Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Thankful Moments

The other morning my husband and I awoke before all of our children. (rare indeed)

He had coffee brewed and a fire blazing in a matter of minutes. As we snuggled down under a fleece blanket waiting for the warmth of the fire to fill the room; our children began descending the stairs. "Morning Sweetheart" I said. Our oldest silently slipped up into our blanket beside me. While we all stared silently at the rising flames, our Gentle Strength made his appearance. "Hey Bud"... "Morning Dad." He slid quitely onto my lap lanky legs reaching all the way to the floor. (When did he get so long?) Soft uneven footsteps were heard on the stairs. The Littlest one rounded the corner and jubilently stated, "Awake!" He joined our mass under the fleece snuggling onto my husbands lap. All was quiet as we sat snuggled as a family transfixed on the snapping warmth. The perfect moment lasted but seconds..."Eggers?" Littlest One asked touching my face..and so the day began...

Happy Thanksgiving to you & your families! May you be blessed with peace and joy in simple ordinary moments this Thanksgiving Holiday.

Shanda

6 comments:

Daveda said...

Great joy is found in the "little things"

I have much to be thankful for every year, but this year I get add you to my list!

Happy Thanksgiving friend, I am glad we have been brought together.

heathersister said...

Very sweet. Thanks for stopping by my saucy blog. Have a Happy Thanksgiving.

Kathryn said...

Precious moment to be treasured!

I pray that your Thanksgiving is filled with many more ...

PS-Are "eggers" scrambled eggs?

Butterfly Flutter said...

We all need to treasure those sweet little moments because our children grow up so fast...

Happy Thanksgiving friends, and my you make some more beautiful memories today..

Honey Mommy said...

What a precious moment indeed!

Hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving with your family!

Mandy said...

Hi SITSta! You were ahead of me in roll call, sorry to hear your kids are sick.
I loved your "precious moment". Those times fade so quickly and they grow up so fast!!