Friday, July 24, 2009

Why you haven't heard from me.........

Well, there is really no excuse! I have been extremely busy for what feels like 6 months! But to be really honest, I haven't had an inspiration to write about!! I could probably make one up, but what good will that do? I will say again, though, that I am so thankful for what God is doing in Kerman! We have got so many new people that it is overwhelming! I am taking 6 children to Jr. Camp on Sunday! They are all new convert children! I am like a little mother hen. I am worrying to death about them! They are new and in various stages of "apostolic" growth! I keep worrying how they will be treated, of course I know they will be fine. They are all very good, sweet children and they won't get into any trouble, I know that! I just want them to have a great time and be accepted!

My whole family has had this rotten summer cold! My husband is starting to get better, Cherish is in the very grumpy stage of it, and mine is hitting now. I woke up this morning with a froggy throat! I DO NOT HAVE TIME TO BE SICK!!

Campmeeting starts a week from Sunday! I cannot wait! That is always the highlight of our year! The weather is so wonderful there in Santa Maria and we just get away and relax! Planning Cherish's outfits, much to my husbands dismay! No not really, he like her to have cute things. I just need a whole lot more money than I have to really dress her the way I would like! HA HA! Wouldn't we all?

Ok, this is my first post to just jabber, so I'll take my jabber elsewhere, now! Maybe Facebook!

Sunday, July 12, 2009

He speaks to us in different ways!

My lesson in Sunday School (seesee school as Cherish calls it) was about Partners in Prayer. Teaching my pre-teen class that it always helps to have someone else praying with us for our needs. That God inhabits (or lives in) the praise (or prayers) of His people. That He "hearkens" to our cry, and He hears and cares and is faithful to answer our prayers. We were talking about Jehoshaphat and his enemies the Ammonites, Moabites, and and the others that came against him. II Chronicles 20 About how he was "afraid" of what they were going to do to him and the tribe of Judah. But the Lord sent a prophet, Jahaziel, to speak to him and he sent a word that I know the Lord wanted me to hear today. II Chron. 20:15

"Thus saith the LORD unto you, Be not afraid nor dismayed by reason of this great multitude; for the battle is not yours, but God's."

What do I not understand about that?

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Cherish on the 4th

Even though I didn't get to spend much time with Cherish on the 4th, I did get a few pictures. We were selling fireworks, so my mother watched her for me. She even got to help with fireworks at Misti and Adam's house. She was a little afraid of them, but had a great time! If one scared her, she would scream, "Don't do this to me, Adam!" Too funny! Just thought I'd share! She's turning into a little girl, there is no baby left! Sad in ways but a lot of fun, too!

Saturday, July 4, 2009


Today I keep thinking of the song, Freedom. We as Christians are so blessed to know so many types of freedom! Freedom from the vices that can attach themselves to lives when one does not have the strength of God to help them live overcoming lives. Along with the freedom that we all enjoy by living in the United States of America! Living here gives us the freedom to worship as we wish, and I for one am so thankful that I know the one true God and am free to "sing a little louder than before!!" (so the song says)

Happy 4th to you all! (And now I am free to go back to our fireworks stand and work another 6 hours! Lord, feel free to send us lots of customers!)