Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Oh Happy Day

April was such a crazy month with Kelsea and Karlea coming in town and 2 birthdays and whatever else... I never posted about Isabel's baptism or Tristan's priesthood ordination. I'm so lame!! (Now, I know a lot of my loyal readers are not LDS, so if you have questions about what the heck I'm talking about please visit this site. It answers questions better than I could. I just tend to confuse people! :)
Anyway... Izzy turned 8 on April 9. In our church we believe baptism is not necessary unti the age of accountability- 8. My parents were able to come up from Texas anytime after tax season (Dad's a CPA.) So, April 21 Isabel was baptized by Sei and confirmed a member of The Church by her granddad (my dad.) She looked so cute and happy! She's awesome! And I am so proud of her! (FYI- I'm not drunk in the picture of Izzy and me. I had been crying... story below.)


We were lucky enough to plan another special event the same day and time. Immediately following Isabel's baptism, Tristan, our newly 12 year old son, received the Aaronic Priesthood and was ordained to the office of a deacon. The next day he was able to pass the sacrament at church. It was just so neat and made me so proud!! I was crying because while Seiuli was ordaining Tristan, Taj was screaming because he wanted "to be baptized!!!" So I was out in the hall with him. I told Sei before the baptism that I knew Taj would throw a fit because he thought he was getting baptized too! :( Anyway- it was a great day and I was happy to see so much family there.

15 comments:

Katie said...

I'm so sorry you had to miss Tristan being ordained. That's awful. Congrats to him and Izzy!

utmommy said...

What a great day!

utmommy said...

I was Sr. Class Pres. and that's why I spoke at graduation.

Chrissy said...

Congratulations!
What a beautiful family you have!

Abbie said...

So much family! What fun.

Tyler and Ruth said...

you have such a CUTE family. congrats! (on the baptism, etc., not just on having a cute family)

Toni said...

How awesome! Tristan is super handsome in his picture! I also love the family shot! You have been VERY busy!

Mel said...

What a fun day!

I'm sorry you had to miss the ordination.

Suzanne said...

What a special day for your family! That's nice that you were able to do both events on the same day!

I understand about having to take kids out into the hallway. "J" has been hollering a ton in Sacrament meeting and it's driving me crazy!

Anyway, fun pictures! :)

No Cool Story said...

What a super happy day!!
Izzy looks beautiful...you all do.
Tristan is a very handsome YM.
I love the last picture: family rocks!

Kayelyn said...

That is awesome that your family came and was able to witness and be part of both events. I love having tons of family around!

s--max said...

That's awesome! Congratulations Isabel & Tristan!

Amanda said...

What a special day!!! Congrats to Izzy and to Tristan. They will always remember having their special days together. Sorry about Taj. It is hard with the little ones.

ps. Thanks for the tag. I've been very busy the last couple of days. Hopefully tomorrow I can get to it. I am excited!

Liam's Mom - Gina said...

They are such beautiful kiddos! Congratulations to both of them... and to you and Sei for being great parents!

.. Dallas Meow >^^ said...

awesome indeed