Thursday, June 23, 2011

Father's Day Surprise


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The children and I thought to do something a bit different for father's day this year so they helped me make a short movie for daddy to watch while we brought him coffee and breakfast in bed. I asked and he said I could share (and this way you have some pics of the children which I haven't posted any in forever! two birds with one stone eh:) Just for fun


What if...?

My little boys are napping and the older children are at school and Dave is at work. It is sooooo quiet... I found myself pondering (perhaps because i just read the book of Ecclesiastes??:) what life would be like now if some tragedy were to take all of my family from me...
Well, it would be quieter, I'd be able to go out on girls nights whenever I wanted, could read books, watch movies other then bob the builder and veggie tales, I could cook whatever whenever I wanted....
when I cleaned the bathroom the towel would stay on the rack the soap woul not be all over the counter, there would be no water on the floor or a stool to trip on....
when I swept and mopped the floor there would be no one traipsing through with work boots to the basement for tools or muddy puddle boot prints to the bathroom...
there would be no toys to trip on while cooking supper or no one spilling sauce on the floor while helping stir...
there would be no one drawing happy smiles or other interesting things on my freshly painted and washed walls...
there would be no handprints smudged all over windows and patio doors from trying to wave goodbye to daddy as he goes to work or looking at the latest antics of the neighbours dog...
when i woke up in the morning it wouldn't be to someone having peed the bed or throwing up...
I suppose we could all think of the things there would or wouldn't be if we had no children...
but for all we complain and are frustrated... i wonder..
I guess I'm thanking God today for water on the floor in my bathroom and stools to trip over and dirty boot prints and smudgy fingerprints...
Thanking God for the gift of my family...