Day 5: Today, I am giving thanks for my friend Stephanie.
Growing up, I prayed every day that God would bless me with a sister. What I didn’t understand was that He was waiting until I was ready for one.
A couple of years ago, I started to get to know a sweet lady from church, and our friendship quickly developed into a sisterhood. We can tell each other anything, and she has always been there for me. My kids refer to her as “Aunt Stephy” and we have pretty much adopted her into our family. (So, if you ever see a family picture with a beautiful raven-haired lady in it, you will understand why.)
Steph helps me SO much more than I can ever express. In fact, she and her family have taken such good care of us this past year. They brought over their spare refrigerator when ours broke down. Rob (her husband) and Steph entertain Gage during church when they are the only two he wants anything to do with. Steph even helped us find our house, when we were frantically searching for a way to get out of our too-little cabin. We would truly be lost without the Frank family, and we are so blessed that God has brought them into our lives.
We love you, Aunt Stephy… and your whole family. You are all so special to us.
What are you thankful for today?
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