So, we've entered new territory with this girl of ours. In less than
Anyway, off my soapbox and back to my girl.
It has been a big year. LB is growing into a young woman in every way. She is learning to cook and help out around the house. Most importantly, she is growing in her sensitivity to others. This is important, but it does also make some things harder.
I am proud of the young woman she is becoming, but I
Many times in the last year, my Mama and I have talked about how our little girl has disappeared and been replaced by this preteen girl who is still struggling to figure out who she is and where she is going. It would be a lie for me to say that I don't miss the bubbly motor-mouth of days gone by, but I know that this transformation is necessary. The older she gets, the more I realize the need for me to pray harder and more for her as she navigates waters that seem much muddier for her generation than they were for mine. Still, there can be no doubt that God has a plan for her life and even though I sometimes feel a sadness for the little girl, I can't wait to see where He will lead her.
Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ. Philippians 1:6
|Complimentary Caramel Pie ... after supper at O'Charley's|
|The set of Julie books Grandmother and Papa gave LB|
|Her gently used Nikki and Sprocket (American Girl) doll that her Daddy|
and I bought from a family member for LB
|JW chose a set of American Girl paper flowers for LB|
(are you seeing the theme here?)
|D actually went a little different and gave her a set of stamps ... which she|
used today to make his birthday card!