Braces are off and she's ready to SHINE!

Yesterday Tim took Olivia to the dentist for the big event of letting go of two years of braces!!!braces 0005_resize

No more food getting stuck in the metal!  No more sore gums and tongue!braces 0009_resize

Her first look in the mirror!!braces 0010_resizebraces 0019_resize    braces 0014_resize Olivia leaves today for the BETA Convention in Louisville where she will be speaking in front of about 12,000 middle school students.

She is running for KY State Chaplain!!

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Her suit is ironed and ready to go!

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This is the front and back of the t-shirt that all of the kids from her school will be wearing for the campaign day tomorrow!!!

Olivia places a Scripture on her locker every day and the kids really do see her as a "light" in the school!  They are singing, 'This Little Light of Mine" after she speaks and the kids do their skit!

I love how God uses even a school club to reach out to the world!!

Matthew 5:16

In the same way, let your

light shine before others,

that they may see your

good deeds and glorify

your Father in heaven.

Praying we can all shine for Him today too,


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good Luck to Olivia! She has always had a light that shines very brightly from within her. A very special young lady. Great job Mom & Dad!

Anonymous Sue said...

Wow Tammy,
This really touched my heart...what Olivia is doing; making an impact in our world!!! It speaks to me that I need to do more! Thank you for sharing...thank you Olivia for being a good example for even us "older" folks!
Love to all,

Anonymous Anonymous said...

gorgeous smile, Olivia !!! WOW !!!
I see HIM, shining right thru those beautiful eyes He gave you !
Prayerful thoughts going up b4 HIM during the Beta Convention. I KNOW He's with you
In Him,
patti lathrop

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