of bless” I did a lot of thinking about wanting God’s blessing, what that really, truly looked like, and how one goes about receiving it. Along these lines when I came across the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12) during my reading through the Bible […]