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Sunday, January 17, 2016

Our Worker Man

 Seems so many years ago and yet again only yesterday. It is cliché but true... time flies swiftly by. More than 3 decades ago our youngest son was born and he brought great joy to us ( as did his older sister and brother ! ). The picture above was one I snapped when he cut down a tree on the property we were preparing for our new home here on Cedar Pond. Our youngest son was always busy and constantly reminded us he wanted to be a " worker man". By that he meant exactly what he said, he intended to be a hard working man, and he is. On this particular day he kept asking his dad for work, he wanted to help out. Finally, with so much going on and little time to spare my husband gave our son a dull axe and showed him a tree he could chop down. I do not believe my husband expected Daniel to persevere in the work this would require, but about 2 hours later we heard his little boy voice yell "TIMBER ! " and indeed, he felled the tree.
 When he grew up and began working as a farrier ( horse-shoer) he met and married our beloved daughter-in-law Breezy. They had a  delightful cowboy wedding complete with their faithful dogs accompanying the wedding procession.
 13 years after they were married God gave them their miracle baby, a son.
 Happy son with his wife and son. And yes, our son is a "worker man" !
Happy birthday son, we love you soooooooooo much !
" Commit your works unto the Lord, and your plans will be established." Proverbs 16:3
" In all your ways acknowledge him ( God ) and He will make your paths straight." Proverbs 3:6

15 comments:

Theresa said...

Happy Birthday to your Worker Man! What a handsome SON he is and a beautiful family! Have a blessed day dear friend, HUGS!

Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

Happy birthday to your son, and a wonderful celebration. xoxo Su

Lori Wiebelhaus said...

What a wonderful tribute to your son... Lovely family. :) Lori

happywonderer.com said...

Wonderful post about your son! So you have a January boy, too. Both our sons have birthdays this month, the 16th and 19th! Happy birthday to your worker man.

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

What a nice tribute to your worker man son, hope he reads your blog Kathy. Best wishes to him from Ontario.

Henny Penny said...

Such a sweet story! Happy birthday to your handsome son!

FlowerLady Lorraine said...

Love this sweet story about your hardworking son.

Happy Birthday to him ~ FlowerLady

Mountain Mama said...

And now your handsome son has his own little worker man!! Happy birthday, worker man!!!

Connie said...

Happy birthday to your son! You have much to be proud of in him. :)

Beatrice Euphemie said...

Happy Birthday to your handsome son! He has a beautiful little family. Such a blessing. xx Karen

Stella Jones said...

Yes indeed, happy birthday. It is lovely to look back and remember isn't it! Lovely memories I'm sure Kathy.

Eggs In My Pocket said...

What a sweet wonderful birthday post! How wonderful to see your blessings unfold so sweetly!

Karen said...

What blessings: your son, daughter in law, and grandson! I know you are so proud of them. Happy Birthday to your son!

Pondside said...

A Worker Man, indeed. What a lovely post, Kathy. Your love for your son.....and his love for his family just jump from the screen. Happy Birthday to him!

Lorrie said...

This is such a sweet post, full of the love of family and of God's care for you all. Your son is a handsome Worker man with a beautiful family.