Tuesday, November 16, 2010

I fall more and more

This day 8 wonderful years ago I said two words that changed who I was.  I was no longer Amber Lynn Solomon, a daughter and a friend.  I would become Amber Lynn Gregory the wife to an amazing man.  Josh I became all twitterpated by you, you are one of the funniest people I know and you usually J know exactly when I need it.  You are my best friend and feel so blessed to have married mine (best friend).  I really don’t have all the most eloquent words to fill an enormous blog, I’m sorry.  I guess I could fill it with a bunch of amberisms, and you would probably be the only one to even understand what they mean.  See that is a few of the things I love so much about you, but like you told me the other day, I just can’t seem to write how much I truly love you.   But I love you with all I have and fall more in love with you more everyday.  Happy 8th Anniversary babe!

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Some of the things I am thankful for

I am thankful for…

My wonderful creator
A husband who works hard for his family
Being the wife of my hubby
My hubby being my best friend
My faith
Being the mother of two amazing little boys
All the family I have
Some amazing encouraging friends
My job
His eternal promise
The beautiful day today
My testimonies (He has saved me from alotJ)
Being able to smell cookies baking or the smell of flowers
Seeing a beautiful sunrise every morning
Caleb’s compassion
Taylor’s sweet and funny spirit
My Savior lives
Joshua’s love
Second chances (I have had to have a couple of thoseJ)
Being given the chance to see my boys grow up
My hubby being the spiritual leader in our family

These are just a few things I am thankful for today!  There are so many and new ones that come from Him everyday. I know that we should try to not only think of the things we are thankful for in the month of November but I do love that this month brings this to alot of peoples plus my mind. What are a few things you are thankful for…

Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that can not be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, ~Hebrews 12:28

Friday, November 5, 2010

Nerds,dinos and spies...OH MY!

Ahh it is fall time, and though I do love the color changes during the fall time and cool weather is nice, I do dread winter.  Well not winter all together cause it does have Jesus’s birthday and Taylor’s birthday wait..wait I can’t forget my Aunts and Jeremy’s, anywho but it does have COLD days and I am a Florida girl tried and true J.  Well now that I got completely off subject.  Ahh it is fall time and this past week and weekend we had so much fun.  Sorry this post is a little late :)
The fun began when we carved pumpkins and even though I strongly and I do mean strongly dislike the smells of raw pumpkins, it was a lot of fun picking out faces for our pumpkins.  The boys love getting all the mushy, gushies out.

Joshua does any awesome job carving them and making them look nice. 

                                                             Is he not just so handsome!

I did take a stab at it but could not take the smell to long.  If I was not such a prideful girl, I might post the picture with tissue stuffed up my nose to try to cover up the awful smell…but I am not! J

Here are the boys with their pumpkins (Caleb has been into this whole squinty eye thing)

On Wednesday we had our Harvest Festival and it was a great turn out.  I just think Caleb is the most handsomest spy there is and Taylor well he is so stinkin cute in his dinosaur costume, which he kept taking off saying that he was hot…suck it up kid.  No just kidding but I make him put it back on a couple of times during the festival because I am a mean mom J  I also told him we would be dressing up as a dinosaur at the house A LOT!  Here are a few pictures


On Friday at work we decided to dress up and well I will just let the picture speak for itself J  We did have a lot of fun!

Well I was very excited for the weekend because our great friends from Florida were coming for the game that weekend.  We got to have dinner with them Friday night and spent the day in the grove with them.  It was a pretty good game.  The undefeated also known as Caleb lost his winning streak, he had NEVER been to a losing football game and I think he has been to 9 or so.  But it is ok because he still had fun, loved eating the cotton candy and is still my Caleb.  I must say here though that I do believe that the Auburn band swayed him, they kept playing Darth Vader’s theme and every time they played Caleb would get so excited and start saying “Mommy, mommy they are playing Darth Vader’s song!!”  This boy LOVES everything Star Wars, see his shirt below.  He actually wanted to be Darth Vader Halloween but we kinda steered him towards a spy, because they are cooler.  He kinda thinks else wise.  We had a great week and weekend and hope you all had the same!

In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. ~~Matthew 5:16

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Fall on my knees

Ok this is going to be a very short blog but I just want to share with you of the power of prayer and the power of an amazing God.  The past couple of days at work have been really rough.  I don’t want to dig to deep into it but let’s just say that I have had altercations with an employee.  Well I would come home fuming mad of just the lack of respect and was just not sure what to do.  On Monday I encouraged my friends on FB to encourage a friend or just someone in their life that comes to their heart.  When I went to bed that night I was praying and I said to God that I kinda knew who in mind He had for me, and to please give me the right words.  Well as I closed my eyes I just knew that something was going to come up the next day.  And wouldn’t you know it did, but sadly I do not think I was a true encourager that day.  The next day/yesterday brought forth more challenges for this employee and me.  This morning I was reading my devotional and it was just talking about how God has made us fearfully and wonderfully!  But there was a part in there how we fall to our knees in humble prayer.  The more I thought, the more I decided that maybe that is what I needed to do in this particular situation.  I needed to fall on my knees and pray for this girl and for my actions.  So that is what I did and let me just tell you GOD ANSWERS PRAYERS!  When I got to work we started on our morning stuff and she came up to me and said that she was truly sorry and she would try to be more respectful.  I told her how much I truly appreciated what she just did and we both could work together to make things better.  I just stood there in amazement over how wonderful my God truly is!  I just wanted to share that with you all today, I am sorry if it does make a lot of sense but I pray that you can just see God’s glory shine!  May God bless you all today!

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. ~Philippians 4:6