Monday, August 18, 2008


Well despite still being at home recovering from surgery- I could not miss the Groundbreaking for our new church. I made it to the service and it was great to get out. It was hot and I moved really slow. I really felt like I was in a fog but I was able to worship God. I was able to thank God for all He has done and is doing in our church. I was able to watch our Co-pastors Jim and Allan move dirt with the bulldozers and then later there special shovels. It was a great day in the life of our church and I am glad I could be present.
God has allowed our church to be in a great position in all arenas to begin working on a whole new church. Our entire church will move locations. It has been a great journey following God in all this. An exciting time but more than that - it was a historic day. A day I pray the children I have the privilege to minister to will look back one day when they are the leaders of the church and say - yes, I remember when God allowed us to break ground on this building and wow what this new facility in the new place has enabled us to do for God!
I couldn't help but cry as I watched the boys and girls at the service - some so little they were uncomfortable, some happy to dig in the dirt with the little shovels they were given, some that sat quietly listening and taking it all in, some that didn't really have a clue what was going on but ALL such a part of the GENERATIONS campaign, ALL truly blessed, ALL I pray will be used of God to change their generations and the generations that come to live for the King of Kings!
What a great day!
Yes, it did make me tired- I came home and took a nap but well worth it!

Friday, August 15, 2008


Well most of you know I am home recovering from surgery. AND most of you realize I thought I would be out a week and be back at work. Well surgery didn't go as expected so I stayed in the hospital almost a week. Tuesday will be 3 weeks and I am still moving pretty slow. I still can't drive. I know the recovery time is needed for my body to heal. Belief me I "feel" I am not healed yet. However, being such a people person I am going STIR crazy. I like it when I have a visitor. I know my husband most likely likes that too - then he gets some peace and quiet from me. He has been a trooper.
Thank you to everyone who is praying for me- please continue to pray as I go through recovering. I don't know when I will be back at church - my doctor still will not talk with me about when I can return. I have had some setbacks but he promised me yesterday that soon I am going to turn the corner... that he is going to get me better. Yipee I say!
It would be better if I could do more but I can't lift, sit up for a long time, well just do normal things. Although I do praise Jesus that each day is getting better. I can now see improvement each day.
I am going to try and sneak in the back of the ground breaking for our new church Sunday- I can not miss this.
So my husband and I have decided - I do not do surgery or recovery very well.
Pray my incision heals in one place soon - the doctor told me I could get in a private pool when it does- my parents have a pool so I can't wait to head there.
Much love and thanks!