Today we had our second day of VBS and as I mentioned yesterday, I plan to blog each day about the wonderful way I see God's love on campus. Today it was our YOUTH IN ACTION! There are certain milestones that our kids at Northwoods look forward to. And one of their favorites is definitely "graduating" from a VBS participant to a VBS Youth Worker. It is so fun to watch our Youth in Action … [Read more...] about Lessons from the ship ~ day 2
This week our wonderful church, Northwoods Presbyterian, is hosting Vacation Bible School (VBS). I thought I'd try to blog EVERY day this week (yikes!). Each day I know I'll be inspired. Today I'd like to write a few minutes about the power of a smile and a cheerful heart. We have 170 kids at our church this week for VBS. if I had to guess, I would say less than half of the registrants are … [Read more...] about Lessons From The Ship –
I am one strong headed lady! I am Italian. I am an Aries. I am stubborn. I am passionate... I have a son. My son is one strong headed little guy. He is Italian. He is a Taurus. He is stubborn. He is passionate. Does this sound like trouble? I often laugh and tell friends that my daughter is the easy one, but my son gives me a run for my money daily! ha. I constantly wonder how I … [Read more...] about I thought it was him, but maybe it’s me…???
I am not sure where this blog will go, but today I wanted to write about my sweet father in law, Roger. Roger turned 84 last month and since I've known him, he has never been ill! His mother lived to be 103 as did a few of his aunts. He is an only child. We all just assumed Roger had another 20 years in him. God decided otherwise. About 10 days ago we got a call that Roger was admitted … [Read more...] about Death… I don’t like it
Today is my birthday! I am blessed... If you look in my archives under April 2009 you can read up on how I feel about birthdays... the long of the short of it, is I LOVE THEM! Yes, you read that right. I am 42 and I love birthdays still! I also don't really mind numbers, so saying my age doesn't bother me...Anyhow ~~~ :) I was thinking about that old saying "it's the thought that counts" and … [Read more...] about birthdays ~ ~ it’s the thought that counts!!!
Today while talking to my buddy C, I knew what my new blog would be about. She was telling me about this great new camp she attended with a child she mentors. It was a Christian camp and it was amazing. There were many things she loved about the camp, but her favorite thing was their motto: I am number THREE! What that means is they put God first, then others, then themselves. So they are … [Read more...] about Tug -O- War: Me or Thee?!
I wanted to share with you one of the easiest shifts you can make, to change your life from feeling Stressed to feeling Blessed. Read the two paragraphs... same events.. totally different feel. I am Blessed...Today I got to speak to a lovely group of women on JOY. Today I got to work at my church, www.northwoods.org and today I got to pick up my kids from school. Today I got to go to my … [Read more...] about From Stressed to Blessed