Sunday, August 26, 2007

I thought this was great


Louise Redden, a poorly dressed lady with a look of
defeat on her face,
walked into a grocery store. She approached the
owner of the store in a
most humble manner and asked if he would let her
charge a few groceries.
She softly explained that her husband was very ill
and unable to work,
they had seven children and they needed food.
John Longhouse, the grocer, scoffed at her and
requested that she leave
his store at once.
Visualizing the family needs, she said: "Please,
sir! I will bring you
the money just as soon as I can."
John told her he could not give her credit, since
she did not have a
charge account at his store.
Standing beside the counter was a customer who
overheard the
conversation between the two. The customer walked
forward and told the grocer that he would stand good for whatever she
needed for her family.
The grocer said in a very reluctant voice, "Do you
have a grocery list?"

Louise replied, "Yes sir." "O.K" he said, "put your
grocery list on the
scales and whatever your grocery list weighs, I will
give you that amount
in groceries."
Louise, hesitated a moment with a bowed head, then
she reached into her
purse and took out a piece of paper and scribbled
something on

it. She then laid the piece of paper on the scale
carefully with her
head still bowed.

The eyes of the grocer and the customer showed
amazement when the scales
went down and stayed down.

The grocer, staring at the scales, turned slowly to
the customer and
said begrudgingly, "I can't believe it."

The customer smiled and the grocer started putting
the groceries on the
other side of the scales. The scale did not balance
so he continued to put

more and more groceries on them until the scales
would hold no more.

The grocer stood there in utter disgust. Finally,
he grabbed the piece
of paper from the scales and looked at it with
greater amazement.

It was not a grocery list, it was a prayer, which

"Dear Lord, you know my needs and I am leaving this
in your hands."

The grocer gave her the groceries that he had
gathered and stood in
stunned silence.

Louise thanked him and left the store.
The other customer handed
a fifty-dollar bill to the grocer and said;
"It was worth every penny of it .
Only God Knows how
much a prayer

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Sewing Daughters and Niece Virtous Women

Here are some pictures I took of these young wonderful ladies sewing late into the night. Cassie, Destiny and Anna.
Here is the story....
A friend of mine called and asked me if my children could be in a movie her son was making, they needed some musicians. I thought it would be great fun....until the day before the shooting and I realized I had done nothing to prepare. No clue of what clothes they would use! AHHH that was silly. I was at Jodi's house and in a bit of a pickle. Destiny 13 (Jodi's oldest daughter) is so very creative and she began to tell me how easy it would be to get all my children dressed in the renaissance era. She was so funny. So after a little pleading, Jodi let me bring home Destiny and she was amazing!
We came home found some material, and they began. I was feeling a bit of the nausea from being pregnant as well as feeling tired. So at 10:00 p.m. I went to bed (clueless if we would have all the clothes ready by 9:00a.m.) The girls assured me not worry, and to get to bed. What a blessing to have these girls! When I awoke at 8:00 (Steve did not know I needed to get up so he turned off the alarm and let me sleep longer) I woke up and everything was ready and we were on our way to be in a movie! Isn't that amazing! God is so great. He has blessed these girls with servant hearts, and talent too! Thanks girls!

Monday, August 20, 2007

Wonderful News!!

We are so very excited to announce that God has blessed us with a baby! #8 is on the way. Due date is around the end of April. I am feeling the pregnancy feelings a little already, which is a great sign...but I will be glad when it ends. Please pray for this little blessing, strength and health. Thank you Father God too...I am so happy. The kids are all very happy too. Anna cried with joy at the news.

Saturday, August 18, 2007

Big Grandpa 91 yrs.

This is my "Big Grandpa" Cox on his 91st Birthday back in May. I wanted to post this picture for all to see how cute he is! : ) He is doing very good for 91 yrs. but lately he has been having a little trouble with memory things. He takes no medications and always says "I feel fine...seems like I should hurt somewhere or something."
This man was a servant, he was always faithful to help our family out when I was growing up. He would change our oil, bring gas when my mom forgot and we ran out somewhere in town. He was funny too. He always had me sit on his knee, I loved the love he gave (and the kisses...)Ever since I can remember he had the tradition of giving me $20.00 every time I would visit him in Arizona. This of course was one of his best qualities...HA I love him so much and just wanted to ask everyone if you think of it to pray for him, and if you live around here we need to visit him too. God blessed me with such awesome grandparents...and the BEST parents in the whole world! Thank you Father!

Friday, August 17, 2007

Nicole Nordeman "Legacy"

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Paul Washer

Monday, August 13, 2007

"Let's get together" In big families we must learn this....Everyone deny yourself and work for the kingdom....together for His Glory


Awesome! Amen!

Little Grandpa BIG Heart!

How Could one man Be so perfect to this many people? I miss and love Little Grandpa soooooooooooooooo much! He was always thinking of others more than himself. He always thought of others more than himself, more than anything. Thank you Heavenly Father for giving me my Godly Grandpa, for my children's Godly Great Grandfather! I am in awe at the blessing and the legacy he has will last for generations to come! I love my family!