Em and I walked around, she with a box on her head, looking at the gingerbread creations that donors gave for silent auction to raise funds for the hospital.
This gingerbread house is on our kitchen counter but the rest are at the hospital for auction. For those locals, yes, that is Pearl St. Mall up in Boulder and those are the Flatirons in the background. The reason I had to
post these pictures is Emily said the sweetest thing the other day in the car and I had to share it with the world…We were driving home from running some errands and Em, out of the blue, said, “I love chocolate!” I said, “I wonder if Jesus liked chocolate?” Then I said, “You know what? I bet Jesus has never had any chocolate because it’s from South America and He lived in the Middle East.” Jason said, “For that matter, I wonder if he’s ever had coffee?” Em said, “I know! We can take Jesus some chocolate and coffee when we go to heaven.” I said, “I know He’ll enjoy it! Let’s definitely do it!”
It’s these moments that are the sweet in the midst of the bitter. Noah had his coffee this morning (he sniffs coffee grounds), maybe we’ll try some chocolate tomorrow…