Celebrate A Simple Life

it is no bad thing

Children are a blessing… December 26, 2009

Filed under: JOSIAH!,Joy,life,pictures — Ellie @ 5:02 pm

No Matter How Small.

 

Brothers. December 11, 2009

Filed under: JOSIAH!,life,pictures,random — Ellie @ 5:10 pm

I’ve been incredibly blessed in the family I’ve been given and, you know, my soon-to-be 5 brothers are one of the best gifts God has given me. Trey, Josiah, Jake, Tyler & Ben are some of my best friends, and this post does not really nearly tell you why, but here you go anyho:

Sometimes it’s their seemingly tireless working to advance the Kingdom of God…

sometimes it’s just their little personality quirks, like walking around wrapped in a blanket (the john deere one is best, don’t you think?)…

or how happy they make my sister…

or their devotion to Christ…

or the way they’re Just So Cute….

or the way they sometimes sing on the porch with me..

or their love for the outdoors…

or their love for the family…

or the way they’ll lay on the floor & play with the little ones…

or the way they yell in the shower…

or their smile…

or their incredible wit…

or their ability to have a normal expression while wearing that

my brother’s are just pretty much the coolest. Don’t you think?

 

WHAT? You’re a PERSON??? November 3, 2009

Filed under: Annie,JOSIAH!,Joy,Mercy,PersonhoodMS,pictures — Ellie @ 12:50 pm

For serious?

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LEFT TO RIGHT: Tyler (20), Sarah (11), Emily (21), Josiah (1), Ellen (17), Momma (Christy), Trey (19), Mercy (3), Daddy (Les), Annie (7), Jacob (16), Hannah (14), & Ben (12).

 

hmmmm… October 30, 2009

Filed under: life,Mercy,pictures,quotes — Ellie @ 3:32 pm

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So what do y’all think Mercy is talking about?

“Our brother in law is getting married.” Tyler?
“Who can I be married to?” No one yet.
“But I can be married to someone, when I’m walking down the island.” The island?

 

Peanut Butter Boy October 29, 2009

Filed under: JOSIAH!,life,pictures,quotes — Ellie @ 7:25 pm

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josiah with pb 005“As soon as he got home, he went to the larder; and he stood on a chair, and took down a very large jar of peanut butter from the top shelf. It had PEANUT BUTTER written on it, but, just to make sure, he took off the paper cover and looked at it, and it looked just like peanut butter.”But you never can tell,” said Josiah. “I remember my uncle saying once that he had seen cheese just this colour.” So he put his tongue in, and took a large lick. Yes,” he said, “it is. No doubt about that. And peanut butter, I should say, right down to the bottom of the jar. Unless, of course,” he said, “somebody put cheese in at the bottom just for a joke. Perhaps I had better go a little further … just in case … in case Heffalumps don’t like cheese … same as me … Ah!” And he gave a deep sigh. “I was right. It is peanut butter, right the way down.”
A.A. Milne, Winnie-The-Pooh (personalisation added)

 

Happy People October 24, 2009

Filed under: adoption,life,pictures — Ellie @ 7:51 pm

“So Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed to him but a few days because of the love he had for her.” Genesis 29:20

Emma & Tyler

(hopefully Jessica will get some good pictures this weekend!)

*Some people are probably glad that daddy doesn’t have the seven year son-in-law requirement like Laban did 😉

 

I like him June 26, 2009

Filed under: JOSIAH!,pictures — Ellie @ 10:33 am

How about you?

(((BTW, pro-life rally tonight in Tupelo- Hope Chuch 6:30)))

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