28 January 2010


So after my post last night I had not one, but two meetings to rush off to. Needless to say, I'm pretty wiped out this morning.

As I was driving home I had yet another conversation with God. We do a lot of talking while I'm driving the car. 

Since my state my mind was pretty pitiful I asked Him to give me a sign, any sign, that I was going to be a mother. The last time I asked I saw a beautiful rainbow on my way home from yoga class. 

Do you know what I saw this morning?


Beautiful, billowy snow.

Since I am a winter baby that was born during a blizzard, I love snow. Actually, I love winter and all that comes with it (I don't ever have to shovel, so of course I don't mind it!). 

When Mr. JB opened the front door to get the newspaper he called out to me, "You got your present!"

I was a bit confused since he had already given me my birthday gift (a couple more charms for my P.andora bracelet, one of which is a snowman). So I called down to ask him what he meant.
When I looked outside I saw it all falling. 

We have had an abnormally mild winter, as far as snow goes. We had a bit in December, but it's been so mild that it almost looks like spring.

I started to laugh and I told Mr. JB about my lament in the car. 

It snowed almost all the way to work and as soon as I arrived in my school's driveway it stopped and now it is beautifully sunny outside.

So I think that the big guy gave me quite a sign! It's all going to be okay. 

There you go 35, I'm coming to get you and I'm not going to let you scare me anymore! 

p.s. Can you please say a little prayer for my mother-in-law? Today is her 20th death anniversary and it's been a particularly difficult milestone for Mr. JB. 


  1. Happy Birthday! It sounds like your faith brings you such great comfort, and it is so nice to hear.

  2. Happy Birthday! Very cool about the snow. I'll be praying for Mr. JB and his mother's soul.

  3. Happy Birthday! May all your dreams come true this year.

  4. Happy birthday! I'm glad you received the gift of reassurance and peace today. Beautiful gifts!

  5. What a great gift!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!


  6. Happy Bday, sweetie!! What a sign, indeed! :) I love it!

  7. Happy Birthday! And what a great sign!

  8. Happy Birthday!! Love the sign you got!! And praying for your husband.

  9. Happy Birthday JB! I absolutely love your gift- snow is the best! :) Enjoy!

  10. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! the snow was lovely wasn't it???
    Its funny, I didn't know you had prayed for a sign but I was looking at the snow from a big huge window and I was thinking about how pretty it was!!!

  11. Love the snow-gift. Surely heaven sent.

    So sorry for Mr. JB. I know these anniversaries are hard. Just said my prayers for him and MIL.

  12. Happy birthday! And what a beautiful sign!

    Sending warm wishes and comfort to you and to Mr. JB on this difficult day.

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