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A glimpse of Heaven

It’s a beautiful Sunday morning here in West Michigan ~ crisp, bright and I’m enjoying the sounds of morning songbirds  … and lawnmowers.

Soon I’m off to brunch with Hubbs’ family – aunties, uncles, cousins, second cousins, in-laws, and outlaws (ha!).  Some I’ve known for years, others I’ve never met before.  One I introduced you to here.

Hubbs is off golfing so he’ll go next time.  That’s something I love about this family – they pull me in and count me as one of their own.  And, living so far from my kin, it’s lovely to feel part of another’s.

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  1. That’s so special to be readily accepted by your hubby’s family. Happened to me the first time; second was a bit more difficult, and, at times, I’m still not sure. But I KNOW where his heart is, and that’s all that counts!

    • It is special and makes me feel great. I can’t imagine anyone not enveloping you in, Dianna, therefore I declare the issue is with that other person, not you! Loved your last sentence = Amen!
      MJ

  2. Today was a nice day although not really warm. My husband surprised me by taking me out for lunch. Woo hoo! Ok, it was just pizza but the company was fabulous!

  3. I have a feeling you are easy to love, so it’s no wonder your hub’s family count you as one of their own. 🙂

    • What a kind thing to say, thank you Dor!
      We had a lot of fun, good laughs and good times with some really nice people. 🙂 MJ

  4. What a wonderful thing to do on a Sunday. Today, my son and I picked up a roof rack to carry a kayak. Just as we got home and were about to put it on the car and go for a paddle, Little Man’s best buddy invited him to play. While he played, I resumed working on weeding a long forgotten part of the yard, restoring it to what it should look like: a row of rhodies with no brush growing all around them, (now so thick some of the rhodies are hidden). Great workout- weeding with a shovel and loppers.

    • It was great! Your day sounds productive and good as well — I have some long forgotten parts of my yard needing attention as well. Thinking about taking this Friday off to do just that 🙂 Have a great day!
      MJ

  5. I hope your day was as lovely as you were anticipating, MJ. We had a beautiful day here too, and I enjoyed brunch with my sister and her family, after attending a new church with them. It was wonderful!

    • That sounds great, Terri! It was fun – a lovely drive, lunch with some warm and loving people, and lots and lots of laughs. Can’t get much better than that 🙂 MJ

  6. This is a great testimony, of you and your Hubbs’ family.

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