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Archive for April, 2012

Keira and her big brother, Ezra

Keira was born April 10th at 11am in the morning, weighed 7lb and 7oz and as you can see has lots of dark hair and is just adorable! Everyone is doing fine and we are all just thrilled! We thank God for His grace and mercy! Ezra is a happy big brother!!

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A Prayer ~ Anonymous

Lord, Thou knowest better than I know myself that I am growing older, and will some day be old.

Keep me from getting talkative, and particularly from the fatal habit of thinking that I must say something on every subject and on every occasion.

Release me from craving to try to straighten out everybody’s affairs.

Keep my mind free from the recital of endless details – give me wings to get to the point.

I ask for grace enough to listen to the tales of others’ pains. Help me to endure them with patience.

But seal my lips on my own aches and pains – they are increasing and my love of rehearsing them is becoming sweeter as the years go by!

Teach me the glorious lesson that occasionally it is possible that I may be mistaken.

Keep me reasonally sweet: I do not want to be a saint – some of them are so hard to live with – but a sour old person is one of the crowning works of the devil!

Make me thoughtful, but not moody; helpful, but not bossy. With my vast store of wisdom, it seems a pity not to use it all – but Thous knowest, Lord, that I want a few friends at the end!

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