Saturday, February 23, 2008
That's Cliff's Aunt Gertrude; we attended a birthday party in her honor today. We were celebrating her 81st birthday.
Cliff enjoyed seeing sisters, a brother, aunts and an uncle, and many cousins. In the above picture, he's shaking hands with his Uncle Phineas.
There was food a-plenty.
See the guy talking to Cliff, the one holding the Styrofoam cup? That's Cliff's cousin Ricky, Aunt Gertrude's youngest. One of the funniest people I've had the opportunity of meeting.
The food was finally ready to eat, and Rick was asked to say the blessing before the meal.
He thanked the Lord that we were all able to gather together, thanked Him for his mom's continued health, and so forth. Then he said, "Lord, we praise You...."
And his brother's cell phone rang....
And without missing a beat, Rick said, ".... for Darryl's cell phone; and please bless this meal. Amen"
I have a feeling God was laughing right along with us. And trust me, we were laughing.