Monday, November 22, 2010

The Best Day Ever

This past Saturday was a date I will remember for the rest of my life. A day that has been 5 years in the making. A day I sometimes lost faith in the fact it would ever happen.

It was the day my two oldest boys were baptised, and became members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. It was the day my husband was worthy to be the one to perform these baptisms and confirmations.


My oldest son, Andrew, is now 13 years old. He could have been baptised several times over the past five years.....but he wanted to wait until his dad was able to do it. And in a way, I'm glad he waited. It made a wonderful day all the more special.

The weather wasn't ideal, and unfortunately it kept a lot of family members from being able to come; but the ones that were there made the day all the more special.

Grandma Kate and Uncle Tim gave fabulous talks. The spirit was there in abundance. The music was great, the missionaries were great, the video presentation was great. The day was just....well, great.

I am so glad that my boys have made the choice to be baptised and to live their lives according to the Gospel. It's just one more step in our family's journey to eternal life.

4 comments:

The Samples Sampler said...

So happy for you! What a great blessing!

Mark and Emily said...

This is making me tear up, I'm just so happy for all of you. Way to go!

Jon, Jocelyn, Taylor and Sadie said...

Oh Erin! I am so happy for all of you guys, sorry we live so far away or we would have totally been there!!! Congrats to you and your family and we love you guys!

SongbirdMama said...

Thanks to all of you. It was a wonderful day. And Joce, I wish you guys lived closer too.....then I could see you and your gorgeous girls more often.

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