Thomas Got Baptised!

So special <3

Thomas, I’m so proud of you.  Dad and I love you so much <3

(Many thanks to our new photography tutor, Andy, for the photos!)


  1. Congratulations Thomas and dad and mom for preparing the soil of this child’s heart to receive and grill in THG WORD OF GOD!
    Proverbs 9:10 The fear of THE LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of THE HOLY ONE is understanding. (NIVUK)

    While General Douglas MacArthur was stationed in Australia and acting as Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in the Southwest Pacific Area, he penned this prayer for his only son, Arthur.
    Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid; one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.
    Build me a son whose wishes will not take the place of deeds; a son who will know Thee—and that to know himself is the foundation stone of knowledge.
    Lead him, I pray, not in the path of ease and comfort, but under the stress and spur of difficulties and challenge. Here let him learn to stand up in the storm; here let him learn compassion for those who fail.
    Build me a son whose heart will be clear, whose goal will be high; a son who will master himself before he seeks to master other men; one who will reach into the future, yet never forget the past.
    And after all these things are his, add, I pray, enough of a sense of humor, so that he may always be serious, yet never take himself too seriously. Give him humility, so that he may always remember the simplicity of true greatness, the open mind of true wisdom, and the weakness of true strength.
    Then I, his father will dare to whisper, “I have not lived in vain. ”

  2. Congratulations! Our son was baptised in August (in a somewhat colder and windier location!!!)- so exciting to see them growing and maturing in faith 🙂

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