To my sweet followers and anyone else visiting today, I wish you a New Year of Happy Months!
Make this year the year to tell those people who are important to you how much you care for them, every month choose some friends to express your feelings with.
Yesterday, two very sweet women I know passed away. They have both influenced my life, I have hugged them, worked with them, prayed for them at times, and thanked them for their friendship and service and for the joy they have brought into my life...I haven't seen either of them very often, but I have thought about them both and I do know their children.
|Daughter#1's Wedding Cake, isn't it beautiful? Wish I had a better picture!|
I have had lots of laughs with My MIL and her while working on cakes through the years. I watched and "helped" with dishes and expressions of "It's gonna Fall!" and "Perfect!" and "So beautiful, no one will realize the work you have put into this." I was SO grateful when she was able to come and help. My MIL said she didn't know if she could make the cakes without her. Such fun gals, and so talented and creative and sweet...
The younger of the two is not much older than I am. She feels like a sweet sister to me, and we have had fun at our Church Youth Girls Camp, singing and hiking and teaching knot tying skills! We have mutual friends who are also dear to us, and her youngest son is the age of my Daughter#3, and was married just two years ago. She had had a heart valve replaced some 25 years ago. We would kid her about being able to find her in hide and seek because you could hear her heart valve ticking! She has a beautiful singing voice and a beautiful generous heart. I think she just loved so much she wore it out, but rather early, in my opinion. Always a smile on her face, and beautiful long blonde hair.
Both of these women have encouraged me and confided in me and loved me and brought joy into my life. I wish I would have expressed that to them recently...so I express it to Heavenly Father, hoping that He will pass along that feeling of gratitude and love I have for them.
To all of you that I love... you know who you are, and I will never stop loving you, "And when I'm gone our love will still be there,... It will always be there....."
Heart hugs and happiness to you this New Year, 2013!