Friday, September 21, 2012

Friday's Letters


Dear Hannah,
  Thanks so much for posting this recipe that helped me turn my healthy less fattening snack into a sinful -full of calories- pan of deliciousness as I am trying to lose a few pounds. You're the best.  And in two weeks when I see you (!!!)  I'm gonna kick your butt for it....Miss Fancy Apple Eater.




Dear Momma,
   I can't tell you how proud I am of you for setting a goal and following through with it.  You are amazing and I want to be just like you.  Congratulations on your first 5k!!   So what's next on your list?....Bungee jumping? Skydiving? Sumo wrestling?  Fencing?  Whatever it is, I know you'll rock it!


Dear Julia Rose,
 Stop being so cute.  You're killing me. The End.

Dear Rosalyn,
  I'm so proud of you for counting so good!!  Wow!  It looks like you're gonna be a math lover like your momma.  This makes me so happy.  Keep up the good work and I can't wait to see you soon!!


Dear Ladies I met last weekend,
Ummm.....y'all are amazing. I'm so glad Heather talked me down off the ledge and convinced me not to back out from going....cuz I almost did.  I would have missed out big time.  So thankful for y'all.


Dear Christa,
 Thanks for teaching me how to crochet. I know you are getting tired of me saying this but I don't care.....you seriously are one of THE most patient and encouraging people I have ever met. If I ever make an afghan for my grand kids, they will be telling the story to their kids about the sweet lady with the amazing smile and huge heart that taught their Honey everything she knows.  ;)


Dear Kelli,
  Thank you so much for the sweetest of cards I had waiting for me when I got home.  Your words blessed me like crazy and uh....wow!....your handwriting is amazing!  How do you write so pretty and perfect?!?

Dear Lord,
  Thank you for Your grace. When I have weeks like this past one when I'm all weird in my thoughts, not myself,  feeling like the worst wife in the world, OK, OK...lets just call it what it is....way off course, in need of repentance so I can put my eyes back on YOU....even then Your love for me is incredible.  It's weeks like this when I understand just what it means to be rooted and grounded in Your love...the kind where the width and length and depth and height  passes comprehension. It's relentless. And I'm so thankful.



Sincerely and with much love,
Stephanie :)

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14 comments:

  1. Oh Stephanie I am sooo glad you didn't back out last weekend. I would have missed out on some serious wisdom if you had. I agree that christa is th most patient and encouraging teacher ever!!!

    Miss you!

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  2. Yay for your mom running a 5K! I did that last month for the first time. Hard stuff, but so worth it. Will you bungee jump with her? ;)

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  3. I woulda drove and picked you up myself! But thankfully I didn't have to take drastic measures. And thank you for cropping that pic. I cringe every time I see it. Love these Friday posts'.

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  4. you make me smile. :) love your sense of humor. and i LOVE that baking dish in the first photo. adorable!

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  5. Sweet post and that last letter, I get that one!

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  6. It's been one of those weeks for me too! I keep apologizing for being so moody...it's my time with the Lord that has been lacking and I know it (and everyone else around me does too)! Getting back on track this week. :)

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  7. Your letters are so sweet! Stopping by from the link up and your blog is just adorable! That apple recipe looks amazing! I think I need it. Happy Friday! New follower. :)

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  8. I love your letters! Congratulations to your mom on her accomplishment! I can imagine how proud you are of her. She is so beautiful.

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  9. I just love these Friday Letters, such fun to read everyone's. And, your Mom, wow! way to go Momma! I've been crocheting for years and it's such a soothing pasttime. I have a half finished afghan right now. Need to get back on it. Happy Fall to you!

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  10. Stephanie, I have to say...I think that picture of me, you and Bandit Lindsay is one of my favorites from the weekend! :) I miss you all! {and your mom is oh so cute!}

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  11. I just love your Friday Letters. Thank you for sharing these with me. I feel like I get to know you just a little better each week and I think you are amazing!

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  12. Your letters make me so happy. They really do.

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  13. I am SO behind at reading blogs! I'm so glad you got the card. I just can't tell you how thankful I am that we were paired up...God is so cool like that. And lol because I don't think I write that neat :) And I blame Hannah for craving apple crisp and will be making it soon. Love this post...love you. Truly!

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  14. Your mom and that Julia Rose... too cute. I mean way too cute! And I loved your dear Lord letter because truly that is what I have been feeling lately, only it's not been a week of being off course it's been like a whole month, maybe two. Kinda wondering if I am even saved anymore.... JK ;) I'm a bit dramatic, but for REALZ!!
    Oh hi, I'm Noël. We need to be friends, Hannah said so (wink wink)

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