Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Friday, October 24, 2008
These pictures were taken Oct 10th. On the 12th they all froze since it got down to 26 degrees. Most of the flower plots have been cleared by city workers and ground worked and ready for early next spring.
We have two big circular gardens at the Western part of our city. This is the upper garden, the garden below is the sunken garden.
On October 14th my husband and I had the opportunity to pleasure drive up in the hills. You can see the color against the dark bull pine hill side. As we got higher in the hills, there was a beautiful white covering of snow. Some areas had as much as 18". The ski resort actually opened early this year.
Monday, October 13, 2008
Before the service all the children, including her cousin sit by her and admire her.
Titus 3: 5-8 " He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit, whom He poured out on us generously thorough Jesus Christ our Savior, so that having been justified by His Grace, we might become heirs having the hope of eternal life. This is a trustworthy saying."
Here we are with the family.
Grandpa (Papa) gets his turn holding the sweet little baby on her Baptism day.
Her cousin holds her when we get back to the house. He thinks she is pretty cute!
Pictures of the older 4 children on their Baptism were on display. You can see part of the Certificate of Baptism. It is so nice with gorgeous art work. Our oldest granddaughter looked at it and said, "It is so pretty it looks like angels painted it!" I thought that was sweet!
The table all set, ready for the open house.
Here she is in her white gown. It would be interesting to hear what you wore at your Baptism! I will need to ask my mother, I do know I was Baptised at 1 week old at our home since our pastor was leaving for vacation. The white gown certainly isn't necessary but it dose symbolize and remind us of the forgiveness, New birth in Christ and how God cloths us in his Grace. In Isaiah 61 :10 it says, For He has clothed me with garments of salvation and arrayed me in a robe of righteousness' . . . In Revelation 7 :13 -14 Then one of the elders asked me, "these in white robes who are they, and where did they come from?" I answered, "Sir, you know." and he said, "These are they who have come out of the great tribulation; they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
Just like a sleeping Angel. She has been adopted by God into His family. (Kingdom)
The cute little brown moccasins have been worn by each of the 5 children. They were also worn by their father when he was a new born. What a cute tradition for their family!
Mom shows her cute little foot with the brown suede moccasin!
She kept her Gown on for most of the day. Here I am at 4PM just enjoying the special moment.