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Simply Grateful

As I was sitting and thinking about the year, I figured I should write about it because who knows when I will need to look back and remember just how faithful the Father is to us.  I don't know about you, but every now and then I must remind myself of the daily miracles in my life. With all the distractions, it is REALLY easy to take those simple daily miracles and blessings for granted.

H is for Home

As the year winds down, I can't help but to reflect on our adventures this year.  Our big adventure involved us uprooting to anew town which we knew nothing about because we had never visited before or heard of it in random conversation.  Our first visit included us and all of our belongings.

G is for Grace

 Grace has taken over.  It has caused me to stop and think about what it really means.  I didn't intentionally seek to learn more about grace, but here recently it comes up in many conversations.  It is hard to have a conversation about something that you haven't taken the time to learn about for yourself.  I have taken the challenge to learn more about the grace which is freely given.

She's been a part of our family for nearly five years.  It wasn't in our plans to add a dog to our family.  We met Eva at PetSmart while picking up a container for a butterfly chrysalis.  The girls asked if we could look at the cats and dogs a local shelter had brought in for adoption.  We went to "look" at the dogs, and a little voice said, "Eva needs a family, Mommy."  That's the story of how we became a dog family.