Sunday, May 27, 2007

Happy Birthday MEO!

Me, Mary Ellen, and Mama, on Mothers day this year.
Today is my big sister , Mary Ellen's, birthday. I'm not sure how old she is, just a little older than I am, and I really don't want to think about her age cause that'd remind me of MY age... I called my mother and wished her a happy BIRTHING day. I'm sure she will never forget, since she was about 1 month overdue with Meo and she weighed something like 9 lbs and 8 oz's or something like that, when she was born.
Anyhow, the reason for my post is to tell her what a blessing she is to me. I'm so glad she moved to East Texas. I love her and thank God for her!


Carol said...

That's a great picture of the three of you. You all look so pretty!



Lodykajajo said...

Thank you both! In the category of SISTERS, I am blessed beyond what I could ever think or expect.
With lots of love, MEO

"Phl 1:2 Grace [be] unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and [from] the Lord Jesus Christ.
Phl 1:3 I thank my God upon every remembrance of you,
Phl 1:4 Always in every prayer of mine for you all making request with joy,
Phl 1:5 For your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now;
Phl 1:6 Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform [it] until the day of Jesus Christ:
Phl 1:7 Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are partakers of my grace.
Phl 1:8 For God is my record, how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.
Phl 1:9 And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and [in] all judgment;
Phl 1:10 That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ;
Phl 1:11 Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.
Phl 1:12 But I would ye should understand, brethren, that the things [which happened] unto me have fallen out rather unto the furtherance of the gospel;
Phl 1:13 So that my bonds in Christ are manifest in all the palace, and in all other [places];
Phl 1:14 And many of the brethren in the Lord, waxing confident by my bonds, are much more bold to speak the word without fear.
Phl 1:15 Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will:
Phl 1:16 The one preach Christ of contention, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my bonds:
Phl 1:17 But the other of love, knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel.
Phl 1:18 What then? notwithstanding, every way, whether in pretence, or in truth, Christ is preached; and I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice.
Phl 1:19 For I know that this shall turn to my salvation through your prayer, and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,
Phl 1:20 According to my earnest expectation and [my] hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but [that] with all boldness, as always, [so] now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether [it be] by life, or by death.
Phl 1:21 For to me to live [is] Christ, and to die [is] gain.
Phl 1:22 But if I live in the flesh, this [is] the fruit of my labour: yet what I shall choose I wot not.
Phl 1:23 For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better:
Phl 1:24 Nevertheless to abide in the flesh [is] more needful for you.
Phl 1:25 And having this confidence, I know that I shall abide and continue with you all for your furtherance and joy of faith;
Phl 1:26 That your rejoicing may be more abundant in Jesus Christ for me by my coming to you again.
Phl 1:27 Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
Phl 1:28 And in nothing terrified by your adversaries: which is to them an evident token of perdition, but to you of salvation, and that of God.
Phl 1:29 For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake;
Phl 1:30 Having the same conflict which ye saw in me, and now hear [to be] in me."