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Happy 26th birthday
to our new pastor
and dear friend,
Mary Grace Reynolds!

If you’ve followed my blog
for a week or more,
you have seen posts about
Mary Grace Reynolds.

For the past year and a half,
my life has been consumed
by the Pastor Nominating Committee.
The search was arduous, extensive,
long and detailed… and successful!

We reviewed over 100 Pastor Information Forms,
Followed up with phone calls, texts, ZOOMs
and reference checking on at least 40 of those.
The bottom line: We believe
Mary Grace was God’s choice for us!

Happy 26th birthday, Mary Grace!
God bless you!
Just two puffs – and all 26 candles were out!

Do you remember your 26th birthday?
Where were you?
What did you do?
What was your station in life?

1939 +26 = 1965; I was a new mom.
On this day, my baby, Ty, was 3 months old.
We were living in San Francisco –
Park Merced, near San Francisco State Univ.

I was teaching in Daly City, California.
Bob was working for Shell Oil in S.F.
Mama Fran was our babysitter –
But, I had the summer off.

Ah, to be 26 again!
What would I do differently?
I am not sure.
What would you do differently?

This was March of 1966. Ty is 11 months old!

Yes, I was 26 once upon a time.
Seems like an eternity ago.
Would I change anything if
I could go back and do it again?

Actually…
Nope!!

How about you??

Comments on: "Embrace Being 26 Again!" (9)

  1. Sunny De said:

    I was pregnant with my second son at age 26 and was living in Crans Montana. I was a stay at home Mom and loved it! I wouldn’t change a thing either! We’re both very fortunate to be able to say that, Ma. Thank you for giving me such a good beginning 🥰🥰🥰

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  2. Thoughtful and marvellous post. Wishing your friend a very happy birthday

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  3. I had recently married Jackie. I did do it again 🙂

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  4. Congrats on the new pastor! At 26 I knew very little about the world and I’m still learning…I think that’s a good thing! Hugs to you Jan!! 💙

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