Romans 12:1-2

So here's what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don't become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into it without even thinking. Instead, fix your attention on God. You'll be changed from the inside out. Readily recognize what he wants from you, and quickly respond to it. Unlike the culture around you, always dragging you down to its level of immaturity, God brings the best out of you, develops well-formed maturity in you. Romans 12:1-2

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

M's Successes - Counting Our Blessings

Since the primary purpose of my blog is a record for my family, I wanted to post a quick memory for my oldest.

Today: M. tried out over a week ago for a new instrument in band, and he found out today that he made it! I'm so proud of him, all school year now he has diligently practiced the trumpet without us prompting him. Now he will be playing Tuba! He has the mouthpiece (tuba comes home Thursday) and is practicing as I write.

A while back (whenever college basketball was down to 16 teams) M. participated in a Student Council thing at school where he chose the winner of the NCAA championship. We let the boys watch the whole game last night (I know - late!) I watched too and cheered for M's team. He woke me up when it was over and said, "Connecticut won!" We have no ties to the team, he chose because of one of the players being a "good three point shooter and an all-around good player". Today at school, M. claimed his prize package - a t-shirt, a rubber ducky, a package of tootsie rolls, and something else. I'm sure the real prize was the notoriety of having his name (along with only one other) read on the intercom as the winner.

Of course, our youngest son, L. has victories too. He's just choosier on me blogging about him!

My children are a blessing. The fun we have is too!

1 comment:

  1. So proud of both boys! Love it when M calls to tell me his news and when L calls to let me know about things, too. You have two great kids!


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