Monday, September 29, 2008

God's goodness

What a challenging and wonderful week we had last week. We had revival services with Evangelist Mike Manor and if you have never heard him, you are missing out! I was so challenged and blessed and God is really working on me.. Lately I have been worrying a lot. (Dan would say, "lately?"..... This is not a new thing for me. ). Anyway, God has really worked on me in this area. A while ago, Dan put on the church sign, "worry is an insult to God" . Now imagine, preaching at your wife like that on a church sign ... HA! But it is true. When I worry I am telling God that I don't trust Him and I don't think He is able to perform this or that.. Today something happened and I was rebuked. Completely. I was surprised when something turned out so much better than I had anticipated. Where is my faith? This is something I am going to be working on. A book I read recently compared our trust in God as that faith our babies have in us when we are carrying them in our arms. Does Riley ever expect that I would drop him? Of course not! It never crosses his mind. It is the same with us and God. God is holding us. He is not going to let us fall. I had a wonderful time venting this all out with my friend Ashley on the weekend but I am still challenged by it and wanted to share it with anyone that still reads this blog.
Hope you are all enjoying your week.

Saturday, September 20, 2008

We finally are moved in!

Hi everyone. No, I didn't really fall off the earth. It has taken a while to start getting settled in our new house and we also just got back from a wonderful restful vacation in the Smokey Mountains. Dan reminded me yesterday and today that I haven't done any blogging for ages so this is for you honey!!!!
Anyway, if any of you are still out there and checking on us, I thought I would post some pictures of our house as it is now. We have lots to do yet but we are starting to get settled. Please take time to send a comment if you visit and let me know what you think. I need all the help I can get!
Here's some pictures:

Our dining room
Our mantle.. That is a hand drawing of our children. It's GORGEOUS!
Our bedroom
Guest Bathroom

Karyss' Room
Karyss' Border. She chose it herself!!

This is Riley's room
Riley's Room
Riley's Room
Our bathroom
Our bathroom