Today is our baby girl's 21st birthday!
In celebration of our Beth, let me share 21 things about her:
1. She loves the Lord
2. She spends time with Him every day of her life
|With her brothers and sister-in-law on Canadian Thanksgiving|
3. She has always had a sweet spirit - we went through her teen years like a breeze
4. She is her Dad's girl in every way - looks like him, acts like him, treats him like a king
5. She is tall - 6' 1"
6. She adores babies - always has
7. She makes the most delicious baked goods - cookies and brownies especially - and is always glad to make something for anyone who asks
|Helping out with the bus ministry last summer|
8. She also makes jewelry and does a very good job of it
9. She is level-headed and sensible (not so much like her mom there)
10. She is quiet
|Helping with VBS last summer|
11. She likes to shop if she has money and knows what she's looking for
12. She likes to clean (also not so much like her mom)
|With her Grandpa Hutchens at Andrew's graduation last May|
13. She sings well and enjoys being in various singing groups
14. She is in her junior year of college, majoring in Secondary Education
15. She believes the Lord is calling her into mission work
|With her brother Sam at his wedding last January|
16. She wants to teach on the mission field for a year or two after she finishes college
17. She works hard, studies hard, and sleeps hard (!)
18. She is in a college tour group that will be promoting the college this summer
19. She is a dorm supervisor this year
|With her assistant dorm supe|
20. She loves "her girls" in her dorm - she loves to find ways to minister to them in the midst of her duties
21. She is a beautiful woman whom I admire and respect.
She has become my friend as well as my child
|On a hike last summer|
Happy Birthday, Beth!!!!
Enjoy your day with Dad!
We both love you far more than words could ever say, and we look forward to the future and all that God has for you!
Wes was able to run down for a couple of days and be with Beth for her birthday.
Also . . .
We are now officially the parents of adults.
How did that happen?