February … where the heck did it go
I can’t believe its March already. If you noticed, I didn’t post for the entire month of February. I significantly strayed from my blogging and it would truly be a miracle if 1) anyone still reads my blogs and 2) you even found me here since I moved to wordpress and now back to typepad – all in 2007!
Sometimes the grass is greener on the other side of the fence. Sometimes its just as green as it was where you were before you jumped over.
So what has been going on in February?
- We found out my sister and her husband are having a baby girl in June! We are so excited that big brother Blake will be joined by a little sister. We know he will be a great big brother. The birth of a child is one of God’s most amazing and beautiful gifts. They bring so much meaning and clarity to your lives.
- We are clearly ready for winter to be over. We’ve had the most snow this winter than we have had in several years. Bring on the sunshine!
- My youth participated in their very first 30-Hour Famine. 38 youth and myself fasted for 30 hours to raise money and awareness about world hunger. The kids raised over $4,000 and members of our church family have adopted 16 World Vision kids to date. We’ve been blessed and I was so proud of the youth. For several of them this was the most difficult thing they have ever done but they had great attitudes and they really made a difference.
- I read Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America. A very eye-opening book about life on minimum-wage in America. So many needs and only getting worse. What will the church do? What will I do?
Those are the highlights for now.
"At days end, I’m ready for sound sleep. For you, God, have put my life back together." Psalm 4:8