Friday, December 18, 2009

Happy 3rd Birthday Jayk

Son...

I rarely grab the wheel of writing anything on this blog anymore because Mom now handles these updates. However today I feel compelled to pen a few thoughts on your 3rd birthday (and yes we will have a cake you have been asking for a month now)....Jayk my son you have changed my life...I am so proud of you and how much you continue to grasp the realities of what it means to live like a man of courage! Oh granted we have our bad days when you and I may not see eye to eye but I will take those a few days because how you live full of passion, strength, virtue, courage and honor. From the day you were born and we brought you home till now I remember praying those words over you...The journey of life is going to be ever so full....adventures, faith stories, battles, and romance. I am thrilled every day to have you open our bedroom door and want to come lay in our bed right before we are going to get out of bed in the morning...with your pillow and two blankets...you have caused me more than once to sacrifice a morning workout to cuddle and watch some cartoons...I know those days will pass soon and I will be dragging you out of your bed so I am capturing them as much as possible. Your heart I can tell is full of love and care. I can see it, sense it, and I am praying it into your life. Son I have said it once to you if I have said it a few hundred times mommy and daddy love you more than anything in the world...and Jesus loves you even beyond that...you are loved...and secondly...I want you to know that you have what it takes...you are a warrior, a man of courage and you have what it takes to do whatever you desire in the world...let nothing hold you back. Oh you may fail, you my take a wrong turn every once in awhile...but that is part of the adventure...we will always fight going forward...if we fail may it be failing forward. I love you gifts and passions...and I am praying that the Lord Jesus would continue to gift you and bless you....but not for mom and I to spend thousands of dollars to make you better for yourself (we don't have money any way)...but that out of God blessing you...then you would understand that you are now to be a blessing to others....we get to give life away. This is how we measure life...not by what we get but how we give life away...more on that later as you grow...I am so proud of you and love you deeply....you are an amazing big brother to Judah...You just woke up from your nap so I will cut this short...Happy 3rd Bday...I love you...I am for you....I know tomorrow I will be writing about you leaving the house...but between now and then....live alive!

Monday, December 14, 2009

My Pop's Loves Me...

My Pop's loves me....he is willing to do anything for us to have fun and for me to know that I am loved...Even if it means putting on my cowboy costume and going on an "adbenture" with me...Thank you dad for loving Jayk and Judah...for playing with them and wanting them to experience all the joys being a kid can bring...Thank you for leading them to Jesus and loving them well...They are blessed to have you...Love you so much...and appreciate you...

Saturday, December 05, 2009

It snowed in H-town!!!!

What a fun Friday...It started out like every other normal friday in the Altic's lives...We wake up and go eat at Barnaby's...But today was a little different because we drove through snow to get there!!!!! So fun...When we got back from running some errands Jayk and Jerrell played in the snow...Judah was too pooped out from the mornings activities so he was taking a nap...Jayk loved it...What a fun memory we got to make yesterday....