Monday, January 2, 2012

Spending Time with Family


Have you ever wondered why the expression is 'spending time'? To me 'spending' implies a cost, a sacrifice of self and giving of my time to others. It is costly, not in monetary terms but other things deemed less important - like writing blog posts must give way to what matters most. So as this New Year commences I am spending time with these precious people - my family. Looking after them, cooking for them, eating with them, playing with them. Jumping on the trampoline with little ones. Watching them splash in the waves at the beach and seeing the delight of a two year old boy watching a fireworks display on New Years Eve. Going to the movies with my husband on the evening of our wedding Anniversary. I have so much to tell you but so little time but I will return in 2012 with new and encouraging posts.

Happy New Year from my family to yours!

5 comments:

the happy sparrow said...

Happy New Year Ann! Enjoy spending time with your precious ones and looking forward to reading your blog in 2012! :) Martine

Joluise said...

Have fun, those precious children are only young once. We can't go back in time to make up for what we have lost.

Happy New Year,

In Gods Grace

A Bite of Country Cupcakes said...

I love hearing from your end of the world but when your absent I know why...You are doing just as you should! What a great photo!

Suzanne said...

Happy New Year Ann! So nice to *see* you:-) Thanks for thinking of me, I am feeling better. All in God's hands this health thing , I keep telling myself. Your spot on, spend time with the kids and hubby, the days are fleeting.
Love,
Suzanne

Katy~The Country Blossom said...

A beautiful family photo, truly! :) I hope you enjoy your new year! :o)

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