Amy . . .

What would you like to know? I am fun, but crazy. I have a most perfect husband, and 2 cats named Samson and Delilah. We are presently working on adopting a little girl from China and have a separate blog for that. I am a Christian and am working on a better relationship with him. I live in the Atlanta area and love sharing stories with people. I am also a pediatric nurse and I love it! I love to talk and meet new people and I love Disney Cruising

Friday, October 24, 2008

Cherish the moment

I got a comment on facebook the other day that took me back over a decade ago. Good times. I started remembering my good times and I love thinking back on those days. Just like one day 10 years from now, I will look back at now. I think that's why I cherish photos, I ask for a lot of photos because I want to keep those memories alive. I have had some amazing experiences. Most of them are not like others, and thats okay. I have spent years comparing myself to others and I have wasted so much time. God has given me some really cool personal moments, some things I just can not share. God is so personal! I don't want to live in the past, I think thats dangerous. I don't want to miss THIS MOMENT. I love thinking about each moment and what I can make of it.

If you have read my blog for a bit, or know me in the real world, you know that I am odd. Odd in a special way. I just seem to see things different than a lot of people. I am very silly but I can be very serious and emotional at times.
Seriously, I almost cried at Home Depot tonight when I saw the Christmas lights. Why? My parents were with me and it took me back to years ago, when Christmas was just so simple and yet so wonderful. I will cherish those memories forever. If my dad ever doubts his parenting skills, I hope he reads this and knows what an awesome life I have now due to how he raised us.

Anyway,back to memories. Right now we are waiting for our first child from China. This wait is much longer than we anticipated. But this wait as been awesome and has included some of the most special moments of my life. My heart has grown and I can understand the phrase "Open the Eyes of my Heart Lord". I know I am in the middle of memories. I know its okay to cry every once in a while but dang its been a happy tear year!

8 comments:

nmburleson said...

Great post Amy. I feel happy for you. You seem to be in a very good place right now. :)

Cupcakes and Hairbows said...

Sometimes I didn't mind the "wait", but at times it made me so MAD. I would always try to live for the "now" but sometimes the frustration and not understanding just took over. Hang in there - Christmas will be here soon! Buy your future little girl a specail "waiting" ornament. I did that for Ally, and it looks like I'll need to order one for Alaina too! Happy day... Lucy

Cristy said...

You are not odd! You are fabulous, beautiful and wonderful and a terrific friend!

I love it that you feel things so deeply and live life to the fullest!

Frazzled Farm Wife said...

I tend to cry at the oddest things too (or what some people call odd)! Life just passes us by too quickly, we all need to take time and enjoy the little things....like Christmas lights and the memories they hold for us!

Susan said...

This is a great post. It's importnat to treasure those moments isn't it???

Hugs,

Susan

Baba's Blog .. Babies Are Special said...

Hi Amy, thanks for sharing your true self to us... love ya, I have a Halloween treat for you on my blog... pass it on to others. Baba

Susan said...

Hey amy! I left an award for you over at my place. Hope you're well.

amy said...

thanks for your compliments. I really am not all that, just trying to write about my love of life and all the honesty (good and bad) that goes with it