Monday, November 24, 2008

Giving Thanks!

I thought that since it is the week of Thanksgiving that I would share with you what I am thankful for. There are so many things that I have been blessed with that it is hard to start, but I think that I will start with my husband. I am so thankful for Mat. He does so much for me and keeps me going, especially on the days that I just want to give up and can't go anymore. He helps me take care of the boys and fixes me wonderful meals and is always willing to let me take a nap when I have just about had it. He is always there to listen to me and make me laugh and smile. He is such a wonderful husband that I don't deserve, but am very grateful to have in my life. I am also thankful for my boys and the joy that they are, even when they can frustrate me they always seem to soften my heart and bring a smile to my face. Corbin is always there to sit next to me and give me a kiss on the cheek and a great love. Daxton is always there to bring a smile to my face for something silly that he has done and all the great "I love you mommy!". Hayden brings a smile to my face when he curls up on my chest and falls asleep and lets me know that I can keep going on. I am also grateful for the gospel that I have my life and the knowledge that I have of Jesus Christ. I know that He is my Savior and Redeemer and I am so grateful that He atoned for me. I am grateful for prayer. For that chance for me to get down on my knees and thank my Father in Heaven for all that He has given me, for all of the special blessings in my life. I'm grateful for my family that I have near by me that give me support and love. It is so nice to have almost all of my siblings here as well as with my in-laws and I am grateful that I can spend such wonderful times with them. I'm grateful for my friends. Although I'm not able to see many of you often I know that you care for me and my family just like we care for you. We think of you often and want you to know how much we appreciate your friendship and times that we have spent together and hope to spend more time with you. I'm extremely grateful for temples and the priesthood power on this earth. I would be lost without it. It brings such peace to my mind that I can be with my family forever and to know that Our Father in Heaven does love and care for each one of us. One more thing that I am thankful for is my freedom and this land that we live in. Even though things have been hard and many have lost their lives, I know that I live in a land that God has prepared for us and that He does watch out for us.Well, before I carry on to much I just want to say thanks again for all the you do and hope that you all have a HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!! Here is a slideshow of pictures that I have been meaning to put on of my family that my wonderful sister-in-law Cindy did for us.


Aleca and Alan Rose

It sounds like you are well taken care of by your husband. And I couldn't imagine taking care of 3 boys and staying at all sain. You have the personality of having many friends that care about you, and trust me we all do! Hope you have a good Christmas!!!