Friday, December 21, 2007
For Unto Us a Son is Born . . . and Belated Thursday Thanks #85
To hear what I heard at the very moment my JD Green was born, go here My Rhapsody Playlist

I never hear this song that I don't think of my precious boy . . . and his Savior, Jesus.

Having a child so close to Christmas has always directed my gaze to that helpless, little baby in the manger and what Mary must have felt those first moments she held and inspected him. Her baby. Her Lord. I, for a few short breaths, felt what Mary felt as I gazed into the midnight blue eyes of my one and only son.

I felt the whisper of the Breath of Heaven on my skin. I felt the pleasure of the God of the universe as I, too, welcomed the one whom He had given me.

Now, I have rarely felt like Mary since, but those few captured moments immediately following JD Green's arrival are ones I will ponder and forever treasure in my heart.

Happy 8th Birthday, my precious son. I love you with my whole heart.

God has filled my tank in a myriad of ways this week, and I am sad I didn't have the time to recount them yesterday. Here is a quickie version as we are headed out to celebrate the birthday boy:

1. JD Green: only appropriate that I put him first today.
2. Libbyline and Sweetcheeks -- y'all have helped me make this holiday season special.
3. DP -- 14 years, and we still never run out of things to say . . . can't wait for the next decades with you!
4. Chocolate in the mail: Thanks, Jen!
5. Unexpected Blessings: I got one of these in the mail, custom made for me. I am naming it after her real name so I can pray for her and her family every time I wear it. I love it. Thanks, GiBee!

There's always more to share, but I have to run. We're off to see this and go here. I'll be back soon. Have a great Friday. Make every day a thanks-filled day!!

On His Adventure~


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  Pam fearlessly posted at 12/21/2007 10:25:00 AM  
  9 came and visited

At Friday, December 21, 2007 1:32:00 PM, Blogger Faith said...

Happy Birthday to your son! My youngest (Claire) is 9 today! she was born at 4:22 a.m. and for the first 7 years of her life she would get me up between 4-4:30 at least 2 times per week except from birth t0 age 2 it was EVERY NITE! (we finally figured out that she just always needed reassurance that we were there....)

At Friday, December 21, 2007 3:50:00 PM, Blogger Jane Anne said...

Glad to see that I am not the only belated Thursday Thanks Tanker! (Posted my list this morning, too.) I enjoyed your list and gettign the update. Happy birthday to JD. Olive Garden sounds yummy! I hope the celebration was fun.

At Friday, December 21, 2007 9:57:00 PM, Blogger Susanne said...

I sure know what you mean. My youngest was born on Christmas Day.

Happy Birthday to JD Green!

At Tuesday, December 25, 2007 9:39:00 PM, Blogger Tealady Tammy said...

Merry Christmas Pam to you and yours. May it be filled with joy and love.

At Thursday, December 27, 2007 10:07:00 AM, Blogger Sandy said...

Happy Birthday to your son! My son was born Dec. 17th. Enjoy the fun Christmas week with your kids!


At Friday, December 28, 2007 5:36:00 PM, Blogger Sandy said...

Pam, Merry Late Christmas, Happy New Year!
Love what you wrote about your son ...
(no longer Peach?!?)
Sandy :)

At Sunday, December 30, 2007 11:36:00 PM, Blogger Kate said...

Happy New Year to you Peachy Pam! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas (and birthday celebration)! I just love love love reading your Thursday Thanks. I hope to get back into blogging more. You encourage me!

At Thursday, January 03, 2008 7:27:00 AM, Blogger Beth/Mom2TwoVikings said...

Hey,'s Jan 3rd and I miss hearing your "voice". Hope all is well, that you're feeling good, and your holidays were blessed.

At Friday, January 04, 2008 12:33:00 PM, Anonymous Amy Sullins said...

I've been missing you, too! Can't wait to read about your Christmas holidays!

See you soon!


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