Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Summer Plans, United States, and God's Power
This post is just some Ellie quotes!
ELlie: "Hey Jenna, you want me to teach you some states I know from school?"
Ellie: "Well, there is Del-ware, and Georgia and Indiana, and I-wowa, Hawaii, Tennessee, North Carolin, Mississippi, Utah, and Idaho!"
Mommy: "Ellie, I think you meant Iowa, not I-wowa"
Ellie: "Oh yea, I just get them a little confused cause there are FIFTY of them!!!"
Mommy: "Hey girls, we need to remember a new friend when we say our prayers each day, okay. Her name is Johanna and she is feeling a little angry at God right now.
Jenna: "Why is her mad at God, what did he do?"
Ellie: "How come she is angry?"
Mommy: "Well, she really wants a baby and doesn't feel like God will give her one"
CLaire: "Why does she think He won't let her have a baby"
Mommy: "Well...because she has been hoping for one for a long time and she is feeling like giving up hope that He will answer her prayer of having a child...."
Ellie: "But you know what Mommy, God has more powers than a million powers together and he loves us more than all the powers because he let Jesus die for us and God can help her because He just can cause He does everything"
Mommy: "Ellie would you like to tell me your list of summer fun activities you'd like to do?"
Ellie: "sure...let's see, first I want to go to the galleria, then the summit to shop for dresses only, then the park and I want to jump (on the trampoline) for one whole day and not get off, play in the dirt cause it is my most favorite, paint with your good paint and brushes, make modeling clay, dance in the basement to Claire's music but really loud, and go to Jesse's place to take my clothes and toys to those girls (Jesse's Place is a shelter for battered women and their children), eat ice-cream from the ice-cream truck, have a spend the party at night, go to Alex's house (Alex is a former student of mine that my girls absolutely LOVE)....
Mommy: "Well Ellie, that is an awesome list of fun things to do...hopefully we can do them all"
Ellie: "Oh wait a minute, please write down ALABAMA ADVENTURE, but remember it is just me and Claire and you and Daddy, NO LITTLE ONES...okay!?!?!"