Thursday, April 17, 2014

Throwback Thursday, the Irish version of miracles

So I decided, after looking at my list of photo projects, that there are one or two more important things than making albums of us with the kids....

Like tackling the backlog - the pre-kids overseas trip backlog.

We, like everyone else, went crazy with our digital cameras and came back, stuck them on a disc and did nothing.

My trick is always to get some quick wins first so I tackled the one-week, pre-baby holiday in Dublin in 2009.

I'm now working through the 3-week, 4-country, UK trip from 2008. On the bright side, Wales is done, I'm nearly done with Ireland. Scotland is also done but somehow I only transferred the small versions to the laptop. England is going to be hard because we saw about 10 friends......

But look what I found.....




A day after we celebrated our 14-year wedding anniversary..... and my lovely Woolworths maternity jeans - I may still have these too...


Yes, I'm wearing the same top - it's my warmest fleece, okay? And I still have it....hmmm, at least 6 years now!

But isn't that amazing?

11 months apart, same place, first non-pregnant, just before I came back to have my laparoscopy and Dr G told me definitely IVF, and then 2 IVFs later, and 23 weeks pregnant with twin babies.

WOW - God is good.

I'm believing for such miracles over the next year again. I want to post and write "can you all believe I went through all that hell, and LOOK at what's happening now!"

:)

When I look at the photos, I really, REALLY want to go back to Ireland to take some photos again. But not with the current Euro/ Rand exchange rate!

At these currency rates, it's Thailand all the way :)

What kind of miracles are you hoping for in the next year?

7 comments:

  1. Oh my friend, I need sooooo many miracles. I should actually make a list. Right now, though, I am hoping for one for you so you can get your SHINE on.
    xx

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  2. WOW! Cant believe you were in Ireland twice in 11 months, that's some doing!
    Hoping something wonderful comes up for you.
    Hoping for a lot of things for myself as well. Lxx

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  3. There are a few things...but none very realistic or things I can't live without. We'll see I guess. ;-)

    Love your photos - so green and pretty!

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  4. Can I just say you and D have not aged AT ALL over these years??? You look exactly the same!! And what a powerful testimony! LOVE IT. I love reading back in my journals or over my prayer requests and remembering how faithful God has been.. sometimes over stuff I jotted down in silliness and forgot about but how it has come to pass..I'm praying and hoping for many things but most of all, I want my husband back home ASAP. I do believe that God is, as I write this, making a plan for us. I BELIEVE!!

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  5. You'll get there, I know you will!

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  6. I have lots of dreams and plans but there is only one miracle I really pray for- for my Jamie to be cancer-free for ever.

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  7. How lovely! gosh and you were brave to go on a trip pregnant with twins! i never went further than Sondela

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