With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart: A moment with Ryan and A Moment with Brenna

Saturday, April 23, 2011

A moment with Ryan and A Moment with Brenna

Ryan, Mom-Mom & Otto the Orange
 While the others were getting dressed for church last Sunday morning,
Ryan was telling me about the little guy he found
at a garage sale on Saturday.
Otto the Orange 
is the mascot for the athletic teams of Syracuse University
in Syracuse, New York where Ryan's daddy got his math degree.
Ryan is still sporting the remains of a bruised cheek and black eye
from a collision he had playing tag with a schoolmate.
♥ ♥ ♥
Very early Thursday morning we heard gentle knocking on our bedroom doors (we have two ~ one from the hallway and one from the room we use as a nursery).  We asked who it was and what they wanted but received no answer.  The knocking continued back and forth, from door to door for a long time but no response.
I finally opened one of the door to see Brenna!
"What do you want, Honey?"
Her princess-like blue eyes gazing up at me, she asked:
"Mom-Mom, would you wear your blue shirt that matches mine?"
It must have been so important to her!  I was happy to oblige her sweet request. 
♥ ♥ ♥
But from everlasting to everlasting the LORD's love is with those who fear him,
and his righteousness with their children's children
Psalm 103:17


gnee @ Singing With Birds said...

Your sweet post brings to mind one of my favorite quotes:

"I love little children and it is not a slight thing when they, who are fresh from God, love us." -Charles Dickens

Mildred said...

Beautiful portraits of you with Ryan and Brenna, oh and of course, Otto the Orange. Thank you for sharing your precious little angels with us. You are creating such special memories for them. God bless you all this Easter weekend.

Suzanne said...

What happy memoires your creating with your grandbabies:-) I love your grandaughter wanting you two to match!

Shelia said...

Oh, what a precious story of your little grands. Love the sweet pictures with you. You're as pretty as a picture!
Happy Easter,
Shelia ;)

Life In a Little House said...

Oh how sweet! I love seeing pictures of your beautiful family ~your so blessed ~Have a wonderful Easter!!! Love Heather

Debbie said...

What sweet moments and sweet memories for you all! The pics are just darling!

Have a wonderful Resurection Day!

Blessings to you all!


Susan said...

Awwww,LDH, waht a darling post. Imagine your little granddaughter wanting you to wear matching shirts. What a darling doll. All of the kids are absolutely gorgeous. I'm so happy for you and know you will have a wonderful holiday weekend. Susan

Linda C said...

So sweet- Otto the Orange and matching shirts with MomMom- I love it!:) Grandchildren- what a blessing!
Great photos of you all.

Happy Easter--truly Amazing Love.;)


Mary said...

You are a most beautiful mom-mom. I love the matching shirts. Beautiful grands. Children are a blessing and our children's children, well only God could give us something that precious right? Happy Easter to you and your family.

Ann said...

Lovely photos and both Brenna and Ryan are adorable. You and Brenna look fab in your matching blue shirts :)

Sue said...

What a beautiful family you have LDH, how wonderful that you all can be together at this special Time.

A Quiet Gracious Life said...

Your grandchildren are beautiful and I imagine your time with them is so special.

But I have to say.....you are lovely too! Your hair is beautiful. (o:


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