Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Moving Forward

I have read and appreciated all the wonderful comments. I can not spend a lot of time right now coming to say thank you to everyone individually...
[i miss your blogs :(], however, I hope you will feel my gratitude in this message.
...I am going to be fine, I am too stubborn to fail at anything, including healing and Hope.

that said...

I have decided that if I have the time to blog I am going to share the cute things my kids do or say that make me smile, and something I am thankful for each day.

Positive thoughts; positive momentum forward.

Today as I picked J up from school, alone,
because his older siblings are trying out for the school play,
I DELIGHTED in listening to him talk.
He had so much to say and I was THANKFUL for the time with him.
I think that he sometimes is quiet because everyone else is so noisy.

He is a DANG cute kid.
I wish that everything he said would be as cute to you all,
but I have seen your blogs,
you have cute moments and funny kids too,
[which i enjoy...smiles...]
and seriously cool lives....actually that being said [the cool word]...
I have a story.

My story is my thing that made me smile today.
J was talking non stop,
the boys at school,
THE GIRLS at school
- remember he is 7.
He was talking about the teams his friends are on.
I asked, teams, like sports, are you playing games.

Oh no, he says, not sports.
Actually the entire interaction
between kids these days is like a sport,
with NEW rules, not olden day style.

So, he is telling me about all these kids
and the funny events of the day.
He is laughing hilariously at himself.

So I said, "Sounds like you have a lot of friends,
you must be a COOL kid."

And that, my blogger friends, is where my STORY comes in.

"COOL kids," he responds,
"OH NO, that is the OTHER TEAM.
My team is AWESOME.
We are definitely not
Constipated, Outdated, Overweighted, Losers."

HELLO, what was I thinking.
It is so not cool to be COOL.

So, my friends, you are awesome.
You are the awesome team.

I am not sure that I know ANYONE who is cool these days.

And, it is Over WEIGHTED, not over RATED....I also learned that tidbit today.

Happy blogging.
And thanks again for the greetings.
I feel blessed to have so many angels, prayers, and care notes from you all.

[and, by the way, i have MAJOR OCD,
I don't like even numbers,
so 48 followers is COOL.
...anyone want to make it 49??? thanks ♥]

My Thankful Thought:

Matthew 25:35..."I was a stranger, and ye took me in:
v. 40 ...And the King shall answer and say unto them, ....I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me."

Merry Christmas Everyone ♥


LeShel said...

good morning...

Jillene said...

The story was HILARIOUS!! What a funny boy!!

I am glad that you are moving forward in such a positive way. Being thankful and grateful always helps. You are an inspiration!!

Kay Dennison said...

LOL Don't be surprised if he grows up to do standup comedy like my son did when he was in college. Both my kids kept me laughing while they were growing up.

Trying to Stay Calm! said...

HOW CUTE IS THAT :) I have three teenage boys and they come up with some good ones! L♥ve and Hugs to you my dear friend! ♥ Shauna

suzie gray said...

Nothing you could do or say will ever change my opinion of you. You've heard the saying; You are only one person in the whole world, but to one person you might be their whole world. I know more than just one person who thinks this of YOU! I am an independent, strong- willed, stable, capable, secure, stubborn women, and survivor because of you. I have you to thank for making me whole. Please know I am always going to be here for you, even if I am 500 miles away. Remember I can be there in 12 hours or less. I love you.

Anonymous said...

Christmas hugs!!!!

Boy Mom said...

7 year olds rock, they are totally awesome.

You are awesome, Thanks for sharing your smiles and you frowns.

Cynthia said...

Good for you! It pays to be stubborn when you need to be. I can see you are fully able to do what must needs be done. I'm proud of you.

Don and Susan Brady said...

Awesome is totally with it. I am overweighted, outdated and sometimes COOL, You are an awesome MOM. Thanks for sharing Hugs to all

InkMom said...

I may be blinded by overexposure to pure AWESOMENESS.

(Courtesy of Jack Black in Kung Fu Panda . . . I say this phrase waaaaaaaay too much. Usually by telling my husband he needs to avert his eyes or put on sunglasses lest he be blinded by . . . ME!)

Motherboard said...

Good for you! When I have been in the dumps, finding the happy things in life really helps!

Great story btw! Glad to know its not cool to be cool! :>

on marriage

'Will you, um, marry me?' I haven't seen you in weeks! You don't look happy or excited about the prospect of our marriage! You're asking me to give up my - my freedom, my joie de vivre for an institution that fails as often as it succeeds? And why should I marry you anyway? I mean, why do you wanna marry me? Besides some bourgeois desire to fulfill an ideal that society embeds in us from an early age to promote a consumer capitalist agenda?