Titus 2:11-13

"For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men, instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age, looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus."

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Fresh Air!

What a breath of fresh air the weather here today is!  I think this is the point during Winter at which the kids and I start feeling a little cooped up and start getting anxious for Spring.  So when I heard the forecast for today, I determined to make the most of the warm(er) weather.  This morning when I told Abel and Amariah that we were going to take a walk after lunch, their little faces lit up, and they practically ran for the table, anxious to get eating out of the way.  As we walked around the neighborhood hand in hand, Abel couldn't stop talking about our surroundings for even a moment, and Amariah pulled Abel and I along as she sped from slushy pile to slushy pile.

When we got back to our yard, Abel and Amariah, excited to play outside, started retrieving all of their outdoor toys from the garage.  The funny thing about that was that none of their outdoor toys are Winter toys.  So here's Abel riding a tricycle in snow boots (a frustrating effort he gave up rather quickly) and little Amariah carrying around sand buckets and whoofle balls.  But whatever the toys, we were all just glad to be getting a little sunshine and fresh air!

And now that we've had some of that, I think it's time for a little nap! :-)


Anonymous said...

What a beautiful day you had with those precious grandchildren. I can just see them thinking it's time to pull out the garage and get some serious playing done. Glad you enjoyed the beautiful day.

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