Monday, December 28, 2009

Multitude Monday

I hope this weekend brought blessings to your family and a time of worship as we celebrated the birth of Jesus.

We were overwhelmed by the goodness and abundance that God provided- from food, to gifts to fellowship, and the Baby who came into the world to save the world- who was born in humility in a stable at night.


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It was cold around these parts and I am still adjusting to having a real winter, after our time in the Rio Grande Valley where flowers bloom year round. And with the opportunity to wear sweaters and coats, I continue the count.

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(...0094) Snow falling on Christmas Eve amongst the East Texas Pines & McClaine leans over the table and affectionately asks his great grandma, "Granny, did you make these delicious green beans?," a mom remembers to give thanks (...0095).



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Reecey babbling loudly through the entire worship service yesterday- loud babble- interrupting the teaching kind of babble. And I rejoiced as I explained that she was just reminding us that God demonstrated His great love by wrapping Himself in human flesh, a babe- a babbling babe (...0096).


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When the chill of December can't keep kids off their new bikes, I was thankful for wide open spaces, inside (...0097). And Oma and Opa's patience with the playground excitement in their foyer (...0098).


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Large pots of spicy tortilla soup simmering in Christmas colors (...0099).


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The blessing of family and loved ones, here and far away (...0100).

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(...0101) Children expressing thanks- notes of gratitude to Santa and Happy Birthday songs to Jesus.

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(...0102) Explaining to Avery that she can't sleep in her helmet.


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If you haven't been by Ann Voskamp's blog, please go there. She rocks!

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6 comments:

Anti-Supermom said...

Tyne, it looks like your Christmas was filled with reminders of all the blessing you have.

Beautifully written, as always.

Mona said...

What a fun post--it has been a wonderful Christmas season.

Krystyn said...

Love the post! And, Merry Christmas to you!

The soup looks wonderful. Is it a family secret?

Elaine A. said...

Looks like you were truly blessed this holiday Tyne. I'm so glad to see it. Happy New Year to you and your beauties! : )

Mrs Montoya said...

Sigh - I so love it when you count and will drift to sleep thinking about your sweet baby asking Granny if she made the green beans. Priceless memories. Truly priceless. I am so glad you had a beautiful Christmas. Happy New Year to you and yours!

Patois said...

Looks as if it was wonderful!