Thursday, February 25, 2010

Show Us Your Life-Collections



This is a new meme I recently joined and I’m having so much fun with.  Kelly’s Korner is a blog I’ve really enjoy visiting.  If you haven’t been there yet, you must stop by and visit!

The theme for this week is “Show us your collection”. 

When I was engaged to my husband my mother brought me this adorable “Precious Moment” figurine.  Way back then they were called “Johnathan & David”. 



What drew me to these figurines was not only they were cute, but I loved the message that was written underneath each one.

It seemed like had one for every occasion in your life, the happiest times and even during your struggles.

It’s been over 33 years since I began my collection and behind each one is a very special story.  Here are a few of my favorites.



My mom brought this one to me when she visited me in the hospital after the birth of my firstborn son, Jason.  It says, “The hands that rock the future”.  I’ll cherish this forever.


IMG_4465A dear friend gave this one to me after I helped her through a very difficult time in her life.  It says  “You are always there for me”.


IMG_4463My daughter-in-love gave this one to me for my birthday.  I was so touched that she picked this one out for me.  It says, “Charity begins in the heart”.


I could post so many more, but I think you can see why these figurines are so very dear to my heart.  Its more than a collection to me, its a lifetime of precious memories.


Please join us today over at Kelly’s Korner.


kelly at keeping up with kelly said...

I love Precious Moments

Anonymous said...

I have some Precious Moments myself...most given to me by friends...oh they're special.
Continuing to pray in Seattle!
Psalms 27:7-9 Hear, O LORD, when I cry with my voice: have mercy also upon me, and answer me. When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek. Hide not thy face far from me; put not thy servant away in anger: thou hast been my help; leave me not, neither forsake me, O God of my salvation.
Prayer Bears
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Barbie said...

I love Precious Moments. I always wished I could collect these. I suppose I could start, huh? What awesome memories and stories you will cherish with these for a lifetime.

ozjane said...

I would love to know the name and source of these figurines.
I have been looking at the Willow ones and thinking of getting some but these are also lovely.

Summer said...

How I looove precious moments! You have quite a pretty collection! Glad you decided to join in on the fun.....

Happy Friday
Summer :0)

Tina said...

I collect Precious Moments, too. I love them. I live in MO and visited the Precious Moments Chapel in Carthage, Missouri. It is WONDERFUL. If you are ever in the area, you should definitely stop there. You would LOVE it.

Emily said...

I love Precious Moments.. I use to collect tree ornaments and others from AVON each time I seen them.. haven't in a long time.

Lesli said...

I have always loved PM as well...what a nice collection you have! I have enjoyed looking over Your blog, it is so adorable and so are your grandchildren...they are just beautiful!! Have a great weekend! I am having a giveaway this weekend that they I think they would enjoy :) Feel free to hop over and check it out!

Mallory said...

What a neat collection! We have a ton of those too, my mom used to collect them! :) Thanks for stopping by my Kennedy blog...have a great weekend!

Jennifer said...

That's a neat collection...I love Precious Moments! They are so sweet!

Claire said...

What sweet figurines! I love that they all tell a story!


Amanda Negley said...

Wow! Those are so pretty!

I forgot to mention in my post that my ex-step-father broke almost all of my precious moments and birthday girls...

Marilyn in Mississippi said...

Susan, thank you so much for sharing some of your collection with us and especially for letting us know the "saying" that went with each figurine! Beautiful. Mississippi

Embellished Bayou said...

That's so sweet that they all have such a special meaning to you and that you can remember them all.

Anonymous said...

Psalms 27:13-14: I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.
Prayer Bears
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luvmy4sons said...

I used to buy these for my girlfriend who used to collect them. Precious is a good name for them!

Amydeanne said...

sweet! i love precious moments and always wanted to collect them too! :) I used to cross stitch them a lot!

Anonymous said...

Know that you're always in my thoughts and prayers!
Psalms 28:6-7 Blessed be the LORD, because he hath heard the voice of my supplications. The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him.
Prayer Bears
My email address

Melanie said...

I remember when so many couples topped their wedding cake with a "precious moments" topper.

Anonymous said...

Lifting up prayers!
Psalms 28:8-9 The LORD is their strength, and he is the saving strength of his anointed. Save thy people, and bless thine inheritance: feed them also, and lift them up for ever.
Prayer Bears
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