Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Happy 10th Birthday Isaac!


Ten years ago today my husband and I welcomed our very first child. We chose to name him Isaac Pierce. Isaac means laughter in the Bible and Pierce was after my father n law, whose middle name is also Pierce. Isaac lives up to his name. He is a joyous child. He has a tender heart - one that wants to please his Saviour as well as his family. At birth Isaac weighed a whopping 10lbs. 11oz.! He was 23" long. He was incredibly big, the biggest in that hospital that week. I will never forget the feeling that swept over me as I held my "big" bundle in my arms as they rolled me from the delivery room to the maternity floor. I stared into his sleepy eyes and was overcome with a feeling of unspeakable love and desire to nuture. I could not grasp that Isaac was left to my husband and I to care for. After years of being over confident and sure of myself, I all of a sudden felt totally inept and unsure of anything. I felt inadequate to care for this little person. Well, ten years later, I can attest to many mistakes - but I can also testify to the Lord's help. God has most assuredly led the way to raising this young man, and continues to do so. My prayer for Isaac is this: That he may never lose his joy - but that it may magnify and grow in serving Christ. I pray that Isaac always puts the Lord first in his decisions, his ambitions, and his actions. If this prayer is answered - then everything else will follow. . . joy, happiness, a loving wife, success, and contentment. God is good to provide everything we need in this life if we only follow after him.
Happy Birthday Isaac - My little bundle is growing fast into a young man!

11 comments:

Mrs. Pizo said...

Happy Birthday Big Guy!!!!

Sally Ann said...

Happy birthday Isaac!! TEN!! Wow! Your getting big!

Alice said...

10 years already?? I rememeber when our little boys were babies. Tell Isaac that we said Happy Birthday!
What a blessing to see a child grow up and want to please the Lord.

- Stephanie said...

Happy birthday, Isaac!!!!!! He truly is a joy. :)

Hazel Eye Beauty said...

Happy Bday Issac, we will see you on Friday!

Tom and April said...

Happy Birthday Issac!!! You are a joy to have around.

Jenny said...

Charrissa! Those photos are awesome!! You did a great job on those! You love them, right? I especially like the second one. Isaac is a great blessing. He is such a good boy and I appreciate his friendship with Josiah. Josiah just got some new long sleeve plaid shirts that he LOVES and he calls them "Isaac shirts", because Isaac has some. Happy Birthday!

Trevor said...

Happy Birthday to the now "Double digit midget!"

I am truly blessed said...

happy Birthday Isaac!!

~~Deby said...

WOW...where has the time gone...
HAppy Birthday to your Isaac....
Deby

Anonymous said...

Happy birthday Isaac! We are blessed to be a part of your life!! My boys will be there on Friday! :)

~Emily Houston