Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.

Blessed are the pure in spirit, for they shall see God.

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake.

Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Matthew 5:3-12

Oh Lord,

Teach me to seek You and reveal yourself to me when I seek You.

For I cannot seek You unless You first teach me, nor find You unless You first reveal yourself to me.

Let me seek You in longing, and long for You in seeking.

Let me find You in love, and love You in finding.

~Saint Ambrose of Milan

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Name: Erin Yonke

Location: Aurora, IL

Info: I'm happily married to my husband and champion pro-life activist, Matt. I stay home with my three small boys; Ambrose (11/06), Peter (3/08), and Joseph (9/10).

Thursday, March 22, 2007

hooray!

Smiles By Wire sent me the email with the proofs of Ambrose's portraits....hooray!

This is the picture I chose for the package...I liked it better at the studio...but oh well, it's still the one with the most genuine smile.



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I'm such a sucker...I'll probably just have to buy that last one in black and white.

Comments on "hooray!"

 

Blogger DeeDee said ... (March 23, 2007 6:54 AM) : 

Oooh those are so gorgeous! :-) I agree the first one is the best. What's the deal with the blond hair? Last time I saw him he had a headful of black!

 

Blogger erin said ... (March 23, 2007 8:29 AM) : 

lol. It's really not much lighter, just a whole lot thinner! ;-)

 

Blogger erin said ... (March 23, 2007 8:35 AM) : 

and thanks!

 

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