Wednesday, November 26, 2008

A Lot To Be Thankful For.....

I know a lot of times I write the things that I am thankful for, 
but with it being Thanksgiving I just have too. 
First I am thankful for my family for the love they 
give me each and every day. I am thankful for my 
husband that works hard for our little family. 
I am thankful for the butterflies I still get in my stomach 
just like I did on our first date. 
They confirm to me each time, how madly in love I am with him.
I am thankful for my three little monkeys....
where would I be without them? 
I am so thankful for T and for the wonderful 
compassionate little girl she is. 
I still melt when she looks at me with her big brown eyes. 
Her teacher at parent teacher conferences kept saying 
how much she loves her. How she is always willing 
to help others, and she is the type of child teachers 
wish they could have 30 of them. She is wonderful, 
and I tell her every day when I give her a big hug and kiss. 
Love you T!
My ShannyShanny. She has a heart of gold. 
Unlike Tilisa and Ana Shannan keeps to herself a lot 
and is very soft spoken. She comes and hugs made probably 
twenty times a day and every time says, "I love you Mommy." 
When she says that I don't care that she is lazy and never wants 
to help with any of the chores around the house, 
although she has started to like vacuuming
I just have to talk her into actually picking the big 
things off the floor.
She will always be my Little Shanny.....Love You!
Finally my little Ana. She is a Little firecracker! 
I have never met a little girl with so much spunk, 
so much personality. She goes non stop from the 
time she wakes up, until she finally falls asleep. 
I wish I had her energy. 
She still calls me mama, which I have to say I love. 
She is my baby and I cannot believe she is almost four...
where does the time go?
I will Love you always Ana Finau!

As a mom my greatest hope is that my girls
will grow to be good people. I feel like
they are on the right track, and I am so thankful 
for that.
I also want to say how thankful I am for my parents. 
I could have never asked for greater parents. 
They have always loved and supported me my whole life. 
Growing up at my dance competitions I think my parents 
were the loudest cheering me on. 
They always have been my biggest supporters. 
They have always shown me by example the type of love that 
I wanted in my own marriage. 
It's hard with the different health problems my mom 
has had having them so far away. 
My mom suffers from seizures and sometimes she forgets things. 
Just today she called me and asked if I was her friend. 
I knew that she had a seizure and I asked if she wanted me to 
call someone to come and help her, 
she asked who I would call. 
I told her I would call Cliff. She acted very shy 
and said I don't want him to see me like this. 
I laughed and said I think it will be okay. 
She said I think he likes me, but I don't 
think my mom and dad do. 
I reassured her that her parents would love him 
and then I asked if she liked him. 
A whole bunch she said.  When he kissed me the first time 
I could not eat for three days, and my mom embarrassed me. 
I asked how? She turned the front porch  light on and off, 
on and off until I came in the house. LOL
I was still on the phone when her Cliffy B came to check on her. 
I don't know how he does it. 
He truly is my super hero. 
My whole life I have never heard my dad complain. 
He has always just done what he is suppose to do, 
and taking care of my mom has always been his highest priority. 
I am thankful for them and there example.

I am thankful for my brother and sisters. 
I want them to know how much I love them. 
I have the greatest family. I will always cherish the 
times we spend together. 
I feel so blessed to have such a wonderful family. 
Love You Punks!!!
I am thankful for my loving Savior Jesus Christ 
and for the strength he gives each and every day. 
I am thankful for the trials in my life that have made me a 
stronger and better person. I am
glad He is always there for me day or night,
rain or shine.
Thank you for always being
there to take me by the hand
and help me along the way.
I am thankful for all He has given me.

I am thankful for my friends and for 
there concerns 
and willingness to listen when 
I just need to talk. 

I wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving, 
and know that I am thankful for each and everyone of you!

Much love,

1 comment:

The Sumsions said...

Hi Trina - thanks for the comments on my blog, although I could have gone without the reminder about girls camp. I have an uncle who loves that story and makes me tell him it every time we are together. I think he gets a kick out of it because I was in YW for about 7 years and he thinks it's funny that I used to act like that, and now I'm trying to be the example. I'm sorry it has taken so long to comment on yours. Life just gets busier and busier :) I'm so glad to see you are doing well. What a nice little tribute to your family. I wish my parents had such a wonderful relationship. Growing up I always wished for my parents to have that kind of love, but I wasn't the only one. So many marriages fall apart these days - you truly are lucky!! Please tell your mom that I said "hi." I saw her at Cami Fackrell's funeral but I had no idea that she hadn't been well. We miss all of our fun Magna friends.