Monday, January 19, 2009

Rollicking Ring Ceremony

We waited on God seven years for our baby boy. I lost three babies the year he was born. Britt was a miracle baby as I was in bed most of the pregnancy with problems. I remember touching his toe at his birth to see if he was really alive. And I remember saying, "He's yours, God." He still is! The baby boy grew up overnight and got his senior ring this week. He's at a brand new school since we moved to Austin this fall. He is making lifelong friends and we are so grateful to God for that! Moving during your junior year in high school is hard. But, we want to be where a good God calls us to be. I read Genesis 45:8 this evening---"It's not you who sent me here, but God." God, in His beautiful will and ways, has brought us to the place we are, not to solve all our problems nor help us master all the principles----but to find HIM there. He's here. He has been with us every step of the way. It's not our circumstances that have changed. God has brought us to this place! I so want to gladly surrender to HIM who holds us together. Col 1:17. So, we'll enjoy this ring ceremony knowing God sent us here.


annie's eyes 1/19/2009  

It is so hard to see them grow so fast. Holding them in your arms for the first time to looking up to them when you talk happens in a blink of an eye. You're on my heart this morning, my sweet friend. Love you, Annette

Toknowhim 1/19/2009  

Hey sweet Bev,

I like the new look of your blog :) What a sweet post for your "baby". I need to catch up with you and see what is going on... I am sure much has been happening since your move.

Love ya, Kim

Bev Brandon 1/19/2009  

A shout out to Becky Jo Mama who appeared out of nowhere to give me an update---no a FACELIFT--- A REALLY cute blog header/leader/whatever it is. That was a gift!!! Thank you Becky Jo for taking the initiative and loving me! I'm loving you back! And

twinkle 1/19/2009  

Welcome back, siesta! I'm lovin' these pictures of young men and women on the edge of the future.

Laura 1/20/2009  

such beautiful blessings, Bev. Touching his toe...oh, it brings tears to my eyes. God is so good.

Thank you for sharing this sweet picture of your "baby".


Kristin 1/26/2009  

Looks like a fun day! I sent a payment for the orphan's school on paypal or paypay as I like to call it...I actually typed that again when I was trying to get to their site. Just wanted to check and see if you recieved it. I thought I read something on here about your e-mail being different, so I wasn't sure how it all works now. I also have a different e-mail address Let me know if it worked or didn't work.


beckyjomama 1/26/2009  

I loved doing it for you! You are a gem!!!

PS - great pics - Very handsome dud you have there!

Alana 1/27/2009  

SUCH GREAT PICS!!! How are you and yours? Miss you!

lisasmith 2/02/2009  

Beautiful family, Bev!!! I love the facelift!! How are you? Are you writing on cover to cover? I must find you...


Fran 2/02/2009  

Just saying hi to my precious Bev.
Just letting you know that you are on my heart tonight. Hope you are well. :)

Big hugs,

Praying for Our Friend Joanne Psalm 131:3 Waiting on God. Hope Now. Hope Always.

House of Blessing Tribal Childrens Home

House of Blessing Tribal Childrens Home
"Whoever welcomes a little child in My Name, welcomes Me." Matthew 18:5 We have posted pictures of the orphans receiving their gifts from you. Scroll down to the post entitled "Today Was the Big Day." Many orphans didn't own anything of their own, but now do, because of you.

My Family

My Family
Britt, Blair, Bev, Bob, Brooke, Barrett


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