"The LORD your God is a merciful God; He will not abandon or destroy you or forget the covenant with your forefathers, which He confirmed to them by oath" (Deuteronomy 4:31).
Another yearly attempt at family photos in the poinsettias.
It certainly doesn't get easier as the years go by, but we don't want to give up, so we keep trying!
I was reminded of God's mercy and I'm so thankful and that He doesn't give up on us!!
Continuing to give thanks...
-finding glitter in our house again (and all over Paul's clothes) - a sign that Christmas is coming!
-almost complete cooperation for the camera
-getting her outdoors because of her new bubble toy from her aunt
-her aunt willing to babysit her for a few afternoons and the fun they have together
-her love for the water and how she's doing so well at swimming lessons
-celebrating my father-in-law's 77th birthday
-his health, humour, and kindness
-having the grandchildren over for pancakes
-Nicole's excitement and effort when doing her school projects
-how Curtis always visits his Beppe at night when we are gone
-our baptism and being reminded yesterday of the covenantal promises sealed through our baptism
-being reminded today of the many people who have given their lives to fight for our freedom
-the peace and freedom we have in this country