S: Luke Anthony - Year 3
BC: The Lord is my strength and shield. I trust him with all my heart. He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy. I burst out in songs of thanksgiving. Psalm 28:6-8
FC: God will call you to be a mender, not only physically but of spiritual healing. The relationship that you will have with your heavenly Father will be shown in all that you do. Mercy and Justice will be seen as you care for others and tell others of Jesus. You will never cease to have a song in your heart of God's faithfulness and goodness. | LUKE ANTHONY
1: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. CathyAllen | Luke Anthony - our joy and our delight Pooh-bear you fill our home and our hearts with a never-ending flow of laughter and whimsy. It has become increasingly apparent how much you enjoy being with your family and you always find Mommy, Daddy or Seth after just a short time of being on your own. We love your imagination and how you often wake up as Peter Pan, Cap'n Hook, Buzz Lightyear or even lately 'Lighting Luke' the Superhero. The birth of Eli brought an even greater opportunity for your love and gentleness to shine. You could spend all day with him...although you do wish he would jump up and play with you soon. You never have a bad day, regardless of the day we have around you. One of my favorite pictures is your face when you get excited and say 'you KNOW what!?' God has most definitely put a spirit of worship in you as you often bless our family with songs of thankfulness and God's love for you and others.
2: Happy 3rd Birthday - You were so excited about having an alligator and animal party. You loved all the safari stuff & had a chance to play with friends from LifeGroup and church. You really enjoyed all your dress-up costumes.
3: Chef Luke hat from Aunt Tammy Parkhurst | Miles and Bonnie got you racing cars | Annual picture with your favorite aunts
4: The Polar Express | MomMom took you to ride the Branson Polar Express train. Santa Claus got on and even gave you a jingle bell just like in the book. You really loved the all-you-can-eat cookies and hot chocolate while wearing your jammies.
5: Branson Vacation - November 2010 You were thrilled to ride the frogs at SDC and take a carriage ride pulled by a horse. Poppy got you silly string and you are really becoming a ham when taking a picture or going on camera. We love hearing you squeal with joy when you are excited.
6: We made gingerbread houses, got big boy beds, spent time with family and Daddy even got you a special Nerf dart shooter. | Christmas Time
7: Joy to the world, the Lord is come
8: Lions, Monkeys & Giraffes, Oh My! Family Day at the Zoo.
9: FAMILY FUN
11: SNOW DAYS - 2011 We had several big snow days and got to spend lots of time playing with Nana, building snowmen and eating snow ice cream.
12: February | I'm Captain Hook, you love to imagine | pizza night | coloring house | always building
13: fiesta family night | homemade donuts, yummy yum | making Valentines gifts
14: Fun Facts: | you name everything 'allie', you love to wear your shoes on the wrong feet, you sing the best Jesus songs, you love gymnastics, quiet time reading books is fun for you, you never have a bad day, Seth calls you 'loot', we love 'friend finger' that lives in the closet, like vegetables and all things spicy 'i need some spicy 'fings', your answer to most everything is 'what you say?', Poppy is your BFF, you still love snuggles in our lap sometimes, you could watch 'despicable me' or a movie everyday, you love the Disney channel, you always want to swing higher on your fort swing, you got your first scar on your knee, ravioli/burritos/oatmeal are your favorite foods, you can climb your truck, you potty alone, you're compassionate, you love church & Jesus
15: X marks the spot to have a fun family night | The Shriners Circus Luke enjoyed seeing the lights, shows, dogs and monkeys at his first circus experience. | Family Fun with Pirate Night
17: Becoming Big Brothers
18: MAY | You went from a brother to a big brother in May. We are so thankful for you, Luke, and what a wonderful brother you are! You still LOVE family nights and made up being a 'snow-man' in the toy buckets. I enjoy reading you books and mostly getting to snuggle and still get Lukey bear kisses. I remember the excitement on your face when you met Elijah. You are full of joy.
20: JUNE | During June, we swam, played super-hero, climbed on your new fort at MomMom & Poppy's and went to K'Kauai Family Kamp! You learned to 'protect our hut' and that God has called you to serve and protect our family.
21: Luke, your imagination is unbelievable! We are constantly amazed at how you can make a story, creature, food, etc out of anything. You love to swim now and we call you our fishy. Our family is extremely blessed by you. May you always put God first and continue to love Him.
23: BUZZ LIGHTYEAR | Buzz Lightyear to the Rescue To Infinity and Beyond Calling Star Command | This is Buzz Lightyear...Come in Star Command To Infinity | and Beyond Buzz Lightyear to the Rescue You've Got a Friend in me | You have been Buzz Lightyear for a few months now. We laugh so hard when you make your wings pop out and you were even more thrilled to get a 'freezer-ray' gun.
24: BRANSON - Summer 2011 | You love family vacations! Mostly because you get to spend lots of time with Poppy and you get spoiled by your sweet aunts. This time was Eli's first trip with you. You are a great big brother and love helping us. This trip you enjoyed the swimming pool most..
25: You enjoy nights with Nana because she always reads you books and does fun activities.
26: August We spend many days pretending and building. Luke, your love of life never ceases to amaze me. You are super creative and I find lots of your 'handiwork' around the house and on your body! You love to be by Seth and almost always end up near him whether in play or in sleep.
27: First Day of School (HHBC preschool) You get to go to school from 9:15 to 11:45 and have activities like music, play and group time. We are so excited to see your joy spread to your classmates. We are proud of you.