Sunday, May 10 –
Today was filled with very nice surprises. First, upon awakening, this was what I saw waiting for me on my desk.
a large vase of wildflowers, cards, posters and various notes.
As we left out for church, I was also surprised to see my pickup freshly washed.
Apparently, Stockton and Carolina had been out in their bedclothes at 6:30 doing the job.
After church, everyone rushed away from church in their various vehicles. ( which wasn’t strange as the boys are always dashing away somewhere without notifying me.) Nathan and I stayed and visited as we usually do. We stopped by Georgia’s to pick up Stockton and Carolina who often go home with her after church. I walked in the door to find everyone there and a large spread of food prepared and ready.
There were two kinds of enchiladas, fried rice, black beans, salad, chips and hot sauce! and for dessert, a wonderful cherry cheesecake with chocolate topping. Who wouldn’t feel special after this treatment?
Aren’t our children such a gift from God? We’ve been chosen to raise them and give them a good foundation in the Lord. As they are now coming of age and becoming responsible for their own lives before God, it fills my heart with gladness to see them making good choices and living amazing lives for God.