Sunday, November 20, 2011
Keeping It Real
One of the things that if you knew me, is I keep it real. I don't think
I am blunt but let's say if we were standing in a dressing room and you tried
on jeans and they looked a bit tight and if you asked me, " Do these
jeans make my butt look big," I would say yes, because I don't want
you to get home and have to hide your jeans in the drawer like I
did the other day. Okay so where am I going now that I have your
Well, my Friday night sewing didn't go quite like I planned. Life
intervened. But, I did finish Mr. Turkey and after I I started the
other stitchery's but nothing to show you and I picked up the quilt
blocks and looked at them. I just thought I would let you know,
because I am keeping it real.
We have Thanksgiving this week, One of the things I wanted
to share with you and hopefully not gush, is I am so thankful
for my grand children. All six and number 7 who will show up
I was and ( girls do not read this to the babies.)
I was a very reluctant grand mother. Maybe it was
that 3 of them were born 3 days apart. The twins
were not due until June and they were born in March.
My first journey into the world of being a grandmother
happened so fast and so extreme.
The whole world seemed to be falling in and I was
so afraid, more afraid than I have been of anything in
my whole life.
" The course God sets for us in His commandments is not an
obstacle course but one carefully planned to suit our
qualifications---not too rigorous for our limitations, not
too lenient for our strengths."
" I will run the way of Your commandments, for You
shall enlarge my heart."
God was all about enlarging my heart. My heart was too small.
Now, today with the boys being 4 and then the two year olds and
then the baby, my heart is not what it was then.
I am thankful.
So on Thursday when we sit around the table, and our table is full
from end to end and all of the very special people God has blessed
us with, I am very thankful because the boys
want to come to Gama and Paqua's house for " Give the Thanks Day."
I am a reluctant Gama no more.
God really did know best.