Addison left her shoes behind on 4-30-10 to walk bare foot with Jesus on the streets of gold

Addison left her shoes behind on 4-30-10 to walk bare foot with Jesus on the streets of gold

Thursday, April 22, 2010

~A-D-D-I-S-O-N~ ~L-Y-N-N~

Addison isn't even here yet,but I've been thinking of what she will be like,and these are just some of the things that come to mind...:)

A dorable
D elicate
D addy's princess
I ncredible
S weet
O ne of a kind
N ice

L ittle blessing
Y oung woman after God's own heart (is what I pray she will be someday)
N ever afraid to laugh,smile or cry (Her Mommy isn't afraid to do any of those!) :)
N ew bundle of joy

D esire of my heart
E ncouraging to all around her
A lways our baby girl
S o small,yet such a BIG JOY
O ne CUTE girl
N ever ending blessing

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

38 weeks pregnant...

Just a few of the many things I've been thinking about this week regarding my pregnancy...just thought I would share..:)

1) I can not believe I'm almost to the end! What an exciting journey this has been! I certainly feel 38 weeks pregnant! I feel like a blimp that might not stop getting bigger..:)
2) I'm SO excited to see my baby girl for the first time in person (and not via sonogram)!!
3) I feel blessed beyond measure that my childhood dream of being a "Mommy" some day is about to become a reality! God is so good,and is really giving me "the desire of my heart".
4) Stephen and I are like little kids waiting for Christmas day just a couple weeks before.. We keep talking about what Addison will be like,and we are both so excited about her special day! :)
5) Even though I have been nervous on and off about the delivery, I now have a peace about it,and I know that the Lord will be my strength and will help me get through it. I know it will all be SO worth it in the end! I keep reminding myself of Phil. 4:13 "I can do ALL things through Christ who strengthens me."
6) I am so blessed to have such an amazing and supportive husband and family! I could not have gotten through this with out their love,prayers and support! Ultimately..I have a GOD who loves me,and is here for me 24/7,and I know I could not do this in my own strength. HE has been my comfort,and ultimate support through this journey,and I'm so blessed to be HIS child.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

The Sabbath-A Day of Rest

Today is truly a "Day of Rest" for me. I was wanting to go to church today,and had every intention of doing so last night,but when I woke up this morning, I felt so sore,achy and tired with lots of head pressure/& a bad headache. (It's been rainy all weekend,and I think that's messing with my allergies) I'm also exhausted,and I think it's because I'm 2 weeks away from my due date! I decided that today would be a good day to really rest so I will feel better tomorrow,and can face my last week of work before I take my "maternity break" for the summer. I've got mixed emotions about this next week,because it will be my last time (for a while) to spend time with Meghan. I'm so excited about Addison's arrival,and am so looking forward to spending the summer with her,and not have to worry about work,but I will also miss little Meghan. She is getting so big! I plan on going to visit her,Chris,Sarah and Susan often,because I'm going to miss them! I've been thinking about "Motherhood" a lot,and have been praying and hoping that I will be a Godly "Mommy" to Addison,and that I will be the best I can be for her. Jeremiah 29:11-13 keeps coming to mind. It says, "For I know the thoughts that I think toward you says the LORD,thoughts of peace and not of evil,to give you a future and a hope. Then you will call upon ME and go and pray to ME,and I will listen to you. And you will seek ME and find ME,when you search for ME with all your heart." Those verses have been so encouraging to me,because I know that the Lord has my life in HIS hands,and that no matter what, I can go to Him,and seek Him with all my heart,and I will find Him. He will give me the wisdom I need to be a good Mom,I just need to seek Him with all my heart. I hope that all of you are enjoying your "Day of Rest" and,that You will seek HIM with all your heart now and always. That's the pray of my heart for my self,and for you as well. Have a wonderful Lord's day!
P.S-I put that picture up,because it looks so calm and peaceful,and reminded me of how "rest" is calm and peaceful...

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Starting Over

I have decided it's time to start over in the "blog posting" area of my life...;) I opened this blog account back in August and never kept up with it...sooo today is the day I decided I will "start over",and I deleted all the old post,and I'm starting from scratch again..:) I think it will be a good way to keep everyone (especially my family who is SO far away) posted on what's happening with our I will TRY VERY HARD to keep it updated this time!'s the "first" blog post. Hope it was worth your time,and that the others to come will be worth reading too. ;)