7/20/2009

special & ordinary

Dear Arden,


"This day could someday be an anniversary. Everything is light and sound."
-Sweet Avenue
Jets to Brazil


"Everything in its right place."
Radiohead


"I can't take my eyes off of you."
-Blower's Daughter
Damien Rice


"I'll be true to you, oh ya you know I will."
-Go Home
M.Ward


When I think of all this, I fall to my knees and pray to the Father, the Creator of everything in heaven and on earth. I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he will empower you with inner strength through his Spirit. Then Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust in him. Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong. And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love is. May you experience the love of Christ, though it is too great to understand fully. Then you will be made complete with all the fullness of life and power that comes from God.

Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think. Glory to him in the church and in Christ Jesus through all generations forever and ever! Amen.
Ephesians 3:14-21

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Last year, we spent four great days at the sea's edge with our toes in the sand and our hair windswept. Rosy-cheeked and adventuresome. Commemorating you and I. Celebrating us and we.

Today, we will enjoy a meal out, a glass of wine, and a walk in the river valley. It is to me a gentle hush and small hum in amongst the day-to-day tasks that make up our lives. Wonderfully ordinary. Toes gritty and pressed deeply into the earth. Hearts swept upward, inward, and outward. Full and brimming with much gratitude, thanksgiving, blessing and love.

"So raise your glass and say to me,
'Cheers to you honey!'
and wrap your arms around my waist.
Please rest your head upon my shoulder.
And place your hand, your hand in mine."
Your Hand In Mine
Erika Kobewka

1 comment:

R & J said...

Happy day! I love you guys. :)