Small Town Living

The nice part about living in a small town: When you don't know what you're doing, someone else always does.

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Thanks to Iris for hosting Thankful Thursday!

I have so much to be thankful for! First and foremost, both of my boys being saved at home a few weeks ago ranks at the top of my list this week....again!! Nothing compares to the Love of God!

I want to share something a read this week that struck a heart string of mine. This just cracked me up and had to share with ya'll. Especially since my two little boys are being baptized this Sunday. Oh, I can't wait until then. What a blessing to see both of my children baptized at the same time. Ain't God Good!

~ Two Little Boys ~

After a hardy rainstorm filled all the potholes in the streets and alleys,
a young mother watched her two little boys playing in the puddle through her
kitchen window.

The older of the two, a five year old lad, grabbed his sibling by the back of his
head and shoved his face into the water hole.

As the boy recovered and stood laughing and dripping, the mother runs to the
yard in a panic.

' Why on earth did you do that to your little brother?!' she asks as she shook
the older boy in anger.

'We were just playing 'church' mommy, ' he said.
'And I was baptizing the name of the Father, the Son and in...the

Thanks to my AIL, S, for sharing this typical brother thing. I've watched this scenario play out before my eyes on several occasions, only not in a mud hole, but a swimming pool:) How they love to horse around and play church at the same time:) Priceless!!!

Until then my heart will go on singing.................



Chris Waughtal said...

How incredible God is when 2 little hearts turn toward Him at the same time!
Amen sister!

Melanie said...

I have read this before, but it never ceases to make me laugh!

Also, so thankful your boys were saved and are being baptized. What a wonderful blessing!

Happy Thankful Thursday!

Susan said...

How exciting to read about your son's salvation!!

Then the batism, God is sooooooooo GOOD!

Loved the joke too. I have 5 sons, so you know I could appreciate this!!

Blessings to you♥

sharon said...

Looking forward to Sunday!!!

Lisa a.k.a. The Preacher's Wife said...

Oh I love it....:))) Sounds like something my boys would do but without the godly motivation. :))

Tell J. we are waiting on his blog to be unveiled! :))

Lisa a.k.a. The Preacher's Wife said...

and p.s. you are one of my all time favorite somebodies...i was just being stupid and messing with Lori...LOL

Denise said...

What a precious blessing your two sons are.

Tracy said...

Great list of thankfulness! Love that little story about the two little boys. Your heart must be overflowing about your own little guys being! Definitely reason to praise! = )

Cheryl said...

Great Thankful Post! You have the sweetest heart ever!!! Love the new pic of you and J. I know the feeling of your children being baptized, mine were together also. The Love of God in our lives is amazing!!

sharon said...

Oh mine, how wonderful! To introduce your children to your Lord and watch them get acquainted...God is faithful.