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Mysteries, polka dots, California Rolls, TJ Maxx, cozy blankets, rainy days and getting the first spoonful of peanut butter out of the jar make me smile. Spiders, rude people, cold fingers and toes, baby leashes, people that don't wrap their packages before going to the Post Office, poison ivy and Math (pretty much all of it) make me want to scream. My perfect day would be spent with my wonderful husband and sweet girls- watching movies in our jammies! Of course, having the movie theater to ourselves would be great, too. Please pass the popcorn and M&M's.:) I am saved by the grace of God. He is my constant companion and hears my every prayer. What a blessing! I'd love to hear from you! Lori at toosillysisters@cox.net

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

It's Never Too Soon

I pray for my girls all the time.
I have started to pray for their future husbands, too.

                      They are in the world right now... somewhere.

                           I pray that they know and love the Lord.
                  I pray that they will grow to be kind, loving and 
                  I pray that they will love and cherish my girls. 

                                Each day brings us closer to that time.



Anonymous said...

Stop it!!! You are gonna make me go get a Kleenex.

I am totally on the same page with you on that. I have started too!! ;)

Tristan said...


I do this just about every night as i'm rocking taylor-austyn.

I told someone once that i did, and they were like that is just soooo weird..and gave me a crazy look.

I think its wonderul..because you are right!!

Yarni Gras! said...


Celee said...

I have 3 competitive swimmers and joke that I have three more in the pipeline! I swam in high school and college and think it's the greatest sport in the world, especially for homeschoolers. And I agree, it's never to early to begin praying for their future mates!

Following you now.


danielle @ RLR said...

Oh gosh...make me cry why donchya!


Robin Beck said...

Such a precious post! Hey, Kimmy just landed back in Cali. Vacay over. :) Love you!

ReneeK said...

What a lovely blog you have. I'm your newest follower.

Anonymous said...

How cool!

Jen~ Lipstick and Laundry said...

Lori my parents prayed for my future husband when I was a little girl and they taught me to pray for him as well... I specifically remember praying for the man/boy the Lord would have me marry when I was a very young girl... Probably the most important prayers of my life... I have been HAPPILY, BLISSFULLY, and HONORABLY married for 21 years!

M.L. @ The House of Whimsy said...

Very Very wise, Mom!!!!! Your girls will thank you someday. : )

Fran. said...

Oh Lori how true this is!! I pray for Kaitlin all the time and also remind her that she needs to find someone she is evenly yoked with!! I love the fact that you and your Katie are doing the couponing together too! Isn't it a blast! that too is a learning lesson for a lifetime. To be frugual!! Mandy is looking so pretty as she matures. I pray for her all the time Lori!! Love, XO Fran.

Julieanne said...

I pray for our girls, too - ages 11 and 13. It's always encouraging to see other moms who do the same for their own daughters' future husbands. God bless you!

Thank you for stopping by on my website to say hello!


Catherine said...

I started out smiling, and wound up wiping the tears away! Thanks for the great post, and the fun links.

I'm stopping by to follow from the crew. I love your blog. Thanks.


Jessica said...

well reading this post at work was a mistake!!! just sitting here crying and crying! What a GORGEOUS sentiment Lori. Thank you for sharing that sweet sweet though.