What you do in your house is worth as much as if you did it up in heaven for our Lord God. We should accustom ourselves to think of our position and work as sacred and well-pleasing to God, not on account of the position and work, but on account of the word and faith from which the obedience and the work flow. ~ Martin Luther

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

A Whole Hand


There is a birthday girl in the house today!  Adele' is now five years old.  Her giggles haven't stopped since she woke up. 

I can't look at the top picture without my voice cracking and my eyes welling.  It has been ever so long since I felt the warm melting of a newborn on my skin.  sigh There is nothing like that.  Such a sweet moment that was and it happens to be my most favorite picture of all time.  

Five years of sweet curling ups, hugs, kisses, twirling around, skipping and most of all, giggling.  I'm so happy she is five.  I am so happy she is mine.

So today, when the weatherman says to STAY OFF THE ROADS because of sleet and freezing rain and snow squalls; a day I am prone to worry, fret, and fear over my Mister and his work travels, I have the wonderful distraction of baking and decorating a requested birthday cake (a PEACOCK!) and a preparing a requested birthday feast (SAUSAGE,EGGS, FRENCH TOAST), wrapping the few piddly things I have for my girl and most especially, wrapping this new five year old in the family up in hugs.


Rozy Lass said...

Happy Birthday to your sweet blessing! I agree, there is nothing like a newborn to bring us closer to God and be filled with love. Thanks for sharing your wonderful family in pictures.

Terri said...

Happy Birthday, Adele! She's growing up. :-)

Tracy said...

Happy Birthday, Adele! I love five!!!

beth said...

oh I love this post! happiest five to your darling girl. hoping for a glimpse of the peacock cake(!) and saying a prayer for your mister's safe return to hopestead ~

Rosemary said...

Happy Birthday, sweet Adele! A peacock cake sounds lovely.

Leah T. said...

Happy 5th Birthday, dear Adele'! It's so hard to believe our little girls could be 5 years old already! I can't wait to see the cake. I just know it's going to be gorgeous!

I received a very special package (and letter!) in the mail yesterday! (Scott forgot to tell Matt last night.) Thank you!!! I love the cowboy boot(ie)s. They are perfect! I'll be getting a letter out to you SOON! Much love from all of us.

Rebecca said...

All four of your children are so beautiful, but for some reason for me, Adele has that special look. You capture her in so many ways that give me reason to think she is up to something. Well, maybe the Judah bear does too!