Shannon Falls, August 2012

Saturday, October 15, 2011

The Enemy

When David and I began earnestly seeking whether Vancouver was God-breathed or David-and-Jamie-desired, we discussed the very real likelihood that satan was going to do everything in his power to stop us if this move was designated from God.

Sure enough, it happened. The last month has been one of the most difficult I've ever faced. Sleepless nights, drama, uncertainty, illness, you name it. All of these symptoms were connected to serious issues with some of the people closest to us. It HURT. Badly.

I will not divulge the details or their names. But I am rejoicing today because those issues have been resolved. I wish we'd never gone through the pain we ALL went through, but I am very happy to say that I think we all feel a new peace this morning. I was very concerned some relationships were going to be severed...forever. Praise the Lord for His goodness!

On a completely different note, here are some things Hayden is up to lately:
-he knows his shapes, including octagon! (That blew my mind!)
-he knows the months of the year (Again, mind-blowing!)
-he can say anything he wants to and honestly is just incredibly smart
-he loves a red and white jacket our friends Dustin and Rachel got him for his last birthday; every time he puts it on he thinks he's going to a football game! It's so funny!
-he's a whiz at puzzles, especially 9-piecers
-he remembers EVERYTHING (and I love when people tell me, "He'll never remember that." And then he blows their minds!)
-school buses are not as much of an obsession, though we still go on a hunt every morning and afternoon!
-he loves music and will dance with me
-we have started a new fear of monsters; so far, it's a fear that's only a day old, so we'll see where it goes.
-he loves this particular rhino shirt and the snow episodes of Caillou
-he loves to draw snowmen (Thanks, MeMaw!)
-he can't wait to move to "Bancouber!"

I know there's more, but now that's I've bored you with those details of my 2 1/2 yr. old, have a great weekend, everybody!


Nicole said...

It's so funny that we were talking about this this morning. I didn't even read your blog until today! Anyway, the enemy is only as effective as you allow him to be - use that Sword to fight him off!!! I will continue to pray for y'all.

And I love hearing about Hayden!! He's SO smart - and adorable, of course!! :)