Adoration

Do You Love Him?

by Monica
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Grace Age 3 yrs 11 months A few weeks ago I was working in the kitchen and singing to a CD of worship music. Gracie was coloring at the table and looked up at me: “Mama, what are you doing?” she asked. “I’m worshiping the Lord!” I said “OH! I […]

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Let’s Be Wise Men

by Monica

This Christmas Doug decorated the pergola leading to our garden with a star shining high above. Every night Grace “Ooo’s” and “Ahhh’s” over it. The other evening as we pulled in the driveway Gracie shouted: “Oooo! The star! Mama, let’s be wise men and follow the star to Bethlehem to […]

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Waiting for Jesus’ Birthday

by Monica

This year Gracie’s pre-school teachers had the kids create advent calendars as a class project. The Calendar says “J is for Jesus!” And has one chocolate kiss for each day leading up to Christ’s birth. All the kids took them home and began to count down the days until Christmas. […]

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The Littlest Angel

by Monica

Grace rested on my hip as a soft musical whisper poured in my ear: “Oooo, Mama, its-a Angel. I need to kiss it!” I removed the little angel from his perch. She kissed his head, then smiled and waved as I replaced him. Grace began recognizing angels at less than […]

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Sit with Jesus a While

by Monica

With heads bowed our hands interlocked in a circle. The warmth of Doug’s hand gripped my right, and Gracie’s sweet dimpled hand squeezed my left. Doug said a thanksgiving and asked: “Gracie what are you thankful for?” She replied: “God, thank you for Jesus, my Daddy, and my sweet potato […]

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The Princess

by Monica

Grace Aged: 2 years, 3 months It’s that time of year again. You know, when things start to look a bit bulky, and I’m not talking about the oversized sweater I wore on Christmas. I’m talking about the chub I wore underneath that sweater, compliments of my seasonal feast of […]

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