Sunday, December 19, 2010

Christmas Cheer

I love seeing all three of our babies' stockings hanging by the fireplace this year.
So cute and whimsical. ; )
A few fun things in our week...
I met up with two amazing friends, Jenny and Hillary. Benjamin and Z had a fun time playing. Much too busy for a good pic!
Hil
Jason and I went to his office dinner. What a fun party! One of my favorites. The people he works with are wonderful. They love to laugh, and I look forward to spending time with them every year.

The joy of Christmas is all around us, but it is always near my heart how broken many of you are this year for different reasons. Last year I just wanted to leave the country! If it wasn't for Zach, we would have. ; )

It's easier to face the holidays now because of Colson, but they will always be bittersweet. May Christ be gentle with you and give the peace you need each day. His grace is sufficient.



The Lord is not slow to fulfill His promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.


2 Peter 3:9

17 comments:

Linds said...

those stockings are SO cute! Where'd you get them???

Praying for yall this week...

Nicole said...

Merry Christmas Katie! You always have the sweetest posts! Hope this week is filled with Joy for you and yoru family! :)

caycee said...

Sweet Sweet Katie, I just adore those stockings and all three of your sweet babies! Hope you guys have a very Merry Christmas!!

Trac~ said...

Katie the stockings are so cute and this is one of my favorite pictures of you and Jason! It's perfect! xoxoxo

Erin said...

Love love love the stockings and I love the picture of you are your hubby.. Thinking about you and your family!

In The Babyhood said...

He's an adorable chunky monkey!!! The stockings are beautiful :-)

Lauren said...

Those stockings are too PRECIOUS!!!!! :) Love!

Casi said...

Absolutely LOVE the stockings - they are amazing!

Know that many prayers will be going up for you and your sweet family this week. I cannot imagine what it's like for you and Jason but I know He is near and will carry you when needed. :-)

May you have a very merry Christmas!

m&msmommy said...

Adorable stocking! :)

You look beautiful! What a great picture of you and Jason!

Merry Christmas!

The Whitfields said...

Those stockings are SO cute! I just finished reading "Heaven Is For Real" by Todd Burpo and it's about a pastor's son, Colton, and his visit to Heaven when he undergoes an emergency surgery. Thought you might enjoy!

I follow your blog whenever I get the chance. Praying for you all this Christmas season!

Sophie said...

Did you make the stockings?? Love them

Lisha @ DeLovely Life said...

Beautiful stockings! They remind me of Dr. Suess. I'm a new follower so I am not sure what you're referring to, but I do pray that your Christmas is wonderful and full of the love and peace that only the Lord can provide. Happy Christmas to you and yours!

Life with my sweeties said...

Love all of the pictures! I think of you often! Hugs!!

Tristan said...

Thank you for your sweet comment :)
made my day.

I love those stockings!!!
Praying for you a little extra around Christmas time!

Sara said...

Love the stockings - they are so sweet! Also love the cutie-patootie picture of you and your hubby!
Merry Christmas!

Melissa said...

I hear you Katie and I am praying for you.

My Mom passed away very close to Christmas. While your grief is different, I feel your heart.

I am praying for you and your family.

xoxo,
Melissa

Sarah said...

As always, Katie, you look stunning in every picture! I wish you lived closer b/c I'd make you go shopping with me and help me pick out clothes!
And although Reese is not in your arms this Christmas, I know she is always on your heart. And sweet Katie, how blessed she is that you are and always will be her mother.
I feel so blessed to "know" you through blogging...and pray that God will continue to use you to bless other mommies through your honesty and love for Christ! You have been such a blessing to me during a difficult year. You will never know what a blessing you are to others.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Sarah

 
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