OUR GRANDDAUGHTER’S BAPTISM

“I have set the Lord always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.  9  Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.  …  11 Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.”   Psalm 16:8,9 & 11

Most of you know that we went to Rhode Island over the weekend for our granddaughter’s baptism.  It was a wonderful service with 13 new believers being baptized – both youth and adults.

The testimonies were heart-wrenchingly beautiful, bringing tears to my eyes.

We spent a wonderful Sunday afternoon celebrating the occasion with family and friends.

My prayer for each of these people that have given their lives to Jesus is that the Lord will bless each of them and draw them closer to Him; that their faith will grow daily and that their hearts will always be turned toward Him.

To our granddaughter, I say:

Anita-Marie, sweetheart, I love you more than words would ever express.  You have grown into a beautiful young woman that I am so proud of.  My prayer for you is found in Colossians 1:9-14

“Father, I ask that You fill Anita-Marie with the knowledge of Your will, teach her wisdom, spiritual discernment and understanding so that she may know Your will, walk within Your will, walk worthy of You and bring You glory; so that she is pleasing to You in all respects.  Help her to grow and bear fruit for eternity.  Help her to increase in Your knowledge; strengthen her with Your might and power, so she may be steadfast and patient, and can joyously give You thanks. Father, place your hedge of protection around her and keep her safe.  Please, place Your guiding hand in her life and allow her to feel Your presence with her as she goes through her day.  Help her to feel Your love and peace and joy in her heart.  Open the doors for her that You would have open, and close those doors that You would have closed.  Be with her Father and bless her life.  Amen.”

© Drusilla Mott and https://drusillamott.wordpress.com, 2012

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SATURDAY SCRAP – THE FLAT TRAVELER BOOK

In 2007 we got a request from Anita-Marie, our granddaughter in Rhode Island to help her with a school project.  When we agreed, we were sent her Flat-traveler doll in the mail.  We had great fun including Flat Anita-Marie in our every day lives.

I made a scrapbook of our adventures for Anita-Marie to take back to school with her when she came to take her flat alter-ego home with her.

If you want to read the story, click on the pages to make them bigger.

Grampa really did not appreciate being included, but hey, it was for a good cause.

We did quite a bit with our visitor, and I think she had a good time with us.

Kayla had so much fun with her new friend.

Thank you for stopping in to share in our Flat Traveler’s adventures.

 

For Judi at It’s Not Really About Me

© Drusilla Mott and https://drusillamott.wordpress.com, 2012