Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Mom's Birthday!

Yesterday was my dear, sweet mother's birthday!   
My mother and her father

My mother and her mother
Jeremiah 29:11-13:
"For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.  Then you will call upon Me and go and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.  And you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart."

My mother asleep on her favorite horse! 
She fell asleep many times while riding this noble steed!
My mother is truly the best mother in the world.  She is always so selfless and patiently teaches us the things we need to know.  She is always there when you need someone to talk to or to give you good advice.  She is always encouraging, always smiling, always true. 
Mom, her little brother and her grandpa
"Her children rise up and call her blessed;
Her husband also, and he praises her:
"Many daughters have done well, but you excel them all."
Charm is deceitful and beauty is passing,
But a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised.
Give her of the fruit of her hands,
And let her own works praise her in the gates."
-Proverbs 31:28-31

Dad and Mom
Mom is the nurse who bandages and kisses our scraped knee.  She is the teacher who instructs from infancy on up.  She is the chef who creates scrumptious meals for some very hungry children.  She is the cleaning lady who makes sure our house is presentable.  She is the cheese maker who keeps us supplied to sell at the market.  She is the farmer and the gardener who started the idea behind Trail Ridge Farm and Dairy.  She is the love that turns our house into a home.  She is wonderful!  Thanks Mom for all you do.  We love you and hope you had a great birthday!


  1. Happy Birthday Shelly!
    We hope you had a wonderful day with your family!
    Much Love,
    The Way Family

  2. Happy Birthday Shelly. You are a saint and God has truly blessed you. We love and miss you.