Wednesday, October 27, 2010

great video from when the boys were small

This video was taken after I got a box of bridesmaid dresses to try on for my sis-n-laws wedding.  I opened the box, went to the bedroom and tried them on.  I came out, maybe 10 minutes later, to find this....  BTW, to this day, I still occasionally find popcorn pieces around the house!

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Hopes I have for loving my children well...

  • Let there be much spontaneous celebration verbally of every hopeful sign of life and goodness in our children.
  • Let us forgive them often and be longsuffering.
  • Let us serve them and not use them.
  • Let us lavish them with joyful participation in their interests.
  • Let us model for them the joy of knowing and submitting to the Lord Jesus.
  • Let us apologize often when we fall short of our own Father’s requirements.
  • Let us pray for them without ceasing.
  • Let us saturate them with the word of God from the moment they are in the womb (the uterus is not sound proof).
  • Let us involve them in happy ministry experiences and show them it is more blessed to give than to receive.
  • Let them see us sing to the King.
  • Let us teach them relentlessly the meaning of the gospel in the hope that God will open their eyes and make them alive. It happens through the gospel (1 Peter 1:22-25).

Monday, October 4, 2010

oil paintings

"I pray that you being rooted and established
in love may have power to grasp 
how wide and long and high deep is the love of Christ."

This is a lilly that I enlarged by at least 100% 
until the background was more abstract.  
I wanted the lilly to be true to form and the 
background to have a more whimsical effect.  

Thursday, September 30, 2010

is there anything better than little boys in a tree?

Maybe one dressed as a rockstar?

or maybe a little girl dressed as little bo-peep/princess?

Fall Wreath Makeover

Here is a picture of my "fall wreath" which I have been using for many years now.
It is starting to get REALLY BORING and I wanted a new one.  
Howver the ones I liked did not fit our missionary budget... 

So, I went to HL and picked up this great sign that reads, "With Grace Surround Us," and a gorgeous green acorn ornament and wired them to the wreath.  I used some double-face satin ribbon I already had and it freshened it up beautifully!   

and here is my sweet girl who wanted in on the camera time!

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

I Peter 3:4: one of our prayers for the girls!

This is a big painting I did for the girls room.  I was really happy with how it turned out and I pray that when we they look at it they know God is good and they are loved dearly!

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Oaks of Righteousness

A painting i did for some friends of ours boys room.  I traced their hands for the painting.

2008 Christmas Card

Love this baby girl!!!

love this picture of my baby girl!

In Christ Alone...

SOLD!! for a sweet baby who is also an emmy but emersyn!