Tuesday, April 15, 2014

My oldest son's birthday:

April 15, 2014
My son loves Christ with his whole heart, soul, and mind...so when he and I attended 6:30am mass together I couldn't of picked out more perfect readings for him!

Reading 1 is 49:1-6

Hear me, O islands,
listen, O distant peoples.
The LORD called me from birth,
from my mother’s womb he gave me my name
He made of me a sharp-edged sword
and concealed me in the shadow of his arm.
He made me a polished arrow,
in his quiver he hid me.
You are my servant, he said to me,
Israel, through whom I show my glory.

Though I thought I had toiled in vain,
and for nothing, uselessly, spent my strength,
Yet my reward is with the LORD,
my recompense is with my God.
For now the LORD has spoken
who formed me as his servant from the womb,
That Jacob may be brought back to him
and Israel gathered to him;
And I am made glorious in the sight of the LORD,
and my God is now my strength!
It is too little, he says, for you to be my servant,
to raise up the tribes of Jacob,
and restore the survivors of Israel;
I will make you a light to the nations,
that my salvation may reach to the ends of the earth.

Responsorial Psalm ps 71:1-2, 3-4a, 5ab-6ab, 15 and 17

R. I will sing of your salvation.
In you, O LORD, I take refuge;
let me never be put to shame.
In your justice rescue me, and deliver me;
incline your ear to me, and save me.
R. I will sing of your salvation.
Be my rock of refuge,
a stronghold to give me safety,
for you are my rock and my fortress.
O my God, rescue me from the hand of the wicked.
R. I will sing of your salvation.
For you are my hope, O Lord;
my trust, O God, from my youth.
On you I depend from birth;
from my mother’s womb you are my strength.
R. I will sing of your salvation.
My mouth shall declare your justice,
day by day your salvation.
O God, you have taught me from my youth,
and till the present I proclaim your wondrous deeds.
R. I will sing of your salvation.

 My dear Josh, Dad and I are so proud of you. You are a great son!!! (horrible baby-but a great son!)We know God has great plans for you and you have already shared Christ with so many people!!!

I love you forever, I like you for always, as long as I'm living my baby you'll be!!!


Sunday, April 6, 2014

Watch out she is 18!!!

April 6, 2014

Wow, my spunky daughter just turned 18!!! In our home that means you are old enough to date. I know whomever does gain favor in this young ladies eye will be a lucky man! This special girl says it like it is...no filter no prudence...you get what you get! That is a gift and a curse! She loves the Lord and that is all that matters!

We love you Babz! Your sweet name sake Gram would be so proud of you too! Keep your head on strait and keep close to Jesus!

Love you forever, Like you for always, as long as I'm living my baby you'll be!!!


Sunday, March 23, 2014

Disney and Pixar Sings Let it Go

We have needed some fun this week...lots of people to pray for...so this hit the spot!!!

Its even funnier after the 8th time...


Thursday, March 6, 2014


My son goes to MD and some of his friends from the Catholic Student Center cheer on the coach by dressing up like him. Sometimes they ask the guys to dance on the court!!! Gotta love good clean college fun!!!


Friday, February 28, 2014

SWEET 16!!!

My sweet quiet Joseph,Everyone needs a Joseph in their life! May you always hear the voice of God to direct and guide you! Thank you for being such a good big brother and playing with your little siblings! Jesus is your best friend don't ever forget that!

Love you forever, Like you for always, as long as I'm living my baby you'll be!!! 


Sunday, February 16, 2014

My first baby turns 24!!!

Wow, aren't I 24? It feels like it was just yesterday when I was 24. Those were great days!!! Being 24 and expecting baby # 3. Feeling young and loving my babies!!! Learning how to be a wife and mommy.

I couldn't of asked for a better "honeymoon" gift than God sending you to daddy and I!!! You were "born old" and took care of each baby sibling like they were your own. Always mature, smart, and responsible. (even if teenage girls don't want those qualities!) Thanks for rejoicing with us with each baby and being there to help when we needed you. As your siblings always say, "She really raised the bar for our family!" Love God and trust and follow in HIS ways all the days of your life and all will go well!!! THY WILL BE DONE!!! Hope your year is full of miracles!!! Love ya!!!


Thursday, January 30, 2014

LUCKY #13---OUR BABY IS 2 !!!

On April 13th 2012 We were blessed with a "short term" 2 1/2 month old baby. We were working with a group call SAFE FAMILIES and were helping a mom while she got situated. Well she ended up asking us to take custody of this precious one and that is where we are still. We all love him as much, OR MORE, than if he was born of my womb. He is such a blessing and God gave him to our family at the perfect time!!! 
Here is some of our story concerning our MIRACLE!!!
 Ray getting baptized
 Ray with our social worker
 Ray with his God parents and older siblings and Fr. Kevin...who I used to babysit!!!

 Our Raven fan and Redskin fan!!!
 "How did I get stuck in this crazy family???"
 Gimmie a Kiss!!!
 Our First week together!!!
First Beach trip: shirt says, "Are You Really My Relatives?" so perfect!!!
Our baby with his Godmother and constant companion in the beginning!!! TRUE LOVE!!!