EASTER SUNDAY

Roo woke at four-thirty this morning. It's this new thing he's trying out with us. Kesh did her best to get him to go back down. Around ten past five, we swapped roles. Kesh lay herself in our bed and I sat on the floorboards next to our boy, patting him back to sleep. He sings whenever I pat him. It's so he can hear the different sounds he makes with each pat I give him. Gradually, the singing went away and Roo breathed more slowly and heavily. I left his room, calculating each step in an attempt to make as little noise as possible.

I woke with Kesh a couple of hours later. She fed Roo in bed, and together, we prepared for church. We sang in the choir. Kesh at alto and me with the basses. And while I sat in class with Roo, Kesh taught the little ones in a choir of their own.

Our Easter has been quiet, and I'm so thankful for that. More than that, I'm thankful for Easter and who it's about.

Yesterday, for no real reason at all, we drove out to Cataract Dam. It's super important for me to explore. I don't know why but from the time I got my licence, I have constantly driven down roads I've never been before - for no real purpose other than to see where it goes.

I'm not sure what this says about my personality but I'm so happy that Kesh and Roo are explorers. Even if Kesh was too scared to walk the whole way across, or stand anywhere near the edge. Thing is, she's always next to me. She wants to see where the road goes, too.



19 comments:

  1. ah, i can see why she wanted to stand in the middle! this is a gorgeous view, though, and a gorgeous point of view. you tell stories in a way that enchants the reader, it's so beautiful. i literally cannot stop.

    happy resurrection sunday. :)

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  2. oh wow, this is beautiful. Love your posts + sweet little family!

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  3. beautiful. happy easter to you three. :)

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  4. I love to drive down unknown roads for the same reason. Glad to know I'm not the only one.

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  5. I am so excited to hear you celebrate the real Resurrection Sunday! I have loved finding your blog and just love looking at life through your lens. Enjoy your family sunday celebrating easter....beautiful!

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  6. Ahhhh... The early morning starts... My six year old still loves to wake early! Happy Easter coulson family!

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  7. love this. :) happy easter, coulsons! :)

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  8. So much love here. Beautiful. Happy Easter guys xx

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  9. THAT IS A BEAUTIFUL 'LOVE STORY' POST THAT HAS BROUGHT TEARS TO MY EYES! HAPPY EASTER XXXX

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  10. I am glad you have each other.
    May you never cease exploring the roads.
    Jesus is alive. For this I am so thankful.

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  11. It looks like an amazing place! Happy Easter you guys xx

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  12. a quiet Easter sounds lovely, especially with all the travelling and moving around you have been doing. Beautiful pictures, isn't it wonderful to be a family! My son Wilf is just over a year and seeing these holidays through his eyes has made me love them even more
    Fritha x

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  13. the best way to spend easter sunday.

    xo

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  14. I have a major fascination with dams. Particularly love dam walls you can walk out onto. Such incredible feats of engineering. This one is particularly beautiful. The old stone is so much more majestic than hunks of concrete.

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  15. awesome. love the symmetry :)

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