Olivia had a sleepover last Friday night, and at the top of her list of “things to do” was “making buckeyes.”

I’m not going to lie.  My first thought was, “UGH!  Can we please wait til Christmas?”  After all, this is one of Erich’s favorite holiday traditions.

But, in a moment of weakness, I told Olivia we would make them.

So when Friday night rolled around, it took everything inside of me to run to the store and get a few supplies and then drag out the mixer and all the rest of the ingredients.  But when I pulled out my cookbook, I realized that it didn’t really take that long to make the peanut butter balls, and then with the help of the girls we were able to have them dipped in chocolate within minutes.

When it was all said and done, I felt thankful that I had not backed out on this little “wish” of Olivia’s. 

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Fortunately for this one evening, I felt that I was faithful to my “mom words.”  But many times I know I let my kids down by saying one thing and then doing another.

I am so thankful that my Father ALWAYS keeps His Word! 

His promises never fail.

His love is never-ending. 

His mercy and grace never run out.

He never grows tired or weary.

Thank you, Lord, for being my faithful Father and the Keeper of Your Every Word!