Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Getting back to basics: Love, Family, Spirituality

Hi Bloggy Friends ...

I started employee orientation at my new job today ... I'm certain it will be a wonderful and rewarding opportunity, working with medically-fragile children and their families.

Sometimes in this world, we lose sight of what's truly important: love, faith, spirituality, family.  To be able to re-center in such a way at this stage in my life is a true blessing.

That said, I still don't have cards to share, but instead bring you these two bits of family:

The latest picture of Charlotte, taken today. She fills my heart, just thinking about how precious she is:

And speaking of family, my Favorite Family Thespian, Conrad, landed an acting gig in this summer's commercial for Hershey's Park. What a dream for a young guy -- riding a roller coaster all day AND getting paid!

Conrad is shown in close-up at the end of this video. He is the young man, blonde/wearing a red shirt, just over the words "100% Family", whose head is touched by the "mother" in the picture. So cute!


Scrappin Rabbit Designs said...

Hi Ellen, wow your grandaughter is beautiful! My little one is 3 months old and I can't wait to see her again. Her name is Madison but I call her Maddie. I just love being a new grandma. What a great job for Conrad. He's adorable too. Good luck with your new job. Anyone that can do that type of work is a wonderful person in my eyes. :)


Susan L said...

You are oh so right! Thank you for the reminder. Good luck on the new job. I just got laid off yesterday and am having surgery Friday :P Then checking on a new job. Beautiful pic and video. Thanks for sharing it.


Shawnee said...

Congratulations on your new job, Ellen. I am so happy for you!! How wonderful to work with medically fragile children and their families and be a blessing. Congratulations to Conrad as well.

I Hope your week is blessed!