Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Too Adorable for Words

Of course, every time you take your kids to get their pictures, you have a set $$ amount of how much you are going spend when you go and pick them up. And, of course, everytime you go to pick them up, they turned out even cuter than you expected and your $$ amount just doubled.
That's what happened to us today, as I went to pick up the kids' pictures. How could I not get them all? Posted by Picasa

A Sample

Here's a sample of how good they all were!!! Posted by Picasa

Thursday, November 03, 2005

Smart People

My cousin sent this in an email...thought it was interesting...

Olny srmat poelpe can.

Cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Amzanig huh? yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt!

Nwo you hvae a ncie day

Tuesday, November 01, 2005


Isn't it amazing when God actually confirms things you have been thinking? I mean...when you really have pondered over something, and it keeps being brought up to you over and over...until you finally say, "OK, God...I get it."

Ever since I went to the Joyce Meyer conference in St. Louis, I have been "hit" with the word FREEDOM. What does it mean? Do I have it? Does my husband have it? Do I allow my husband to have it? Does our church have it?

Pastor's Blog today hit it a new way. Freedom from what? Past hurts...addictions...self name it. So, I posted an excerpt from what I heard at the conference (and Shawn has preached on it before, also)...about how when the children of Israel were in captivity to Egypt...they were "delivered" from captivity, and brought into the wilderness. While they were there - were they free? No. But, God took care of them. He gave them everything that they NEEDED. Not wanted, but NEEDED. They had all the manna they could eat. Their clothes and shoes didn't wear out. But they were not freed yet. They hadn't made it to the Promised Land....and they were in this deliverence place for 40 years. How did they get out? How did they find their freedom? THEY HAD TO FIGHT FOR IT. It wasn't given to them. They had to step out of their "baby chirstian-feed me" place of being into a mighty warrior stance.

I am SO AMAZED. God wants us to take a STAND. To step out and take back what was stolen from us by our enemy.

So, I started reading a book today (during my 1/2 hour of piece in the bathtub during naptimes) by my favorite author Francine Rivers. (If you've never read any of her books - come to me, I've got MANY and I've not been dissapointed yet) Anyway, it's a historical fiction on Aaron. I had no idea what the book was about when I picked it up to read. But once again, God is showing me - get a grip - let loose - step OUT....

Our Family

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I am an avid "Picture Taker".... Ever since I was old enough to own a camera, I have taken tons and tons of pictures. Thank you, mom & dad, for all the years you paid for developing all those! What awesome memories!!! Sometimes I look at those pictures when I was 8-18, and I go back into another time. Remembering words, events, laughs, sorrows, that have somehow slipped my mind - until triggered by a picture.

Now that I'm a mother of 4 - I still am taking tons and tons of pictures. I'm not as good about getting them all into photoalbums, and although I love scrapbooking, I still don't seem to have one book finished for any of my kids. But - I still have the dream that ONE DAY I will be able to give them a book of their life.

Monday, October 31, 2005

Hello to All

Well - we finally did it...we are oficial Bloggers...

Thought this would be a good way to keep family/friends updated on the "latest & greatest" coming from the Karns' household... as well as send the latest pics. to you...

Well, we'll give it a try anyway.

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