Saturday, July 13, 2013

The Blessings of Many Generations

Neal took Jude and Celia to visit his grandmother today. My mother-in-law says Mom Mom always asks how Jude is doing. She had a stroke several years ago that left her with speech difficulties, so she asks for him by holding her hands around her eyes, signaling, "The one with the glasses." Neal took this picture during the visit, and it was so beautiful that I had to share it.



Jude will be six in a few weeks, and Mom Mom turns 97 in October (God willing).  What blessings they are to us.


October 10, 2013  Happy 97th birthday, Mom Mom!  


 To celebrate the mishmash this family now is:

Barukh ata Adonai, Eloheinu Mel ekh ha-olam, shehecheyanu, v'kiymanu, v'higiyanu lazman hazeh.
 
(Blessed are you, Eternal our God, Ruler of the universe, for giving us life, for sustaining us, and for enabling us to reach this season.)

and from the Catholic side of the family... Ad Multos Annos!  


 


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11 comments:

  1. Our young son was just a toddler when we discovered that he needed glasses. The doctor said to me, "He is seeing his mother for the first time." amazing how a small fit over the face can change your world. The photo of Your Mom Mom and Jude is precious

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  2. What a precious photo and a blessing from the Lord.
    Blessings,
    Janis

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  3. Dear Meg
    And what a blessing they are to us today! They are such a good example of the Scripture.
    Luv XX
    Mia

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  4. Blessings and thank you for linking up!

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  5. This is wonderful.. I love this picture.

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  6. My grandmother is 93 and we try to see her every few weeks, I wish we could go more often. great photo :)

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