2014 Year in Photos, Part Two

In the second quarter of 2014, many chapters closed to welcome the start of new ones.


In April, I met Tyler Jay for the first time. And we got (tons of) snow. And I took part in a 100 Happy Days challenge (you can see those photos here, if you wish). In addition to meeting Tyler, the highlight of April was getting together with some girlfriends for a girl’s movie night. Movies were never watched, but good food was eaten and darts were shot.

apr girls movie night


One week in May we had snow. Two weeks later the tree in our new backyard had blossomed! My youngest cousin Ryan graduated from high school. A road trip to Michigan to see my best friend Lydia and her kids over Mother’s Day weekend rounded out May with so much happy!

may


Oliver was dedicated in June and I spent a lot of time at Springbrook. I got a new haircut just in time to start working at the Operation Christmas Child Regional Office again! Woot for the UMW!

jun

The Gift of a Child

God has blessed the union
Of a husband and a wife
With a beautiful little baby
Bringing joy into their lives

For children are blessings
Sent from God above
A precious gift heaven sent
An expression of God’s love

On the foundation of this love,
May this child truly grow
Discovering the truths of God
And to one day come to know

That Jesus Christ is Lord of all
And He has an awesome plan,
A destiny only they can fulfill
As they take Him by the hand

And walk with Him every day
With God’s vision for their lives
And godly passion to fulfill
The commission of Jesus Christ

© By M.S.Lowndes

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