Harder Family

Harder Family

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Fall Catch Up

Psalm 34:8 "Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in Him."

I cannot believe that it is already November!! I feel like time is just speeding by on a bullet train. I decided it was time to sit down and post a few more pictures from our month. Between church, school, doctor appointments, swim team, and just life...we are always busy. Since adding the boys, I feel like I am always forgetting things. So, if I don't text you back, or email you back, or forget to do something I told you I would do...it isn't on purpose, I literally just can't remember anything or keep track like I used to. I have about 5 to-do lists going right now. 

Putting the kids to work matching socks - guess how many didn't have a match?? Too many to count. We found a cute craft to make for the holidays with lonely socks.

The girls introduced their brothers to bingo at our library. During the summer, they go once a week to play Bingo. You know your kids are always at the library when the librarians know your kid's name by memory. 

We made mosaics for school. We have been learning about Roman history. The kids had a blast with this craft, although I regretted the choice as we were trying to make all these individual clay pieces.

Our completed mosaics.

One of our favorite monthly activities is helping pack boxes for the military. We found a local organization that has a packing party once a month to mail out packages to our military. The kids love it and ask me when the next event is. I love being able to show a little love to those serving our country in the military.

Shan Chen, aka Urkel. He needed to try on his leg, but his pants wouldn't roll up enough, so they grabbed him some of these cute shorts. He had a blast being silly in them. I am excited to say, we finally have his leg!!

We found a local Chinese class for the kids to take. They do a craft and learn some Chinese. An extra blessing, they found us a student from Beijing who is willing to help tutor Shan Chen and DJ so they can maintain their Chinese!! That is a huge answer to prayer. 

Our origami pumpkin.

Last night we served at Feed My Starving Children, as a whole family! It was a great way to spend the night together serving Jesus. It was the first time for Shan Chen, DJ and Joella! They all did well. It took us about 20 minutes to find our rhythm and know where to put everyone to make it the most efficient. 

We are so thankful for all that God is doing in our lives. Wayne and I were just talking the other night about what a miracle he is. I constantly hear about other people with brain cancer who have not made it, or are in a bad place. We are so thankful to God for His decision to keep Wayne with us. It is our prayer that every day God gives us here on this earth, that we give Him all the glory!! He is good, faithful, and true.

Would you join me in praying for a few things? First, please pray for my friends in the last stages of their adoptions (Eng and Li family). Secondly, pray for my friend Anne as her brother is dying from brain cancer. Finally, will you pray for all of those in CA who lost their homes in the fires? Pray that those in the church would be the hands and feet of Jesus to these hurting people.

1 comment:

  1. Praise God for the tutor and the leg. So many praises!! GOD is good!!!!!