Tuesday March 25, 2008

because. He Lives.


had a great time with my family on Sunday. all we have really is because of Christ and all He’s done. It is HIS life that has given us LIFE… and in abundance!! amen.

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glad my Grams & Gramps were able to come down. always good to be w/ them.

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I can see we’ll have our work cut out for us in the years to come with Emma – when asked on Sunday morning who died and came back to life for us, she answered excitedly, “da Easter bunny!”

love this little jumper… Katie made it for her last year. too big then. but now a perfect fit. (thanks emily for teaching her. I sure couldn’t!)

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liked these quotes I read this week~

“We want to avoid suffering, death, sin, ashes. But we live in a world crushed and broken and torn. A world God Himself visited to redeem. We receive His poured out life, and being allowed the high privilege of suffering with Him, may then pour ourselves out for others.” ~ E. Elliot

“The joyful news that He is risen does not change the contemporary world. Still before us lies work. discipline. sacrifice. But the fact of Easter gives us the spiritual power to do the work, accept the discipline, and make the sacrifice. ”

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Because He Lives I can face tomorrow.

Because He Lives all fear is gone.

Because I know He holds the future.

And life is worth the living,

Just Because He Lives.

amber.


22 thoughts on “Tuesday March 25, 2008

  1. chandanelle

    Amber~

     I think that everytime you post pictures I say this:  Your family’s adorable!  =)  I hope I look half as fit and beautiful as you do when I have children!!  =)  Jesus shines through in your pictures.  God bless you, my xanga friend!  Chanda

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  2. aprescott

    I know, that double song had my husband all confused who was trying to sing along with it!
    fun lovely~ pictures, dear friend. So wonderful to have family to share the celebration of our Risen Christ with!
    blessings to you and yours this wonderful springtime!
    Abby~

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  3. Hutch5

    ah, finally figured out how to get the 2nd slide show off! happy! I was getting quite sick of hearing the “double song” every time i opened my site! great song.. but not meant to be sung in a round. ha!

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  4. Dads_little_girls

    hi………..my name is Adrienne. Saw your site through Alyssa’s. You have a beautiful, beautiful family. And I love reading about your love for the Lord. That’s what matters!!!! I have 7 brothers & sis’. We just started a church here near SA, and it’s so cool watching God work.

    ~Keep up the being a great mom and wife, and God’s disciple!!

    Hope you don’t mind if I keep reading, and drop by now and then to leave a comment!

    blessings~

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  5. Anonymous

    oooops! ^^that’s my cousin’s site I wrote from…. I actually quit my site about 2 months ago. So, I usually comment anonymously! Sorry for that mistake! my xanga used to be satchley but, that’s gone now! My bad. Anyway, their site is Dads_little_girls, and they are great people! They are the ones who started the church with us……

    anyhow! have a great day~

    ~adrienne

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  6. trulytaken

    I love the family photo of you guys and your kiddos!! How do you manage to get those??

    Btw, you all looked so beautiful all dressed up for Easter!! *Not sure how you do that either….*

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  7. RyanandJules

    The girls and I are all cuddled up on the couch watching your slideshow. We love it! Looks like a great Easter! And the song too… Thanks for putting this together! You and Shayne have a beautiful family!

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