Sunday, December 19, 2010

Preschool Christmas Show - Another First for us

Friday night was a proud moment for this momma....as you may know, the Preschool scene has been among the many "new" things that this past year has been wrapped in for us. In early October, Faith began attending a local Christian preschool 3 days a week. She is the first one in our Davis clan to attend Preschool.....call it cancer, call it a girl, call it "this momma needed a little break...." I'm calling it divine intervention.  The experience has been nothing but spectacular for all of us.

Her teachers are an extension of God's heart to these precious and tender souls. The preschool director has blessed our family in more ways than I can express. And my little Faithy girl grins from ear to ear each preschool day. No separation anxiety in her little personality. No "bad" habits/attitudes coming home from preschool. Nothing but pure excitement and smiles...as she soaks up God's Word, learns her days of the week and ABC's, gets to be crafty (of which I'm not!), plays, and sings to her heart's content.

Friday night, we attended her Preschool Christmas Program. It was both divine and filled with the melodious voices of preschoolers pouring out their hearts in song to Jesus. It was the "first" Christmas program I've attended and there was much anticipation. Not just because Faith stood among her classmates singing and sharing the story of Christ's birth, but because she had been asked to sing a duet with another preschooler that evening. 

My Faithy girl doesn't really have a shy bone in her body. At times, she is a bit bold. We are working on the "quick to listen and slow to speak" verse....as sometimes she can be a bit too forthright with adults and her mind comes pouring out through her mouth. This I think she might get from me. The joys of parenting as we see in our children what really first lies within us....and God uses our children to train our hearts as we are training theirs. :)

I digress.

Anyway, after weeks of practicing the song at home, Friday night was showtime. And she stood before that microphone and sang to Jesus and each one of us. My heart was full and tears stung my eyes. The evening was a gift in so many ways.

After the performance, as people came up to her and bid her well wishes and congratulations....some asked if she was nervous, to which she replied, "Nervous? Not at all." Again....she speaks her mind freely.

May you enjoy her singing "Let There Be Peace on Earth." And as Jesus is peace, may we share Him freely, lovingly and boldly this Christmas season and may we live each moment to its fullest!

(don't forget to pause the song playlist at the bottom of my blog before listening. 
Faith is on the left in the white and black polka dots.)






Much love and peace to each of you,
Stacy

19 comments:

Susie Grove said...

And a star is born! She did beautifully! There is no better gift at anytime of the year than the the accomplishments of our children!

adrianne said...

LOVE IT! So adorable!!!!

Mom to 9 Blessings! said...

WAY TOO CUTE!!!!

She is precious in His sight and all of ours :-)

Give her a big high 5 from all of us! Great job Faith!

Love to you all!
Jill

Debbie said...

How adorable was that?? She is just precious, and quite the little singing voice too. I just LOVE the little pre-school performances...Have a wonderful and blessed Christmas Stacy! HUGS

Linda said...

Wonderful! Sinmply precious!
Thank you for dropping by my blog today and I look forward to visting you often here and please drop by and visit me again too.
Have a wonderful day!
Blessings and hugs.

Melissa said...

That is so cute!!! Faith shines so bright for Jesus!

babyrndeb said...

so so sweet!!

Sara said...

She is absolutely precious. What a gift their songs of faith are to us mamas:) Praying for you Stacy! Praying this Christmas is extra special as you cherish the love of your family and the baby born to save us:)
Sara

Janette@Janette's Sage said...

Oh I totally relate. Our four year old, out of all six, is the first to every leave our home for a outside pre-school program. It has been such a blessing!!! They worked with him through his 11 years of his broken leg...and he loves it!
He had his Christmas program...not as big as your daughters. He stood there just watching for each of his siblings to arrive...adult siblings...and waved...priceless.

I am so glad God provided this for your family and you all get to experience it. His ways are truly higher than ours!! He is a good God and knows when we need to do something different.

How totally precious!!!!

He & Me + 3 said...

she did so good! What a sweet sweet voice! Oh how I love to watch the kids perform. School programs are the best and she is precious!
What a proud mom moment.
Love,
Mimi

A multi-dimensional life said...

What a doll she is! And what a gift this experience was for you!
I'm so glad you had this precious time!

May Christmas be an absolute joy for you and your family!

Thanks so much for your gracious comments on my blog today!

elaine @ peace for the journey said...

Peace, indeed, beginning with the witness of a child. Mercy, that will preach! Blessings to you this week as you move toward Christmas and beyond. And just in case you've forgotten, your beyond is going to be really, really good!

peace~elaine

Allyson said...

priceless & completely adorable :)

Anna said...

Hi Mrs. Davis. This is Anna Madagan. I don't know if you know me or not. I love to play with Jed and Faith. Love to have you over sometimes. You are in our prayers,

--Anna

Diana said...

What a precious little one!!! Great job.......
Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

Lynnette Kraft said...

Stacy,
That was just precious. Made my heart smile and rejoice too. God's speaks so clearly through little people.

Hope you're doing well. So sorry for the trial you are enduring with this cancer. I just prayed for you.
Love,
Lynnette

Sarah said...

Rejoicing in the goodness given to you this season even in the midst of a trial.

Have a joy filled, love overflow Christmas and sing with me Happy Birthday Jesus!

Sarah

Darlene said...

what a treasure! Oh she looks so beautiful!

My boys both went/go to preschool for a few days of sanity!!! plus, I am NOT crafty... crazy for an art girl, but maybe it is because I have boys and it is like pulling teeth! haha.

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