Thursday, October 15, 2009

I Rock!! Do You???

I been getting secret letters every day from Kerrigan, she is in 2nd grade and she is learning to write more and more. She has been just putting them everywhere in my room, on the computer desk, in the kitchen , etc.  The letter I got yesterday was this....

Dear mommy,
Hey, Its me Kerrigan.  I hope you have a good day. I love you Mommy....
Then it has all kinds of hearts and stars..and then it says..

I just started laughing, I am so glad I ROCK!!! This really made my day.  It actually made me the "crybaby" that I am almost cry...I said almost!! I am so proud to be a mom...I want to create memories for my kids that they will remember even when they have grandchildren. I want to be imprinted in their hearts and they are forever imprinted in mine.  I pray every day that I take the time to listen to their laughter, their forever singing in the car, look at their artwork, hug them, tickle them, and love them....God has Blessed me so...I am so Thankful!!

Dear Kerrigan,
You are a Blessing to me!! You were my suprise baby girl with the Big Black Eyes and Brown curls made just for me. I love you more than peanut butter loves jelly....YOU ROCK BABY GIRL!!

Mommy ~

Take time today to let those special people in your life know how much you care. This letter brightened my day and sometimes it we take 1 min we can be a Blessing to others!!!   Till next time...I will be SO ROCKING!!!

Rhonda ~

Sunday, October 11, 2009


It's been a great family weekend at the Lyle House....We had a wonderful family outing Saturday with our Heart Pals..from Palmetto Hearts. We all got lost in the corn maze again, and this year got to watch our lil Zbug walk around in the pumpkin patch. Last year he was too small ...but he was everywhere this year. I say PRAISE GOD!!! Sometimes lil moments will bring me back to reality and remind me of where we have been, or where we could have been, and remind me to give God the Glory he deserves.  As simple as taking  your children to a pumpkin patch....I watched Zeb, Preslee, & Kerrigan running through that pumpkin patch laughing and playing and for a single moment, tears are pooling in my eyes and I remember....all those years of infertility and yet here I stand in a field watching my 3 beautiful children running and playing, My children, the ones I prayed for and prayed for 8 years... then I remember a little 4 week old Lil boy, my small being flown away in a helicopter to MUSC to save his life as he was in critical condition, heart failure, and a momma who had nothing else to do but TRUST IN THE LORD MY GOD and if I would see him alive again or to hold him in my arms again....Yet here he is Running through a Pumpkin patch on an incredibley hot fall day...saying " Wook Momma..I won't this one"..and of course he is looking at a pumpkin bigger than he is..... then I look around and I see all these precious friends and I know their stories, they were all born with Special Hearts..and I see them laughing and playing.and I am just for a moment without words as to the GRACE OF GOD.. Then I remember.....How BLESSED I am...I remember How THANKFUL I am, I remember that I have seen GOD ...and I have experienced a fact 3 of them...that live with me..and that I have seen miracles all around me today in the faces of all these precious heart children that were just enjoying the day eating, laughing, running, strolling, and playing in a corn field/pumpkin patch on this side of Heaven. Thank you God, let us never forget where you have brought us from, and where we have been! Your Grace never ceases to amaze me.

Zeb's Huge Pumpkin

                                                                  My "3" Miracles!!

Rhonda ~