Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Pray...that is what has been pressing in on me more and more lately. I can't do it often enough...there is an urgency. It's not like I have to stop and get down on my knees...I just do it wherever I am at the moment. Nevertheless, I am praying...
1.praying for my husband: he has more than enough on his plate...counseling hurting people, making decisions and attending meeting regarding a new building, trying to find time and energy to study and prepare sermons, cleaning up/straightening the 567 time and time again, preparing for partnership for New City, Plant /Replant conference in January,not to mention taking up alot of slack that I have left due to my surgery around this house,etc.
2.praying for New City as we have families who are hurting, moving growing...there is SO much to pray for! We have volunteer needs constantly, praying for those who serve New City, MC groups...etc...
3. praying for my kids...a daughter who turns 15 next month, a son who is 12! and a 6 yr old who loves, loves his older siblings...
4. praying for my Mom
5. praying for close friends who are hurting...
6. praying for The Chandlers who are a young family facing a brain tumor,daily radiation and chemo...they have 3 very young children...and I know first hand how hard battling cancer is! My heart is with them constantly - it is a tough, tiring time! And it is by faith that they walk through this!
7. praying for so many others...

and moment by moment the list grows and changes...daily there are new ones that are added...

I can't be lazy about it

I am confident in God and His plans for each one.

Here is a bit of a post from a pastor's wife on prayer:
Pray: For it is fellowship with God
Pray:For it is a beckoning to join with God in accomplishing His eternal purposes
Pray:For it truly changes things.
Pray:For it is a means of confession and fighting sin.
Pray: For it is an act of humility.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

So, it is Saturday and 11 days post-op. I feel pretty good, the walking I am enjoying when it is not raining. It was good to wake up with sun shining in the windows this morning. Christmas is a good time to have surgery so that the kids are out of school for a couple of weeks. But, I miss the shopping and browsing and party going. I am really not a good patient. Maybe because I am not very patient.

Monday, December 7, 2009


Here are all the "cousins" having Thanksgiving dinner together...my they have grown up fast.
Mom, Grandmommy and me at Evening to Rejoice...

Ivey's last horseshow of the year @ Big Bear Farm, Pine Mtn, Ga...
She had a great day!

She worked really hard to prepare for the dressage part and the hard work paid off with a first place!! The pics are from the cross country course...

And in the morning I will be headed to the hospital bright and early to have the fusion on my back. I am a bit nervous, but ready. I am confident that I will feel so much better once this is done and I can't wait to be pain free.
Thank you to everybody who will be praying! I feel at peace.