Christmas Program (sans Lovie)

He’s come a long way since last year’s Christmas program. Remember Lovie Bear and the Christmas Program?

This year Mac went on stage with just his classmates, instead of his classmates and Lovie. He did a great job. He didn’t do that much singing, but he for sure knew all the hand motions and did them very boy-like, which means overly enthusiastically.

I love these special moments. These normal moments of being a parent of a preschooler who has a Christmas program with no added medical drama.

Sweet little Nathan went to bed before we left for the program, while a dear friend sat with him. One day I pray we can more easily incorporate him into normal, special moments. I miss him when it’s a family thing and he’s not there. But he’s healing and growing and resting up for the big Christmas day.

It’s beginning to feel a just little bit like Christmas around here.

my husband did a great job taking pictures with the long-focus lens. I couldn’t choose just a few. So here ya go…

[The Lord said,] “Oh, that their hearts would be inclined to fear me and keep all my commands always, so that it might go well with them and their children forever!” – Deut 5: 29

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