Category Archives: faith and family

Baptized in Christ

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you.

Matthew 28:19 DSC_1382-52 weekends ago on March 23rd, this little babe was baptized! Washed clean of original sin! What a joyous day!DSC_1408-3

Mimi & Bapa are her “godparents”Β DSC_1411-1which is extra extra special πŸ˜‰ DSC_1416-2

DSC_1432-3Sweet G blessing her little sister with the sign of the cross. Melt my heartDSC_1369These 2 have such a special relationship already. Alizea just adores Caleb and it was so wonderful to be able to share the day with him and his momma and Memaw πŸ™‚DSC_1391The lighting of the candle


DSC_1427Her little mind doesn’t know what is happening but her soul sure does

DSC_1428-1Intrigued little observers DSC_1400-2This little guy is in training but getting pretty good at behaving for an hour-long stretch! DSC_1353-1And a helpful, quiet distraction for those busy little hands πŸ˜‰DSC_1372Father Craig MacMahon, O. M.V was the officiant minister of the sacramentDSC_1467-1Amelie was an angel, of course πŸ˜‰ DSC_1502-2 And now her “cuernitos” (horns) are no more, as Mimi & Ita joke πŸ˜‰DSC_1542-1And then it was time to celebrate!!! Amelie's Baptism 3.23-1Happy baby DSC_0024-1The wonderful, beautiful, chosen grandparents and godparents DSC_0041Nini was proud she rocked her to sleep DSC_0064Soren Charles, you have stolen my heart. DSC_0001Speaking of Charles, Little brother with big sister (what a great shot!)DSC_1583-1And a bit later, a special moment captured spanning 3 generations and more than 80 years. The circle of life DSC_0151What a beautiful, special, blessed day to witness God’s hand reaching down from heaven to touch the very essence of His creation and make it whole again.

My little angel, may you always see your faith as the most valuable treasure you possess, “more precious than gold” as the Scriptures say, and may we always work to remain faithful and pure in His sight.
DSC_1493-2Oh happy happy day!

Momma Mary

That’s what we call her in our home with so many littles. Spicy was so incredibly cute when I explained we were going to mass to honor Mary’s assumption..”oh yes, yes” she replied as if that was the only thing to do! πŸ˜‰ Tonight’s post points you to a blog I read regularly. She is… Continue Reading

New Life

We had a wonderful, joyous Easter celebration, no doubt! Mimi, Bapa and Nini came over for quite a tasty brunch. I made my traditional breakfast Quiche’s and home-style potatoes, we enjoyed the avocados from our tree, hummus, seafood dip, fresh fruit, veggies, pastry’s, mimosa’s and some cake ‘balls’, Easter egg style The girls had a… Continue Reading