Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Pumpkin Patch with Friends!

I got to go with Kaitlyn and her precious Pre-K class to the pumpkin patch this week!

I would say she's a keeper!

Friday, October 12, 2012

Jackson at Papa's

Jackson spends time with grandma & papa on the two days I work. 
My parents own a RV campground and they have the cutest little helper!
Jackson rides around on his golf cart and helps papa park campers. I really need to get video of this little ball of cuteness waving the campers to their spot.
This week little man got his first tip!!
He is so precious, I could just eat him up!

ASK: Gifts of God...Lesson 2-5

We are halfway through our semester at ASK and boy are me & my Mustard Seeds having fun!!

 We learned in Lesson 2 that God created everything!!!
In Lesson 3 we learned that God made us!
In Lesson 4 we learned about Discipline and the story of Jonah
Lesson 5 had us learning about God's gift of courage and the story of David & Goliath
I had to give the talk to ALL of the ASK kids in big group for this lesson, and let me tell you, I needed some courage!! I feel like God is really stretching me this fall and giving me tasks that seem way too BIG for me. It's exciting and makes me nervous all at the same time. 

Thank you for the amazing opportunity to love on such precious hearts, Lord!

Monday, October 1, 2012


Umm...Hi! This time of year always throws me for a loop and has me trying to find my bearings. The ease and calm and tranquility of summer are definitely over and I find myself juggling to keep all the balls in the air? Am I the only mom who feels this way?

And then..BOOM! God chooses this week to wreck my heart! Really, Lord?

Do I dare tell God, I don't have time for this? (Gulp...did i say that out loud!?)

All this over the story of Jonah and the Whale!!! (the big fish)

Between preparing my 3-4 year old ASK lesson on this story and finding myself 100 pages in to Priscilla Shirer's book "Life Interrupted" God has my attention.

Just like Jonah I tend to run from things that cause hiccups in my calculated plans..and these days I feel my life is so full, things are VERY calculated!

I guess this Jonah had a story or two to tell me. He had a reminder for my soul that I tend to put some Jesus in my life on my terms...not His!

I've put myself in a trap. One hiccup, one moment out of sync, one second behind.....and I panic! My life has become so scheduled that I'm not in the moment! And in the moment I've missed it!

....I've missed the reason for it all. I've missed the opportunity to show His love, I've missed the opportunity to share His heart, I've missed the moment to give Him glory.

Keep pressing's only Monday...keeping chipping away at this heart of mine until I cherish the life interrupted!