** Due to the increasing severity of MY ILLNESS, it has become impossible for me to continue to post on a regular basis. Unfortunately, as much as I desperately long to, I am also unable to visit each of your blogs often or reciprocate all the loving, supportive comments many of you continue to leave - even though at times it may appear as though you've arrived at some long ago, forsaken blog! With that said, I really want you to know that I miss every single one of you and that I really am still here! I'm just too sick and too weak most days to be able to sit up long enough to create a brand new post...or even read one. However, I absolutely do receive AND read every new encouraging word you leave (and, often, the old ones, again and again!) and I cherish them now more than ever! I truly appreciate your love, support, and, most importantly, your precious time spent on your knees in prayer for my family and me. It ALL means the world to me and I am truly blessed to have friends like you!
~Hugs and Sister Love, Teresa

FYI: All comments come to my email, which I can easily read on my phone. I also enjoy Facebook on my phone because I can catch up on A LOT in a very short time there. Soooo, if you're on Facebook, come 'friend' me there! {{HUGS}} **

Friday, May 14, 2010

FLASHBACK FRIDAY,
FRIDAY FOLLOW #4
and HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Jonathan and Morgan
Prom 2009

This weekend is Prom weekend for all the high schools in our county. This year, however, my girls will not be going for various reasons. Rebekah is only a sophomore, so she will have a chance her junior and senior year. It just depends on what is going on in her life at the time.

Morgan has definitely never been much for getting all dressed up in 'girlie-girl' stuff. She has always been my tomboy and has loved every single minute of it! Give her a football and a yard full of boys to mow down while she is running with it and she is happy - and pretty darn good at it, too! :0) Originally, she swore she would NEVER, EVER go to the prom but somehow down deep I think she really did want to go....or she at least wanted to appease her mother by doing so.



Last year, Morgan's best friend, Jonathan, was a senior and knew he was going to enlist in the Marines the very day he turned 18. It was something he had always dreamed of doing. That meant he would be heading off for basic training as soon as he graduated. So, after much debate, he and Morgan decided they would go to his senior prom since he wouldn't be here this year to take her to hers. I was SO excited when they announced they would be going!

They looked so amazing. It made me so happy to see the two of them all dressed up and I think they really did have a great time after all.


Silly, as always! :0)


Now Jonathan is almost finished with his training. He is coming home next week for a short visit. He will be here for Morgan graduation and graduation party and then he's off to Camp LeJeune, N.C. for a short time. After that, it is quite possible he will be deployed to Afghanistan in July. We would truly appreciate your prayers for this incredible young man as he goes off to serve our country.


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FRIDAY FOLLOW #4

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Last but certainly not least, I would like to take a moment and wish my mom a very, very HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I love you so much, Mama, and hope your day is extra, extra special!

I hope everyone has a wonderful weekend.

Blessings,

Teresa

17 comments:

joeandbridge said...

Good Morning! Happy FF!
Have a Great Weekend!

Bridgette Groschen
Groschen Goblins

Just A Mom (Call me JAM for short) said...

Stopping by from Friday Follow to say hello and to be your newest follower!

Happy Friday and I hope you have a great weekend!

I am Harriet said...

Passing through from FF.
I like your blog.
Have a great weekend!

http://harrietandfriends.com/2010/05/if-you-are-not-giselle-tell-me-an-amazing-fact-about-you/

Heavenly Savings said...

Cute Pic's!!! I’m a new follower! Feel free to check out my blog as well! http://heavenlysavings.blogspot.com
Happy Friday! Hope to Blog with you again soon!

CEOmum said...

Oh she looks so beautiful.

Happy birthday to your mom too.

VKT said...

I hope your Mom had a very Happy Birthday today.

Your daughter is so beautiful. I did a double take when I looked at her dress. My daughter has the same one...lol. I will be praying for her friend Jonathan Teresa! Blessings my friend

Jamie said...

Beautiful!

Thank you for stopping by and making my SITS day so awesome! :)

Melissa said...

hi! following you from friday follow :)

Samantha said...

Praying for your daughters dear friend and thanking him for the service for our country, what a great young man !
Your daughter is adorable, cute pics !

Have a wonderful weekend celebrating all of your family birthdays. May is always so busy for us too !

Hugs and blessings dear friend,
Samantha

Alecia @ Savings and Stewardship said...

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Rachel Cotterill said...

I love her dress :) So, do all the proms across the country really happen at exactly the same time? Doesn't that make it hard if you have a boyfriend/girlfriend at a different school, because you might want to go to both...

Emily said...

Oh! Your daughter looks beautiful! And I'm glad she went to prom, too, even if she was a year early!

Best wishes to her friend as he finishes basic training. He sounds like a good man!

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RawknRobynsGoneBlogWild said...

I here as your newest follower, and to lend support, prayers, and friendship - with thanks to the lovely Veteran School Teacher.
Keep faith,
Robyn

christy rose said...

Oh wow! They both look amazing! Morgan is beautiful!!

Kathryn said...

"I LOVE all these quotes and I really LOVE your pictures. You look so beautiful! I hope you are feeling well.
{{HUGS}}
Teresa <><"

Thank you!!

Your daughter is beautiful, I am so glad she got to go to prom! :) Love the pictures, and her dress is beautiful!

Tired Mom Tésa said...

What a beautiful dress! They looked so great, hope they had a wonderful time.

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