Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Sweet Moment...

Today was going to be a long day because Jerrell had to leave early and then will be home late...so I was asking the Lord what we should do today, because long days are usually hard days because I am ready to see Jerrell...but I felt lead for us to go get a present today for the Christmas Store for our mission Church and for us to take it by there...I tried to explain to Jayk about getting a toy for a little boy that his mommy and daddy could get a gift for him, and this what Jesus wants us to do, and that we are a Christian family and this is what we do...so he did so great at toys r us...he wanted to get the little boy some tools...this is Jayks favorite thing to get for himself...so we took it to the mission and it was a little hard leaving it...but he didn't cry he just wanted to play with it...When we were walking from the car to the mission he wanted to carry it all by himself...I was so proud of him...It brought back huge memories for me and made me thankful for a dream I have had as a mom, to teach him to love people...That is my hearts desire for my sons that they would love God and out of that love people...I went as a little girl to the mission on Saturday mornings to pass bread out to apartment complexes and invite them to church the next day...my parents started us real young and I wanted this to be in Jayk and one day Judah's blood...for lack of a better term...I just want this to be apart of there DNA...it shaped my world as a little girl...it is what we did...we loved people...and my desperate pray is that my sons would live that out as well...

Monday, November 16, 2009

Judah's 1st Bday....Gigi came to town

We had an amazing time celebrating Judah!!!! We had a little party for him at our clubhouse room in our complex...Jerrell was the human jungle gym and the kids loved it...Judah was so tired that the last 30 minutes after we did the cake he slept on my shoulder...I have a journal that I write in to the boys, so that is where I put all the sentimental feelings I was feeling...because trust me I was this time, I did with Jayk but it hit me greater this time...just the fact that the boys are growing up and we are officially out of the baby stages with them...I love my sweet boys and am so blessed!!!...Love you Judah Happy Birthday Son...

Also Gigi came to town and WE HAVE MISSED US SOME GIGI...her and Wes moved to NY three months ago and it has been hard not having them around...But it meant more than words could express that she came in for Judah's bday...I couldn't imagine having a party and her not be here...We love us some GIGI!!!!!








Thursday, November 12, 2009

Sweet Day...

Yesterday was a real sweet day...we went to the Arboretum and ran around outside with some great friends...then we went to Becks Prime and ate outside for lunch is was so fun...

Recently Judah was a little fussy so I told Jayk that we were going to pray that Judah have Joy...and he said "What is Joy?" and I said happiness...but not just regular happiness...Joy is from Jesus...he looked at me and said "Oh, Joy is from Jesus"...

Then we were on a wagon ride and we were talking about being Christians and I asked him if he new what that meant...Obviously knowing he didn't...but I said it is being a Christ follower...We follow Jesus Christ...and he was like "Oh"...Like he was taking it in...


Later on in the evening when I was telling Jerrell about those two conversations...I was overwhelmed with joy and the kindness of God that I got to share those two things with my son...It really blew me away...Thank you Jesus for Jayk...may you continue to stir his heart towards You....

Monday, November 09, 2009

What we have been up to....

We had a great weekend together as a family...we moved around furniture and are continuing to "simplfy"...getting rid of things and making room in our condo for two walking boys...yes I did say 2 walking boys...judah took his first steps about a month ago but it is now getting better and better with each day...Yesterday was a very full day for us...Jerrell preached at a local church in the city and then he had to rush back to HFBC to a luncheon..I wanted to post some pictures that a dear friend of mine took of us...She is so awesome and loves our family so the boys responded so great to her...I have some fun pictures and a story I will post later...I just have to get the pictures downloaded..





Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Praying for wisdom today....

We have been going through a new season with Jayk lately...he has not been listening as well as he had been...I know this could just be that he is about to be 3...but I have really been praying about it for him and for me and Jerrell to have wisdom how to engage him in all of this...I don't want to be an overbearing parent dicipling constantly but that is what it has been lately...diciplining...not sure if I have been overbearing? I know I have had my moments :) ...we have been trying to put our finger on it with why he is struggling with this so much, is it rebellion? is it attention?...the answer to all of it is probably yes...but this morning I was just praying for his little heart that he would not look for negative attention...and that God would meet the deep needs of his heart...I feel like I am giving him attention, but I prayed this morning that God would show me if I am missing something...what does he need?...But ultimately I know that I can't meet all his needs...he needs Jesus to meet those...so my prayer for my little guy has been Lord please meet his deep needs...as I was praying this for him...I so thought of myself...Lord please meet my deep needs so I don't run to other things or other ways to get my needs met...You oh Lord know the deep needs of our heart...may we listen to you today and recieve what you are offereing...Yourself....

Monday, November 02, 2009

So I am thinking about coming back....

So I am thinking about coming back into blog world...I have to admit I have kinda missed this outlet of sharing about the family...alot has happened since I last wrote...Judah is about to be one...Jayk and Judah actually are playing together...I am feeling more and more comfortable with being a mom of two little boys...so alot has happened...I think I will jump back into the game and try to be a bit more faithful...I hope I have friends that will still be interested in reading or at least seeing the pics... :)