Tuesday, October 26, 2010

I have an Anniversary....

yep....two years old. I can't believe it. It seems like yesterday....I was just starting out and didn't know a thing but now I do. Thanks to you.  :) 

Okay, now for the main reason I am writing this post.

I need your help. I can't decide what I should do for my two year blogaversary. So, that is where you come into play....should I?

  • have a giveaway
  • total the top ten post of the two years
  • write 200 random things about me
  • have a photography contest

(side note: does this look creepy to y'all??) 

Those are just some of my ideas.......and please comment and tell me some of your ideas and/or tell me your own suggestions....


Here are just some fall-y goodness pictures!! Welcome cool weather!! YAY!!! 

oh and here is a radical pumpkin: http://plixi.com/p/52305163

Happy Fall, y'all!! 

(photos, except last one, from weheartit.com)

Thursday, October 21, 2010

This Saturday.....

I will be auctioning off my school books watching the most talked about football game all week......

All I can say is........

Oh and on another note....I think blogging is going to take a break for awhile....I think I need to get my priorities straight head out of the water first! ;)

I will be back though! :)

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Racing for a Cure.

Hello world of random people who happened across my blog! :)

This weekend, my family and I, loaded up and went "Home" aka further south to run in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure for my cousin Amy. It was a fun time for all of us and I got some pictures to share with y'all!! (Yay!)

We arrived late friday night but, had to go and pick up our shirts for the race. While we were there, my little cousin Sophie decided my nails needed some painting! :)

Shortly after that, she redeemed herself by showing me the chocolate stash. smart girl! 

We woke up early the next morning for the race.

There was ALOT of people. (the reports say over 3500)

Hailey and Jason at the start line.

Jason and I after the race.


All in all, I love it and i hope to do it next year!! :) 

*on another note.....things have been really busy here as of late. as I type, the floor underneath me is vibrating because of the hammering and stapling going on in our basement. I have some pictures of the renovation that I will put up later once its done.....in about 6 weeks! :)

Happy Weekend!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

In light of this post, check out this song. 

Great Is Your Faithfulness
Josh Poore & Jim Watkins

great is your faithfulness
your mercies never end
with each new day
they come again
your endless love is strong
sure as the coming dawn
your faithfulness
will be my song

as you have been
forever you will be
great is your faithfulness
always oh lord to me
morning by morning
new mercies still I see
great is your faithfulness to me

great is my sinfulness
no good I have to give
but by your grace
now I can live
you are my righteousness
the pardon for my sin
your presence here

my king and friend

great is your faithfulness
always oh lord to me
morning by morning
new mercies still I see
and though my heart may fail
you will my portion be
great is your faithfulness to me

your promise stands forever
we will declare together
your name alone is great
and greatly to be praised

you can listen to it here

Monday, October 11, 2010

Guatemala the 5th - House Dedication/Overrun of Kids

We dedicated the house/had a house pounding for the family. It was truly an unique experience!! 

The joy of having a bed to sleep on at night! 

What boy doesn't like Legos???

Juan wove baskets to give to us. 

Then it was organized chaos.
There was about 400 out of 5,000 kids in the village at the VBS. 

This is what it was like inside the little building....

{video to come soon :) }

Below, is an essay I wrote for a class about my experience with all the kids. 

God’s Sovereignty 
        Most people would call it luck. Many people would say it was a coincidence. I believe otherwise. I would say it was the sovereignty of God that allowed us to minister to the kids that Friday afternoon.
    The VBS team had their work cut out for them. Lining the street as we drove into the village, the kids cheered ecstatically. 

Pastor Louis greeted the team and gave us some news. 
       “How are you? Are you good?” he asked. 
       “Yes!!” the team responded. 
       “Well, I have some news for you. You have one hour with these kids. The kids inside the building are kids from the church and the kids on the outside in the street are non-church kids.” Pastor Louis explained further, 
“Traditionally, the church kids are treated with more respect than the non church kids. Do you think you can include them somehow?”
    “Yes. Absolutely!” Paula, a member of the team, spoke up. 
     Paula then turned to the team and gave out directions and jobs. Then some yelled out “I think its going to rain!” 
       Uh-oh. If it rained, we would not be able to teach the kids on the street.  I said a quick prayer and got started. The church kids listened intently to my teaching and we had some even start sharing what each color meant after I had finished. Mrs. Paula and I handed out salvation bracelets and then we swapped kids. The kids on the street came inside and the kids in the house went outside. We finished just in time before the rain started. The sovereignty of God was evident. He wanted the non church kids on the street to hear the VBS lesson that day. I learned how God is sovereign over the rain and allowing me to be able to share the Word with the kids without any interruption. 

Thursday, October 7, 2010

I Deserve to be Punished.....

*EDITED* Secret Church tickets sold out in less than 15 min. this morning so...sorry people!!

Since I am a such a bad blogger already, and because other things can get in the way sometimes, then I might as well tell you today, or tomorrow, or whenever you read this, (which of course it may not apply to y'all on Saturday but still read it though...k?).



Secret Church is coming November the 5th to Brookhills and the tickets go on sale OCTOBER 8TH @ 9:00 AM CENTRAL TIME. so, go here. like now. or you will miss out.

And on another note, go here to see some of our church's original music (minus one song).

Have a Joyful Weekend y'all!

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

My Picks of the Week.....So Far

This are just some great blog post that I have found on the web this week and I thought I would share them with you. :)

Celebrating Halloween

A Giveaway

The Facts



Friday, October 1, 2010

Its just been one of those days.....

Its one of those days where I cling to the verse in Lamentations. (I should have it memorized by now. )

Lamentations 3:22-26
"Because of the LORD's great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. I say to myself, "The LORD is my portion; therefore I will wait for him." 

I like this verse. 

A lot of times, I don't wait for the LORD, I take matters into my own hands. I don't use the Fruits of the Spirit in my daily life. I don't cling to the promise of Him being faithful during those times. (I still know he is faithful but, sometimes, I just get so consumed in what I am doing, to remember it.) 

Hopefully, as the clock strikes noon, I should turn into a selfless, bearing the Fruits of the Spirit, young lady. 

Happy October everybody! 

*This is just to journal my thoughts so if it doesn't make sense you will know why.*

(photos courtesy of wehearit.com)