October 26, 2006

All In Perspective

While shopping for a baby shower gift this week I toted Carter & Gray with me to a couple boutiques. Carter asked, "Was I a gift when I was a baby?" and I thought he meant did he get gifts when he was a baby. I answered, "Yes, you got lots of gifts when you were a baby." He corrected me in his booming tone, "No- I am a gift. I am a gift from God!" I've told him that before, but long ago. Maybe he is actually listening in Sunday School? Whatever the case, I love that child!

These are cute- of the email "fwd" sort:

This first one I've thought about doing...
On the first day of school, a first grader handed his teacher a note from his mother. The note read, "The opinions expressed by this child are not necessarily those of his parents."

It was the end of the day when I parked my police van in front of the station. As I gathered my equipment, my K-9 partner, Jake, was barking, and I saw a little boy staring in at me. "Is that a dog you got back there?" he asked. "It sure is," I replied. Puzzled, the boy looked at me and then towards the back of the van. Finally he said, "What'd he do?"

A little boy opened the big family bible. He was fascinated as he fingered through the old pages. Suddenly, something fell out of the Bible. He picked up the object and looked at it. What he saw was an old leaf that had been pressed in between the pages. "Mama, look what I found", the boy called out. "What have you got there, dear?" With astonishment in the young boy's voice, he answered, "I think it's Adam's underwear...."

13 comments:

  1. Love it!! Carter is the man -- can't wait to see you guys today!!!

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  2. LOL!!!!! I think it's Adam's underwear! LOL!!!!

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  3. What a precious little boy you have!

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  4. How sweet :) bet your heart melted when you heard that.

    The K-9: I can totally see my son saying that, when he was little of course

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  5. That's awesome. I really enjoy reading your blog. Have a great day!
    ~Happi
    www.thebergerbuzz.blogspot.com

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  6. Those are too cute...enjoyed reading them

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  7. Those were too funny!!!! I loved the jokes or emails. So sweet. And I love that your son knows this, I too tell my kiddlins they are gifts. :) Wonderful!

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  8. Oh man. I LOVE the first email about the note. I may just have to use that one for real.

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  9. So funny -- from the mouths of babes!

    Sorry I've been missing. These last few weeks have been crazy. I need me some more blogging time!

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  10. That is so sweet... what a wise child!

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  11. LOL! Great jokes. :)

    BTW, I just realized we share the same wedding anniversary (or did we figure that out a long time ago?)... so anyway, happy belated 7th anniversary.

    Dh must have skipped a year because he thought we'd been married six years. LOL

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  12. Yup, we married 10/9/99 at 2pm. :) My dd prefers the first Keane album but I really like both of them. Check it out!

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