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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

My Baby Turns 4 Today!

Exactly 2 weeks ago we celebrated my son's birthday and today we celebrate my daughter's birthday!!! My baby turns 4 today!

Alexis' middle name is Joy and this completely depicts her personality! She is a smiley, happy, bouncy, chatty, affectionate, joyful little girl. I love to tell "Joy stories". I started "Joy stories" one day when their daddy was gone on a business trip - at the time Alexis was 18 months old and Alex was 3. I found the dinner table to be quite boring without adult conversation, so I began to make up "Joy stories". The two main characters of every Joy story are "Alexander the Great Hero" and "Alexis Joy to the World". In every story Alex is a hero - rescuing someone through bravery and his trust in God and Alexis brings joy to the world by helping a needy person. My children love these stories and beg for more every time I tell one!

Today I wish my "Alexis Joy to the World" a Happy Birthday and my dream for her is that one day she would bring "Joy to the world" as she lives her life for Jesus and shares his truth with others!

Sweet Lexi - I pray everyday that you would faithfully - Walk with the King!



Blogger Clare said...

Sammy is loving these pics! I remember VERY clearly when she was born and your dad proudly adorned the Alexis Joy button to church. I can't believe she's already this big.

Happy Birthday Lexi!

April 1, 2009 at 8:04 AM  
Blogger Stacie said...

Your children are beautiful. I hope your precious little girl has a blessed day as she celebrates her birthday.

April 1, 2009 at 8:58 AM  
Anonymous Daniel, David, Andrew said...

Happy Birthday Lexi! Andrew said "aah, she's so cute" to every single picture. David said, "she's always happy!" Daniel said, "you've got the chatty part right!" We love you!

April 1, 2009 at 9:55 AM  
Blogger Kristi said...

Enjoy celebrating her birthday! That's funny that they are 2 weeks apart - my kids are exactly 2 years and 1 week apart... February is a busy month!

I love the "Joy stories" - what a wonderful gift you're giving to your kids, inspiring them to dream big of how God will work in and through them!

April 1, 2009 at 10:26 AM  
Blogger Courtney said...

Thanks guys for the Birthday wishes!

Oh yes Clare - we had the cutest button of Lexi and we have a super grandpa!

Thanks for the note from the cousins Kristen! That means a lot!

April 1, 2009 at 3:36 PM  
Anonymous Terri said...

Happy Birthday to Lexi!

I too remmeber when she was born. Remember Keith emailing Greg the good news.

Tomorrow is Greg's birthday and mine is Sunday. So we will be celebrating with you and eating a lot of cake. Yum, yum!

April 1, 2009 at 3:54 PM  
Blogger Miss Eve said...

So cute pictures :-) Happy Birthday to the little princess Lexy :-)Sending love: Evi

April 1, 2009 at 3:55 PM  
Blogger Mom24Blessings said...

Happy Birthday Lexi! I too remember when she was born and can't believe how big she is already! She is a beautiful blessing:-)

April 1, 2009 at 6:12 PM  
Anonymous KimmyA said...

Awww I love seeing the pics of Lexi when she was a baby and you pregnant!! Hope Lexi had a great birthday and I love the stories you tell are such a creative mommy. They will always remember those stories!

April 2, 2009 at 8:24 AM  
Blogger Melissa said...

Lexi is adorable. She was adorable then and is adorable now! You looked so cute prego! My middle name is Joy too. I love your blogs they are so encouraging and thought provoking. Great to see you using your gifts!

April 5, 2009 at 1:48 PM  

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