Becoming

See this ridiculously adorable little girl?

 

 

That would be my niece Clara. Her mama (my sister-in-law) was recounting the story of her birth a few weeks ago. They had gone to church as usual, my brother had come off a night shift and was sleeping, and she was having contractions. But she didn’t really want to wake him, she wanted him to get as much sleep as possible and was trying to will her labor to postpone a bit until the birth fit her their schedule a

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My sister-in-law threw me the most incredible baby shower over the weekend.

From the decorations

 

 

 

 

To the food

 

 

 

Everything was thought out and so beautifully done. More than I could have imagined.

Without a doubt the most special thing about my shower was the time spent in prayer over me, my husband, and our baby. It was a beautiful, precious time that I will always, always treasure. So many heartfelt prayers were lifted

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I had talked my husband into letting me buy a very nice camera about a year ago. I had seen several friends with fancy digital cameras with big lenses that caused them to carry around a small piece of luggage with them every time they wanted to snap a decent photo and I thought we would need the same. Our point and shoot was pretty old and the quality of our pictures was terrible.

 

So we bought the camera and I tried reading the manual and found resources

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Becoming

I’m not the biggest sports fan. For the sake of my marriage and for my own sanity I have learned to find football somewhat enjoyable, but everything else is barely tolerable in my opinion. So when my husband suggested we go to a NBA playoffs game I wasn’t thrilled about it, but for $9 a ticket and a night downtown I thought it might be worth it.

 

We found our way to our cheap seats second row from the top. Yep, that’s what I expected for nine bucks. It

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