It was Superhero Saturday at the mall in town and we packed up the kids to take part in the festivities. Like all festivities, we didn’t tell them until we drove up. (Young kids processing disappointment never really goes well, so we opt for the surprise factor.)
Here’s a handsome man. Armed and ready with the shield his daddy made for him from our Amazon Prime box! Go Brian!
And here he is weighing his chances of stealing this from the big man behind him…
They were all superheros that day. Nothing like getting to meet the guys they’re too young to watch, but old enough to know that they “save the day” from bad guys. Micah decided that Iron Man was busy doing just that, which is why he wasn’t there.
Grace was pretty excited about her mask, but she wasn’t quite sure how to wear it. Ruth however was ready to take on her role as Wonder Woman 2.0.
And of course, what is a superhero day without Marshall?
Pray for them
Maybe God calls us to be superheros in everyday clothes too…
Lord, I lift up (Name) to you and ask “that our God may make [Name] worthy of his calling and may fulfill every resolve for good and every work of faith by his power, so that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in [Name], and [Name] in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.” In your name I pray, amen. – 2 Thessalonians 1:11-12
Speaking of Superheros… if you have boys at home you should try this. This is an idea from Amber, one of the writers of the book I referred to called Triggers.
Buy a few $1 pool foam noodles from the store and cut them in half. Wrap each end in Duct tape to create a handle. Decorate with stick on jewels to create buttons or glam. And let your kids go to town on each other. Make yourself one and join them!
Lay some ground rules before the fun starts… like use them outside and never attack someone without a sword.