Monday, August 8, 2011

good morning, monday

good morning, monday~

we celebrated my husband's birthday yesterday
 (his actual b-day was thursday)
we took the kids/family all out to eat
and then they all wound up here at the house
to play cards and eat dairy queen ice-cream cake!
it was a perfect day~

today i am going to the orthopedic doctor
to be fitted for a wedge,
which i will be wearing in my boot

my daughter and i are going to
stop at the thrift store,
then picking up the 2 year old grandson
who will be staying here for a few days
while his mommy & daddy go to oklahoma

so on this monday morning
as i sit here with my coffee
contemplating the day that
lies ahead of me-
i am truly grateful
for it all!

may you too, find yourself
happy and blessed-
my prayer is that you look up towards the sun
let the shadows fall behind you-
may you be reassured that
there is always a rainbow
at the end,
that no matter what the storm
there is a rainbow 
waiting for you,
full of colors
that shine and light your way
to a better day!





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14 comments:

Deanna said...

sweet blessings to you and God bless.

Happy belated Birthday to your hubby.
Fantastic shopping at the thrift shops.
d

Mama D.'s Dozen said...

Are you still on crutches?

Taking care of a 2 year old for a couple of days, while you are laid up with your leg, should be a challenge.

Hope you are doing well.

Thanks for all of your sweet comments on my blog recently.

Laurel

Thisisme. said...

Love, love, love your posts Melody-mae! Such beautiful writing. Enjoy your time with your little grandson and I'm glad you all had such a super time for your hubby's birthday. Blessings to you my friend.

Shannon said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog. Happy Monday!

Bethe77 said...

Happy birthday to hubby! Sounds liek all had a wonderful time. Love celebrations.
Fun with the grandson sounds so fun indeed! Enjoy!
Pray you are healing speedily!
Blessings

Thoughts for the day said...

I wondered how you were going to deal with a two year old also with a bad leg. Hope you have help. Take care and get well.

TexaGermaNadian said...

Haven't been over here in a while, but love coming back :) Always love seeing your wonderful outlook on life. Seeing the best in everything!! So glad ya'll had a great one :)

melody-mae said...

MamaD and thoughts for the day; I have my 22 year old daughter home right now on break from college. She is a godsend, doing my housework and cooking for me...she is here to help with my grandson as well. :)

hugs and thanks so much for all the sweet comments everyone!

Chatty Crone said...

Happy birthday to your hubby!

Patti Hanan said...

I love your attitude that as you face your day, you are truly grateful for it all :) Blessings!

Linda O'Connell said...

Have agreat day with your grandson, and thanks for the inspiring post.

TheBlogWriter8 said...

Sounds like a beautiful birthday! :D Yumm! Will you leave us updates about your visit to the doctor, please? Thank you!

xoxo

melody-mae said...

update; I had a heel made for the boot I have to wear to lift my heel and relieve pressure on the achilles. I will wear this in the boot and not sure how long? Tomorrow I will go get the stitches out and will let you know from there what the plan is, I believe I will begin a long road of physical therapy? thanks for the love and care you all show me, I truly appreciate it!

Mongs said...

I love those words, Melody, thank you! I need that! I like the part about looking towards the sun with the shadow behind me. Many times our backs are often facing the sun and looking miserably at our own shadows. I am thankful to God and I have to constantly remind myself to think lovely things.

love,mongs
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