Monday, November 30, 2009

It’s the Most wonderful Time of the Year

The last few weeks have been wonderful.I went to Nashville with my girlfriends from High School. The trip was awesome.We shopped and celebrated Lisa’s 50th. She is the last one of us to hit the big 50.

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We had a blast.

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One of the best thing’s about that weekend has a story attached~for almost two years I have read every word of Bring The Rain. I  have prayed for Angie and her family. I feel like I know them. I watched with excitement as Todd was at the Presidential Debate. I was sitting at my home on the Friday morning before we left for Nashville, and I said  “Lord, I would love to meet Angie”,because her writing really touches me and I feel connected somehow. We went to Nashville, I thought I saw her at the first place we went. I thought Lorie, you have been here many times, Nashville is a big place,You asked for a needle in a haystack. Before that day was through-we were sitting at Mellow Mushroom and I turned my head and saw a bald man in my peripheral vision , then I saw three sweet little girls-I jumped up and I knew God had allowed me my desire.

Angie was so kind and gracious and I hope she doesn’t think I’m a crazy woman, because I did get pretty emotional that God had heard my little request and allowed me the joy. Thank you Lord!

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Next came Thanksgiving..

The day was all about family and food.The best part was when four generations shared what they were thankful for.

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Nanny and Poppy are thankful for each other and their great family.

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I have so much to be thankful for, from salvation and a blessed life. Beautiful children and awesome grandchildren. A wonderful Savior who sometimes allows us small joys to show us He cares about what we care about. I Thank God for wonderful Christian parents who are still with us, great siblings with sweet families and all the relatives we are blessed with. I thank God for wonderful friends.I am abundantly blessed.

The list is long and my gratitude is endless.

Thank you Lord for your blessings on me!

Be blessed!

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6 comments:

My Vintage Modern Farmhouse... said...

Hi Lori,
I can't believe you found her,that was truly God giving you your heart's desire. WOW!! Looks like you had a fun 50th celebration with the girls.

Hugs,
LeAnn:)

Mike Golch said...

Lorie,great photos,looks like you had a grand time.

Brenda said...

What a remarkable blessing to find your friend that way.
Glad you had a wonderful Thanksgiving.

ABamaMom said...

Love the pictures. Fun times in Nashville! And Thanksgiving looked like just something else to be thankful for!

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I'm happy for you Lori...
Blessings
Meme Peete

Nana Trish is Living the Dream said...

It looks like you guys had so much fun! I love the pictures of your house. It is gorgeous!