Is growing up. We were in church one Sunday and he told me he wanted to be baptized because God want's everyone to be baptized and love Him.
He was baptized on May 3rd.
They grow up so fast. I just want to teach them the right things so they are ready to go into the world when the time comes.
Out of the mouths of babes. You're doing a great job of 'raising up a child in the way they should go....' Be blessed.
Patricia Richardson |
May 12, 2009 at 01:10 AM
What an awesome milestone in his life.
May 12, 2009 at 07:19 AM
Precious!! Oh what memories, I still remember when I was baptized. You and Tony are doing a wonderful job.
May 12, 2009 at 07:31 AM
Bless his little heart.
What a sweet time for you. I know you were one proud mama.
Congratulations to AJ.
May 12, 2009 at 07:31 AM
It is great to here about kids that loves the Lord!
May 12, 2009 at 08:18 AM
How awesome! You know you're raising them right when they make such a decision on their own! God Bless!
May 12, 2009 at 08:35 AM
This is a beautiful post that brought tears to my eyes. In a time when so many young people are trying to do the opposite of what is right/good, it is such a joy to see a child that wants to please God. I see that mama and daddy are doing a great job at.."Train a child in the way he should go..." Proverbs 22:6. God Bless!
Deborah J |
May 12, 2009 at 10:41 AM
That's really nice! I like the idea of kids being able to choose to be baptized. In the Catholic religion it's done when they're babies so there's no choice involved - I like it much better the way you do it.
May 12, 2009 at 11:08 AM
i like that!!!
May 12, 2009 at 11:17 AM
Wow! that is great!
May 12, 2009 at 11:35 AM
I love how children can break down the most complex subjects. That is so wonderful.
May 12, 2009 at 11:58 AM
May 12, 2009 at 12:55 PM
Oh, those pictures are just precious...and what a special time for AJ and all of you!
May 12, 2009 at 02:48 PM
What a beautiful and precious moment. Thank you so much for sharing it with us. Such a blessing to see a young man with a heart for God!
May 12, 2009 at 03:24 PM
Being Catholic, I think I was just 1 month old when I was baptized. There's a lot to be said for making the decision for yourself. Congratulations AJ !
Claire S. |
May 12, 2009 at 04:54 PM
I know how you feel, my nephew was baptized a few months ago.
May 12, 2009 at 05:45 PM
May 12, 2009 at 05:57 PM
How wonderful! Congratulations. AJ made a very wise choice.
May 13, 2009 at 05:39 AM
Thank you for sharing those pictures, they brought tears to my eyes. Give AJ a big ole kiss for me. God Bless!
May 13, 2009 at 11:36 AM
awww that is so precious! all three of my older ones are getting baptized this sunday! they do grow up fast but we can take confort in knowing that we are teaching them well. when they voluntarily want to get baptized, we must be doing something right!!
lisa (momy4him) |
May 13, 2009 at 05:03 PM
VERY PROUD DAY, AND WHAT AN AWESOME THING FOR HIM TO SAY. THEY GROW SO FAST AND COME INTO AN UNDERSTANDING BEYOND THEIR YEARS.
Virginia J |
May 13, 2009 at 11:17 PM
Beautiful! This is a very important and meaningful day in his life!
May 14, 2009 at 05:36 AM
Awww..how lovely! :)
May 15, 2009 at 09:41 AM
I love it!!!!! Look at handsome AJ, all grown up, getting baptized!
May 16, 2009 at 10:51 PM
YAY!!! I LOVE when kids make the "grown up" decision to get baptized! Although it's great when adults do it too...but when KIDS do it, it just goes to show that we're doing our job as parents and the kids are really listening and absorbing the TRUTH! What a blessing. Congrats to you too, mom!
Dawn Bibbs |
May 18, 2009 at 02:48 PM
Amen! God bless him.
May 21, 2009 at 03:48 PM
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