Psalm 103:17 “But the lovingkindness of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear Him, And His righteousness to children’s children.”
Happy 1st Birthday ~ Ava Caroline!
A child’s first birthday is a ‘right of passage’ for the mother, especially the first child! Maybe it’s because you’ve made it through the toughest, most magnificent year of your life. *drum roll, applause, praise* Words fall short … God only knows …
Some say birthday’s are for moms. I agree. I STILL remember our son’s first birthday party and celebration in detail – 28 yrs later. For the child – it’s an ‘all about ME‘ celebration. For the mom … it’s deeply personal. Pregnancy and labor is replayed in our mind and the faithfulness of God is overtaking in it’s effect. Suddenly, those who are no longer with us are missed more deeply and those who are yet to be born are envisioned.
Now that our grandchildren are celebrating birthdays it’s somewhat surreal – a visual reminder of God’s work through the generations. His lovingkindness crosses generational lines and transfers from one to the next.
Oh, the Joy!
We’re grateful for your prayers during Tim’s recovery. We feel them and need them. God be praised! I have updates on Twitter.
In case you’re wondering, I’m not sure I killed the spider, but I discovered her descendants and they are great in number! I’ve called in the professionals.
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