Monday, December 22, 2008

Merry CHRISTmas!!

I saw a snowflake gently falling
From the sky this Christmas Eve
And a voice so gently calling,
"My Child, do you believe?"
"Do you believe in miracles,
And in faith, can you see?
As you celebrate this Christmas,
Do you believe in me?"
Then he showed me a vision
Of the manger dark and lorn
That the shadow of the cross was present
The night that Christ was born.
"Do you believe in miracles,
That this was planned for you?
That even then I knew the cost
To bring you life anew?"
"Tell me child, do you know the gift
First given long ago?
But most important, do you believe
It washes white as snow?"
I saw again the snowflakes falling
From the sky this Holy Eve.
Yes Lord, I believe in Christmas,
And yes Lord, I believe.
©1989 Charles Pore



From our family to your family.....A Very Merry Christmas!! Enjoy the celebration of THE Greatest Gift of all! He loves us THAT much!!!


Christmas Blessings,



mommy24treasures said...

these are BEAUTIFUL Michelle!
I know you were so excited to get both of them happy and smiling!!!!

Waiting for Mia Hope! said...

That was beautiful! Merry Christmas to your sweet family my friend!!!

You have blessed my life!

Michelle said...

Oh, Michelle, it just makes me smile every time I see that spark in Sophie's eyes. What a true and genuine smile that was brought to life by your unconditional love.

Both girls are just darling in their Santa hats. I just love them kissing each other's cheeks!! I also love the meaning of Christmas you added to this post.

I wish you and your family a very, Merry Christmas!!!


Beverly said...

beautiful pics.

Dori's Mommy (Diana) said... absolutely GORGEOUS! Every single photo is FABULOUS!

JShannon said...

The pictures are awesome! It's great to see Sophie smiling with her eyes. They both look very happy.

Colleen said...

Christmas blessings to you and your family!!!! The girls are just so beautiful all ready for Christmas!

Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! said...

The girls look beautiful Michelle!! I love the way they are looking at one another...just precious!! What a wonderful Christmas post!!

Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas!


my3 kids said...

What beautiful pictures Michelle. Both girls are so beautiful and it's so nice seeing Sophie smiling and showing so much love for her sister. Merry Christmas and hope you receive our card soon.


blessedbigtime said...

What a beautiful family. I enjoyed meeting you at Jen's. Merry Christmas!

OH MY #6 said...

Merry Christmas friend.

Those girls are so cute in their dresses. thanx for sharing.


Isabella's Mommy and Daddy said...

LOVE the pictures..
The girls are sooooo adorable..
Have a WONDERFUL Christmas my friend..
Hugs to you..
Love ya

Mr.Brian said...

That was awesume,thanks for posting it.
May you also be richly blessed this Christmas.
Sending warm wishes from Iowa.

Tiffany said...

BEAUTIFUL!!!!! Have a very Merry Christmas!

Ivy said...

Very beautiful post! Merry Christmas to you and your beautiful family.

You got to love those smiles!



Carmen said...


You take the best pictures ever! Puts my holiday pictures to shame.
My heart smiles when I see the pictures of Sophie.

Blessings to you and yours

Missy said...

This was such a beautiful post, Michelle! Your two angels are so precious and looking like they are really into the Christmas spirit.

Sweet, sweet girls!

Merry Christmas!!!

Anonymous said...

Merry Christmas, Michelle! I have enjoyed our blog visits this year! Thank you!

Michelle said...

Merry CHRISTmas to you too!! Your girls look adorable!!

~v said...

Michelle, What a difference a year makes. Sophie looks so happy in these pictures. So good to see her smiling. Ella is beautiful as always. You're family is such a blessing and encouragement to watch. ~v

GGAdventures said...

These pics are absolutely beautiful! What a year to reflect and look into those sweet, sweet faces and believe!
Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Sherri said...

LOVE the pictures!

Have a wonderful Christmas with your beautiful family!

You are always in my prayers.


AZMom said...

GORGEOUS photos Michelle!!!

Merry Christmas to you too!! I hope you have a blessed holiday season!!

Heather said...

Are they not the cutest?!!! Love all of the pictures. You are going to have a wonderful Christmas with those two beauties!

Happy Holidays!

Dori's Mommy (Diana) said...

There is a blog award for you at my Custom Blog Designs blog.

Dori's Mommy (Diana) said...

Oops! Forgot to say if you want it!

redmaryjanes said...

The girls look just beautiful...and yes I believe :)

Merry Christmas to you and your wonderful family.

Kristin said...

What a wonderful post!! I love it. Your girls are adorable...

Merry Christmas to you all!

Denise C said...

Merry Christmas to your precious family!!! Hugs!

Steffie B. said...

Beautiful Michelle....Merry Christmas to your lovely family....


Mom To Six said...

LOVE the poem....LOVE the pictures! The girls are beautiful with their Santa hats on.

Michelle, I am so blessed to "know" you.

Merry Christmas to you and your beautiful family.

The Byrd's Nest said...

Oh Michelle these are priceless. Sophie looks so happy and a little more relaxed to me. I have never ceased in praying for her and I hope she is doing a little better.....I know it just takes time. I love you and hope you have a very Merry Christmas.

Doug and Terrye said...

What a beautiful card/blessing! From our house to yours: Merry Christmas!

Terrye in FL

sara said...

Gorgeous pictures & such a sweet & gentle reminder that He loved us SO much to give His Son for us. US!?!?! Hope you had a Merry Christmas!

delucchi family said...

Hey Merry Christmas from China!!
Glad to see you are back, have missed you.
What stunning photos!! Love the Santa ones too. Have a lovely Christmas holidays!! Love Jules

Jennifer said...

What BEAUTIFUL photos of your sweet girls!!! I hope you had a WONDERFUL Christmas!


Jeff and Amy said...

Michelle the girls look so adorable, hope you all had a wonderful Christmas:)

Sharon said...

So so very beautiful!!! I think i will come back and see thsi one again!! haha

Keisha said...

Awlll Michelle!!! They are Beautiful!! Merry Christmas to your precious family!!!!

Barbie said...

Love your blog! I just happened to find it, not sure how. You have a beautiful family. I too have older and younger kids; 20, 18, 15, 4, 4. Hope you had a wonderful Christmas!!

a Tonggu Momma said...

Merry CHRISTmas, Michelle to you and yours! Beautiful photos of gorgeous girls, Michelle. I can't wait for sister photos. Sigh.

Jewels of My Heart said...

Oh, Michelle,
The girls are so beautiful and I love the pictures.... I was so excited to click on your blog and be able to get in.
I miss you friend and I pray your family is well..... It looks like they are filled with the joy of the Lord.

Ivy said...

Hi Michelle,
Hope you had a great Holiday! Thanks for complimenting my meager attempts at trying out the camera. It's a riot that it really does all the work! I do love it so far, but have to learn more for creative purposes.

The girls are so pretty in their red dresses!



Nikki said...

I love all those pictures of your sweet beauties!
Thank you for sharing...

Hope your family has a Happy New Year - I'm just so thankful for you!

The Princess's Mommy said...

Look at those sweet faces! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas! Loved the card!! I am so blessed to "know" you!

Happy 2009!

Shawnstribe said...

You are back yay!!!!
Happy Christmas and a very precious blessed New Year for you and your beautiful Family
Your girls look so happy and gorgeous

Isabella's Mommy and Daddy said...

Hope all is well..
I need some new cuteness on your blog.. bring on the girls..
Have a Great Weekend.


Found your blog via another and just had to tell you how beautiful your daughters are!!!
Happy New Year,

Steffie B. said...

Hope things are well with you....


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