Blessings

Thank You

by Monica

Not too long ago I gave Gracie her first prayer journal. She has filled it with picture prayers and praises that have amazed me. I was recently flipping through her prayer journal and saw a picture of two people under a rainbow with hearts that said: “Mom and Dad.” “Gracie, […]

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The Banquet

by Monica
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“Oh, Mama!” Gracie said bursting with uncontrollable excitement “I just can’t WAIT to get to heaven!!!! I can’t wait to go to the banquet feast! I wonder what my new clothes will look like. I hope my gown is as beautiful as Esther’s.” “It will probably be even more beautiful […]

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Orphans Allowed

by Monica
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At dinner a few weeks ago Grace piped up recounting this exchange with her friend David: “I was talking with David today and I told him we were going to marry. He said ‘But, I don’t want to marry!’ and I said: ‘But it will be so FUN! We’ll have […]

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Did You Know?

by Monica
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As we sat enjoying fellowship and a beautiful evening, Gracie leaned over to her grandfather and whispered: “Did you know God loves you?” His smile affirmed her. “Yes, I know God loves me. You know how I know he loves me? Because; I have you, and your mommy and your […]

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God is Big Enough

by Monica

Gracie has a lovely prayer she learned in pre-school. The interesting thing is that she always prays it “wrong.” The beginning is supposed to be “thank you for this day and all our blessings” but, she prays: “Dear Lord, Thank you for this day, and all our problems…” I’ve often […]

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Thanks for sharing your bear, Brie!

by Monica

Grace: Age 2 years, 2 months Grace sat cheerfully in her car seat making a little stuffed bear dance, while fourteen –year-old Brianna (or “Brie”) smiled watching her. “This is my bear!” Gracie announced. Brianna laughed at her; “No, that’s my bear… silly!” Gracie laughed and continued to play with […]

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