Friday, January 16, 2009

Blessings All Around

This morning as I awoke beside hubby, I just thought about how blessed I am, truly am!

I have a wonderful husband and the boys have a great Daddy who loves us so much. Enough to allow me to be a stay at home mommy (I chose with his blessing to help on the farm, seasonally).
My boys have been well since early November until this week. Tiger has a deep cough today but slept all night and so did Mommy.

It was 9* degrees according to the thermometer this morning but my house was warm and the coffee wonderfully delicious with a hot breakfast.

I was watching the boys playing as I finished chores and they are truly amazing. I just stood in awe! God is so good! Thank you Father!

I have two wonderful parents still mostly healthy for their ages and am so BLESSED to have them so close by.

As I listened to the washer, dryer and dishwasher humming along this morning and the timer go off on the oven (cookies baking for a weekend snack) I thought WOW, I am so blessed.

My home and all 3 vehicles are paid for , all of our bills are paid and our debt (cc) is very little. I am going to pay taxes on the truck hubby won at work this afternoon. I am headed to the bank to open each of the boys a college fund (my parents have them one each, but now they will have two each). I also am opening our first retirement fund as well. I have also put back our first $100, again in our emergency fund......goal is $1000. Thank you Lord!

Hubby's work is slow and some work weeks are only 3 days instead of the 5 or 6 we are used to....BUT we are so blessed he has a job and good insurance!

I have a wonderful mother's Helper that has been with us since the boys were about 4 months old. I am so blessed to have her here when I need her. she is the best. Thank you Ms. KK! We love you!

God is so good all of the time. I could go on and on but I'm sure you're sick of my happies today. I just wanted to share with you!

Blessings!

7 comments:

ASHLEY said...

WHAT A WONDERFUL POST....IT SOUNDS LIKE YOU ARE A WONDERFUL MOTHER AND WIFE. I AM ALSO THANKFUL THAT I CAN STAY HOME WITH MY CHILDREN. FROM READING YOUR BLOG IT SEEMS LIKE YOUR HAPPINESS IS BEING A MOMMY AND WIFE. SOME MOTHERS ARE SO CRUEL TO THEIR CHILDREN....SOUNDS LIKE YOUR FAMILYS BLESSED TO HAVE YOU TOO!!!

Southerner said...

Well just spill all over me because I have been just struggling all day. I have felt overwhelmed- got out the door before 7 for son's drivers test, had home school records check at 1 and have the 8th grade girls coming tonight to stay for the weekend. I have to finish cleaning and cook so just took a moment. Thanks for reminding me to enjoy EVERYTHING- even the small things.

Mimi said...

Marva, You are truly blessed, especially to have your parents and relatives close by. Thanks you for always having a positive attitude! I hope that you have a wonderful weekend!
hugs,
Mimi

Southerner said...

I have just been so busy to leave comments- I have been checking and going quickly. No, definitely not mad, just not on the computer as much.

MyKidsMom said...

NOT a bit sick of it.

It's a wonderful thing to look around you and appreciate the special people and blessings in life. We all need to do that more.

Julie @ blessedwithfive said...

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE YOUR HAPPIES!!! Keep them coming!

Anonymous said...

ditto on the happiness! I've had a down day, it's always good to focus on our blessings instead of what we don't have. Thanks for the godly reminder!