homemade cookies disappear when you have a 2 and 4 year old.
i seem to always find the cookie bag open and at the very edge of my counter. :)

while pure white snow is a beautiful sight, i am quite tired of the cold and very ready for spring.
kids and dogs get cabin fever very quickly when you are stuck indoors for days at a time. :)

two families came together to celebrate the engagement of
my lil' sis cerisa and her boyfriend christian.
so fun!

one very surprised, overwhelmed, and happy girl!

well done christian! her gorgeous ring!

my baby all grown up...and potty trained!!! yay!

a daily reminder on our bedroom wall, to dream big and to walk by faith.

things have been so busy lately.
it is a gift to rest in a warm bed and to wake up to sunshine!

i am his and he is mine. :)
so blessed!

we've encountered various trials over the last two years. seriously the toughest time ever, but we are thankful. thankful for all the blessings in our life which include: our health, our family, our friends, our GOD. we've stood on many scriptures and have prayed fervently. we have learned what it is to truly walk by faith and to not question our God. we understand that when we are weak He is strong and that His strength is ours. we have learned that any man can forsake us, but our God can not. He has supplied our needs and has a plan laid out for our family, a plan to prosper us so we can be a testimony to others. we have learned what it truly means to be patient...to wait...God has perfect timing and we get to worship Him while we wait. we are thankful and excited for the victory.
one of the scriptures we have stood on:
"count it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance." james 1:2-3
our circumstance was not going to compromise our love for Him as He prepared us for what was to come.
i know this was a pretty vague description of what's been going on, but you can clearly see our trust in the Lord...
which is what matters most.


Anna said...

I LOVE you Griffith family! I admire your faith and perseverance. God is good.

Natalie said...

You are sooooo awesome. I love that you walk in faith. I love that you love God first of all. You have a beautiful family. You are the "bestest" of the best.
I love you so much.

Not So Average Teenager said...

Congrats to your little sis! Her ring is gorgeous!!
and to Brody, way to go with the potty training :)