Saturday, August 25, 2007
The big event
The best way I can share the vision is to just say that it has been my experience in the church world that when a family comes to church we split them all up and send them their seperate ways to be ministered to...women over here, men over here and kids over here...and then we say "families are what matter". Doesn't match up if you ask me. So we created an event where families came together, stayed together, invited other families along with and hopefully took a moment as a family to stop and make sure they were all on the same page...priorities, spiritually, direction wise...all that.
It would take me far to long to blog about what happened at the event as far as details go but I will say that it was a success and seeing people stop and take inventory of where they and their families were at spiritually made it all worth it...the days of hard work and investing into an idea paid off.
anyhow...it was a blast.
I will share one picture with you...one of the two nights with preschool we did a thing called "messy night". Pools filled with crazy messy stuff for the kids to dig out prizes and just have a sensory experience. Some of the parents decided that the shaving cream messy station needed to be experienced by everyone, including me...so before I knew it I was covered head to toe with Barbasol. I think I might still smell a little bit like a man :-)~
So Much to Love
I love people. I love bright eyes. I love my sons, Judah & Lucas. I love laughing. I love my ringtone. I love love. I love Jesus. I love tattoos. I love milk. I love creative expression. I love smiles. I love Philippians. I love bridges. I love my house and haven. I love a rainy night. I love doing nothing. I love almonds and banana chips. I love music. I love cowboy hats. I love Anna Maria Island. I love (diet) dr.pepper. I love a good story. I love wildflowers. I love to fly. I love rod iron. I love babies. I love going to the movies. I love midnight. I love allegra. I love sunsets. I love long kisses. I love the color red. I love starshollow. I love community. I love doing life with friends. I love witty banter. I love jessilynn.com. I love my family. I love pretty things. I love cruisin' with my girls. I love remembering when. I love authentic individuals. I love hot tamales. I love when kids giggle. I love Lance. I love bonfires. I love finding people I thought I'd lost. I love yard sales. I love tacobell. I love seeing people do good. I love violins and steel guitar. I love driving to the airport. I love seeing people around me succeed at their dreams. I love being included. I love flipflops. I love blogging. I love long talks. I love dreaming.