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The View from Our MountainTop....

Making Silly Faces.....LOL!

Spring has sprung!!

Here on the Mountain Top, Spring is always late to show its' face. In fact, our Dogwoods are just starting to bloom! If the sun shines you can bet we are outside enjoying it even if it is cold enough to require winter jackets, hats and gloves. :) Here are some of our most recent Spring adventures....
Gabriella crossing the monkey bars all by herself 2 times!! Woo Hoo! You go girl!
Giving Moses (our truck) his first bath of the season.

Samuel spends lots of time here building roads....:) 
First bug find of the season....ladybug (poor thing) LOL! Kyalynn has been known to love her bugs to death.... 
Nolan building a bridge out of crayons....our road construction vehicles are probably the most played with toys we own! 
Nothing says Spring like laundry drying on the line.... 
Samuel enjoying the slide at a local park.... 

I Don't Know What You're Doing...

Lately, I find myself in a cloud of confusion. Random thoughts, fears and questions careen around in my mind causing me to re-evaluate everything. Many a night I lay awake, desperate for sleep, but none comes. My mind is busy solving the world's problems and no matter how many times I try to close my eyes my mind can not be quieted....that is until I use the one tool that changes everything...prayer! Prayer assuages my fears, my doubts and my confusion and suddenly I am awakening to the morning light and a little boy clambering over me wanting some breakfast. :) 

See, the thing is, I could list lots of areas that cause my heart to race in a not-so-good way I'm sure you can too. However, one area that causes me real trepidation is raising up a child who rebels against all that I hold dear. To say this has been the hardest thing I've ever had to walk through would be an understatement. Actually, up until 2 months ago it, by far, hands down, has been the most difficult, gut-wr…

Not Today...

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Some Goodies for Today....

It is good to give thanks to the Lord, and to sing praises to Your name, O Most High; to declare Your lovingkindness in the morning, and Your faithfulness every night.     Psalm 92:1-2 NKJV

When all else is gone, God is still left.Nothing changes Him. Hannah Whitall Smith
If God has the power to create and sustain the universe, He is more than able to sustain your marriage and your ministry, your faith and your finances, your hope and your health.  ~ Anne Graham Lotz~

The ability to rejoice in any situation is a sign of spiritual maturity.    Billy Graham

Jesus intended for us to be overwhelmed by the blessings of regular days. He said it was the reason He had come: "I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly."       Gloria Gaither
This video is a reminder of the above quote. How often do we rush through our days not stopping to think of how very precious each minute is with our children? I'll admit many, many days I focus too much on my &…