Just putting up some photos for the memories: One of the girls started by taping a paper and a word search on the inside of the toilet door, so we’ve kept it going– doing drawing and messages on the paper and everyone finding words in the word searches. It’s fun.
I gave this testimony in church yesterday morning, about how God is saving me (from my sins). And I listened to myself, and I thought how sad it is that I’m 41,and I seem to be still on such a low level of following Jesus, thinking His thoughts, showing His heart. So in that way, […]
So, I’m sharing the good, bad, and the ugly about weight loss. Back in November, I stopped following Phase 3 of the Curves eating plans–that’s the maintainance-keep-adding-muscle-losing-fat phase. I figured I’d “take a break” for the holidays–Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year. Then, I’d start back again…. You know. Ha. It’s March and I’ve never started back […]
The first half of the day was Vitaliy getting our van towed to a repair station and me going to the dentist. But a church gal brought to the door a package of chocolates and a card from the church. They are so sweet that way ❤ After the dentist, the 2 kids and […]
During our premarital counseling, we filled out a questionnaire. One question was something like this: “How do you view life?” And for the answer, we had to choose A. Suffering B. An adventure C. (I don’t remember) So, of course, Anne the American chose B, an adventure, and Vitaliy the Ukrainian chose A, suffering. Our […]
In Russian/Ukrainian, Victoria shortens as Vika (VEE-kah). And our sweet Vika recently turned 10! That’s a age with a lot of birthday expectations, so I tried to live up to it 🙂 We woke up, and none of us could bear waiting longer, so she opened her three presents. Then I took her and Skyla […]