" Do you not know?
Have you not heard???

The LORD is the everlasting GOD,
the Creator of the ends of the earth.

He will not grow tired or weary,
and His understanding no one can fathom.
He gives strength to the weary,
and increases the power of the weak.
Even youths grow tired and weary,
and young men stumble and fall;
but those who hope in the LORD
will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles;
they will run and not grow weary,
they will walk and not be faint." Isaiah 40:28-31

"The Sovereign LORD has given me an instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary.
He wakens me morning by morning, wakens my ear to listen like one being taught." Isaish 50:4

Friday, September 10, 2010

Happy Birthday to my niece, Allyssia !

Well, actually, she's my GREAT niece, but truly, they're ALL great !
I filled in for Mandy's babysitter yesterday and today, having Allyssia brought over here at 5 in the morning........she was a living doll !

And today was her birthday.  We went out to sit in the driveway to play, and she was wearing shorts.  She didn't like crawling on the rocks on her bare knees, so I dug out an outfit that had belonged to my granddaughter 6 years ago........this little set of overalls and red onesie. Zoe wore them at around 4 months of age, but Allyssia is a petite baby.   They fit more like capris than long pants, but it covered her knees, so she was happily able to crawl around, sufficiently protected.

Then while I was preparing dinner tonight, I received the most precious phone call.........Zoe, my 6 1/2 year-old granddaughter, called to sing a song to me that they had prepared at school for assembly.  It was a song celebrating "grandparents' day" ! 
I didn't even know today WAS grandparents day, but thankfully.......and my LORD is so good this way,.......I got to spend it with a baby in my arms, and my own grandchildren singing to me and Papa on the phone !

 Here are photos of my youngest grandbaby, Seth, enjoying his first peanut-butter and Jelly sandwich !  (sometimes I have to 'find' my grandbabies photos on Facebook........my daughter says that it's quicker to share them with everyone at once !)  Looks like he couldn't get the sandwich in there fast enough !

Aren't I blessed?

Praise the LORD !

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