Skip to main content

Weekend Wrap-Up ~ Sept. 13 & 14


Saturday started out as a lazy day but then ended with a fun day at the "lake". Farmers Lake to be exact. A spring fed pond they concreted. It's not one of our favorites b/c of the concrete and you have to pay but in this case, John's work paid for us as they were having a company picnic there.


The weather was overcast and a tad too chilly for ME to go swimming, but McKayla jumped right in and then of course wanted Daddy to join her. I stayed nice and warm and watched all the fun they were having from the shoreline.


I even managed to catch a video of McKayla "jumping" off the diving board. ;-)

video

After swimming, we headed to the pavilion where they had hamburges and hotdogs, with all the fixins', slaw and chips and two yummy deserts to chose from.

On Sunday, we had our usual early morning sermon. Once again, I have my notes and whether or not they make any sense to you, I still like to share. :-)

We read from Luke 8:22-26

22Now it happened, on a certain day, that He got into a boat with His disciples. And He said to them, "Let us cross over the other side* of the lake". And they launched out.
23But as they sailed He fell asleep. And a windstorm came down on the lake, and they were filling with water, and were in jeopardy.
24And they came to Him and awoke Him, saying "Master, Master, we are perishing!" Then He arose and rebuked the wind and the raging of the water. And they ceased, and there was a calm.
25But He said unto them, "Where is you faith?"
And they were afraid, and marveled, saying to one another, "Who can this be? For He commands even the winds and water, and they obey Him!"
26Then they sailed to the country of the Gadarenes, which is opposite Galilee.

If the object of your faith is inefficient the outcome of your faith will be inadequate.

1. Where is your faith?
Life. Faith in Life. Refer to Luke 8:24

2, Where should it be? 

A faith based life - A constant state of conscious dependence.

Why do I need a constant......

1. I can't discern the danger that surrounds me.
2. I can't endure the crosses.
3. I can't escape the mortality that pursues me.

When feeling overwhelmed with what life throws at me, remember: This ship will not sink, this storm will not last. Just as it did for the disciples with Him.

*the other side - always, in scripture, means Eastern shore of the Sea of Galilee.

My thoughts may be jumbled but they work for me and I hope they'll work for you too. :-D

After service, we came home and had a lazy afternoon until Awana's class. Yesterday's theme was camo, so McKayla wore her pink, grey and white camo pants with her pink t-shirt. She ALSO completely recited her Bible Verse (John 3:16) and was awarded her vest AND her new book for Awana's! Yay McKayla

So there's the end of my Weekend Wrap-Up. Hope you enjoyed! And did you notice my new graphic? My most amazing, wonderful, stupendous Mom made it for me PLUS one for each season! Check them out!

You rock Mom! Love ya bunches! (and not b/c of the graphics, just cuz LOL)

Spring

Summer

Fall

Winter

Comments

  1. I love the graphics! So cool! Also the video had me giggling. I would totally have done the same thing. :D

    ReplyDelete
  2. They are awesome aren't they. :-D She cracked me up on the diving board too LOL

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

The Great Dane Standard Through the Ages Part III ~1976~

The 1976 Official Illustrated Standard
Revised & Edited by The Great Dane Club of America, Inc. Written text AKC approved August 10, 1976 Illustrated by Donald E. Gauther - Great Dane Breeder & Judge Copyright, 1972


1. GENERAL CONFORMATION (a) GENERAL APPEARANCE. The Great Dane combines in its distinguished appearance dignity, strength and elegance with great size and a powerful, well-formed, smoothly muscled body. He is one of the giant breeds, but is unique in that his general conformation must be so well balanced that he never appears clumsy and is always a unit--the Apollo of dogs. He must be spirited and courageous--never timid. He is friendly and dependable. This physical and mental combination is the characteristic which gives the Great Dane the majesty possessed by no other breed. It is particularly true of this breed that there is an impression of great masculinity in dogs as compared to an impression of great femininity in bitches. The male should appear more massive t…

The Great Dane Standard Through the Ages Part II ~1945~

The Official Illustrated Standard of the Great Dane Club of America, INC. 1945
(Typed for easy reading below each picture which has made this post EXTREMELY long. Also, you *should* be able to click on the pictures to enlarge, but sadly still not enough to read the charts.)


BREEDERS CODED OF ETHICS as endorsed by THE GREAT DANE CLUB OF AMERICA
There are only five recognize colors; all these basically fall into four color strains: 1 FAWN and BRINDLE, 2. HARLEQUIN and HARLEQUIN bred BLACK, 3. BLUE and BLUE bred BLACK, 4. BLACK. Color classifications being well founded, the Great Dane Club of America, Inc. considers it an inadvisable practice to mix color strains and it is the club's policy to adhere to the following matings:
------------------------------------------------------------------------ FAWN TO FAWN OR BRINDLE ONLY
BRINDLE TO BRINDLE OR FAWN ONLY
Pedigrees of FAWN or BRINDLED Danes should not carry HARLEQUIN, BLACK or BLUE upon them -------------------------------------------…

The Great Dane Standard Through the Ages Part IV ~1995~

(This is the last and current Standard)

The Great Dane Illustrated Standard Approved and Published by the Great Dane Club of America, Inc. September 1995, Illustrations by Stephen J. Hubbel
An Illustrated Standard And Guide for the Evaluation of the Great Dane This booklet has been prepared by The Great Dane Club of America to assist fanciers, breeders and judges in their assessment and understanding of desired Great Dane type. Nothing in the discussions or illustrations contained herein should be construed as altering or contradicting the provisions of the Official Standard of the Great Dane adopted by this club and approved by The American Kennel Club. It is rather to be considered as a supplement to, and expansion on, the Official Standard.
The reader should remember the Official Standard describes the ideal Great Dane. In the following commentary we discus common deviations from that ideal, and the relative importance to be place on such deviations in the overall evaluation of an in…