Monday, April 21, 2014

::real life::

della may's first Easter.

and i had grand visions of sweet pictures of our 4 out in the sunshine of this lovely day.
and i tried.  and didn't get a single good picture. as each child took off a part of their Easter garb, and got a little crabby or food on their face and i thought of my parents going through 7 rolls of film each christmas trying to get a single shot of the 5 of us smiling simultaneously.

it's real life.  and i love it.  and thankfully, Jesus loves us so much in spite of our mess.  and on this first Easter for della, i was overwhelmed thinking about how often my parenting is a mess and i fail and mess up and need forgiveness.  and the fact that Jesus came for me is the best news i've ever heard.  

hallelujah!  He is Risen!

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