Monday, April 12, 2010
Baby Bear's Dedication service had been scheduled last November. We invited friends and family and I carefully picked out fancy clothes. The day arrived, two weekends before Thanksgiving but Curly Miss ran a high fever and we all stayed home. The other Cody at church who shares not only a name but also is the same age as Baby Bear was dedicated that day and we missed out.
Skip forward to yesterday. Our pastor set another dedication service but forgot that we had missed the last one. Several new babies at church had arrived since Thanksgiving and he figured it was time again. At first service we discovered what was going on! We talked to the pastor, not wanting to wait another five months for Baby Bear.
To make a long story short, we went ahead and joined the other two families at second service for a spontaneous Baby Dedication! How far I have fallen since Curly Miss, who wore an heirloom dedication dress with formal announcements sent out to friends and family.
Baby Bear wore a cute sweater vest and because he had already been at church for several hours, he slept all the way through it.
But the date, the first Sunday after his adoption day, seemed so appropriate, I wonder if someone somewhere wasn't planning on our behalf anyway.
(We did not even have our camera! A huge thank-you to our friends who shared the four remaining pictures on their camera with us.)