Wednesday, August 5, 2009

You Capture - Me


This is me. Just me.
These are the things that make me who I am.

I grew up in Africa.
I miss the simplicity of Africa.

I've known my husband since I was in third grade.
We met at missionary boarding school.
I love my husband more than anything in the world.
He is my best friend.

I love God.
I try to be more like Him everyday.
Sometimes Many times I fail miserably.
He loves me anyway.

I am adopted.
My parents used to tell me they were lucky because they got to choose me.
If I could have chosen my children, I would not have done it as perfectly
as God did in placing them in my life.
I love my kids more than anything in the world.
They delight me,
frustrate me,
love me,
get frustrated with me.
They tug at my heartstrings.

I don't care about jewelry.
I don't like to shop.
I own just a few pairs of shoes.

I always take on more than I have time for.

I love to scrapbook, but I am hopelessly behind.

I love homeschooling my children.
I am addicted to curriculum.

I love books.
And writing.
And chocolate.

That is me. Just me.
Those are the things that make me who I am.


Arby said...

There's an amazing resemblance in that first photo...


CrossView said...

Which all makes up a wonderful you! I know this and I'm very picky about these things!

Kathleen said...

You're so sweet, Crossview!

dclouser said...

This is great and a perfect description of a wonderful person! Love the photos, especially the one of you and Mark.

Bacardi Mama said...

Great captures with a great story.

LaShawn said...

Love the story your pictures tell.

I homeschool too! My husband hides curriculum catalogs from me :)

Yelena R. said...

What a great post! You are beautiful and thank you for sharing all the things that make :)

Tiaras said...

and you are gorgeous!

Stacie's Madness said...

beautiful post...great pictures...

loved seeing YOU...and those you love!

Anonymous said...

This was wonderful!

keli.h said...

That was fun!! I loved seeing your life through your eyes - with you included in it. :)

Shell @ Disappearing Mist said...

Amazing post! I love seeing your personality coming through! Thanks for sharing :)

Anonymous said...

This is such an amazing post. Very nicely done!

Heather D said...

Thanks for letting us into your world!
You're stunning (your family too!).

Jade said...

Great posts and great words. Your kids are gorgeous too!

Saj said...

Beautiful! What great shots of you and the kids!

Courtney said...

You have been taking such great pictures, Kathleen! I love the one of you and hubby.

Jessi said...

Loved this, thanks for telling us all about you :)

Christy M. said...

You and your family are beautiful and so special! Great, great captures and a wonderful story!

Anonymous said...

I love how you encompassed all the different parts of your and your life. You and your family are gorgeous!

DALewis said...

What a great way to get to know YOU! I loved this post. You are a beautiful lady with a beautiful family. :)

tsinclair said...

What a beautiful you and your family...our pastor just had a message about how what we have been through is what made us who we are today.