12.24.2011

Christmas

Tonight we attended a Christmas Eve service at a local church.  It wasn't "our" church, but what I realized when I was there was that it didn't matter.  We were all there with the same purpose.  Preparing our hearts for the celebration of the birth of our Savior.  It was a wonderful service, followed by Christmas Eve dinner with my parents and brother. 






The reindeer are fed and the children are snuggled tight in their beds. 


Thank you ALL for being a part of our lives.  I feel as if my family has grown in a unimaginable way this year.  I wish you all the peace and blessings that only God can bring you in the years to come.  May you all prosper and be blessed with good health.  Thank you for loving our family. 

Merry Christmas!

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17 comments:

  1. The photo of your family is just gorgeous. Happy holidays to all of you.

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  2. Merry Christmas from The Merritts!! God Bless!

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  3. merry christmas to you and your beautiful family!!!

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  4. Merry Christmas to your beautiful family. Prayers for all of you every single day:)

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  5. Been following your blog for a while. My family is going thru a health crisis too. You are all in my prayers. Our entire family just got gone from our church service. At the end we all lit our candles and sang Silent Night. There is such beauty in sharing our faith...Merry Christmas from Texas!

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  6. Merry Christmas to your family from Wisconsin! Continuing to pray for you all that you will have your prayers answered for Lucy, her health restored and peace for your family.

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  7. Merry, Merry Christmas from The Hamiltons!!! Sending you so much love and continued prayers!!!

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  8. Merry Christmas, Krull Family!!

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  9. Merry Christmas! May your family continue to be blessed by God's amazing grace. Funny looking at your photos...same wrapping paper from Hobby Lobby. : )

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  10. Last night at our service, our pastor gave us a time to pray. My 4 year old Macie, leaned over and whispered in my ear, "I prayed that Lucy would be hungry and eat." Hope her prayers were answered and you had a fabulous Christmas.

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  11. Merry Christmas... I just wanted to take a moment and encourage you! I have twin girls and I found your blog bcuz I like your title! I had no idea about Lucy until I read your "about me" section! We have some dear friends with a little girl who is 2 that has medulloblastoma. I thought you might like to check out her blog. www.averyannechristiansen.blogspot.com I hope you guys have a very merry Christmas! I will praying for you and Lucy!

    Monica

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  12. I did the same, visited a church on Christmas Eve. I had the same thought. I was in the house of God, celebrating with God's children the birth of the Prince of Peace, our savior. I stopped by at 10:00 a.m. in the midst of running errands, and I left blessed and enriched.

    May the new year bring God's amazing grace to your beautiful family.

    Is Jack precious in his little blue outfit and coat!

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  13. The kids look so pretty & handsome! Glad you enjoyed one of the wonderful Christmas services so many of our local churches have had... They really are something special! Merry, Merry Christmas!!!

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  14. Merry Christmas to your family and to Lucy!!!

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  15. Mike, Paula, Kelley, Lindsay - Merry Christmas Everybody, hope you have a fantastic Christmas, luv the pics..God Bless

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  16. Hi, Kate! My name is Kay, and I have been following your blog since I first heard of Lucy's diagnosis. I learned about it on Facebook through some mutual friends. I live in Louisiana now, but we ( my family and I) lived in Memphis from 1985-1996. Coincidentally, we both know some of the same people. I have wanted to comment so many times, but didn't want to intrude, being someone you do not know. But.....my daughter lives in Memphis , is an OT at LeBonheur, and actually saw Lucy once or twice. She was so very impressed by your courage and faith in handling your unfortunate situation. I wanted you to know that even in Louisiana you have had many, many prayers going up for you, Lucy, and your entire family. My friends and church family have been lifting you guys up in our prayers for a long time. I check your blog at least twice daily to see how things are going. I am happy to see that Lucy is doing better, even though I know that she has a long way to go. I trust that God in his wisdom will take care of her! I just felt the need today to write you this little note. I will continue to pray for you and your family, and to check your blog daily for progress. God's love and concern is everywhere.....even from a stranger in Louisiana. Continue to have happy holidays and look forward to a new and better year in 2012. Oh.....and give Lucy a big hug from me if you wouldn't mind.

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