Monday, April 26, 2010
Catching Up Time
We celebrated Mei-Lings birthday this weekend, even though her actual birthday is not until tomorrow, which we will celebrate again with a family meal and a small cake for her. This year we all seem to want to go a little overboard for her knowing that her surgery is the 28th, the day after her birthday. It seems as though it gets harder for everyone emotionally, the older Mei-Ling gets. She is such a sweet child, it just breaks our hearts to think of her suffering any pain. Yen has his Doctors appointment tomorrow to find out just how they will deal with his VESICOURETERAL REFLUX . We are praying hard that he will not need surgery. Your prayers are appreciated for these two precious ones.
This morning is beautiful...blue skies, birds singing and the perfect temperature for working in the garden and doing all the chores. I should be doing housework, but its not nearly as much fun as sitting on a stump watching the baby goats play !
So often I hear talk of the "must have's" and such and think to myself, if I were a millionaire I would not want to change the way we live. Simplicity is just easy on the soul, easy on the spirit and gives so much more than money could ever buy. Keeping it simple, keeps me grounded and the ground is where my feet walk.
It is a silent sort of morning, sitting next to the wood stove in my rocker, watching the birds outside my windo...