Monday, July 9, 2007

My whirlwind weekend is FINALLY over!! And what a weekend it was!!

My sweet stepson got married and the wedding was just beautiful! I cried, Jimmy cried, the ex cried, everybody cried. Not because we are sad but because it was just so amazing to see how God has blessed us all with this AWESOME kid!!! He and his bride looked amazing, they were starry eyed for each other and so gracious to all who were there.

God was good to us all and there were no problems, no wedding catastrophes, pretty uneventful for such a HUGE event! I guess if there was a problem it would have to be that the grandfather's didn't get their boutonnieres but that was it.

I tell ya as I watched my stepson taking his bride I was overwhelmed with how good God is to me. I mean, bringing this amazing little boy into my life and allowing me to take care of him, love him and be his friend has been one of the greatest joys of my life. We haven't been around him as much as I would've liked (he lives about 7 hours from us) but we've talked to him every week and gotten together as much as possible. I love him like he is my own and there was a time in my life when I didn't think that would be possible. That's God!! He opens your heart when you give it to Him!

So, I'm still pretty exhausted and still have a bit of "catching up" to do from our trip, but the wedding was a wonderful event and God was honored as 5 people raised their hands that they had prayed to receive Christ at the wedding! (The bride's dad presented the Gospel at the end of the ceremony - how cool is that?!!) So it didn't just impact all of our lives, but impacted eternity! HOW AWESOME!!


Leigh Gray said...

amen amen amen!!! ya baby!!!

HE is so proud of you!!

Love you