My sweet son, Jamie led worship this morning. We woke up yet again to the beautiful sounds of Africa outside the window and when I walked into the “dining hall”, there he was. Jamie, this precious child, spending days, weeks, and months without parents around, growing up without the luxuries America affords, completely without my… Continue reading Africa2, Day4: Hassan, Dauda, soccer, culture, marriage & Chris… Brown
For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come. 1 Tim 4:8 5 WOMEN WHO INSPIRE ME TO GO HARDER!!! (Not Mariah, but I love this JAM) To the lady at the gym this morning that started going… Continue reading FAB FRIDAY 5!!
FOR LACK OF DISCIPLINE THEY WILL DIE. ~Proverbs 5:23 Yep, that’s going to be our next memory verse. Everywhere I look, people are quitting. Including myself. I do not want that for my children. I want them to GET what it is to STAY, to WORK HARD, to FINISH. Even as thoughts starting swirling this… Continue reading Discipline or Die.
Day 3 I love waking up in Africa. Instead of an annoying alarm clock, the sweetest sound of praise from dozens of African boys, the sound of their precious voices pouring through the open windows of our little room… there is nothing in the world like it. … Continue reading Africa2 Day 3: Morning glory, Africa Queens, Night Huddles & Ebola
Day 2… Today was amazing because we could just BE. We didn’t go anywhere at all – MY FAVORITE. Still not giving out letters until we have our bags from the airport so we can make sure noone miss out, but we did get to unpack some leggos and frisbees that were donated and the… Continue reading Africa 2, day 2: To BE… that is the answer.
Africa round 2, DAY 1 – The last time I went to Africa, I couldn’t help but cry as the plane took off from Oklahoma City ground. My dream was coming true, I was being lifted into the air and I was overwhelmed with excitement, and no idea what to expect. This time was different. … Continue reading God bless the rains down in Africa, Day 1
That’s my girls, a couple weeks ago… walking away from us and headed to chapel at Falls Creek for a week. Since then, it’s been ON. I can see precious glimpses of their faith blooming. And it has been amazing to see. And, of course, right on cue – as they grow closer to… Continue reading SCREW DISCOURAGMENT. MOM IT OUT.