Tuesday, December 25, 2007

A fun weekend...

We left on Thursday night to go to my sisters house in Northern CA. We arrived at about lunch time on Friday. We went out to a Mexican food place with my sister. Bryan (my brother-in-law) was still at work. Deborah had been preparing chili all day long. It was amazing! We unloaded the van with all the baby stuff. We set up the crib and the stroller. They really make strollers complicated these days! The air mattress that Jonathan and I slept on went flat during the night which meant that I was on the ground and he was still up (because I weigh more). We went ice skating on Saturday. Jonathan was pretty much amazing at it. My feet hurt so bad, I could barely stand up. I went and got different skates... what a huge difference! I got hockey skates, and they were way easy! I probably took the most falls of anyone of us, but they weren't hard falls (unlike Christina and dad). The air mattress went flat again on Saturday night. Oh well... I lived! :) We went to my Uncle Kevin's church on Sunday morning. Deborah had prepared a very good chicken lunch for all of us. We watched some football, and then played a little bit of football in the parking lot. We left about 6:30 pm and dad drove until 10 pm or so. I drove until 1:15 am which we arrived home.

This afternoon, we had Grandma & Grandpa over for dinner and gift opening as is traditional. Pastor Tim and family joined us at 3 pm. It is always fun having them over. They are a great blessing to us all. I am pretty much exhausted, so I'm going to cut this short. In Jeremiah 15:19-20, God promises to protect Jeremiah if he is obedient to what God tells him to do.

Therefore, thus says the LORD, "If you return, then I will restore you--Before Me you will stand; And if you extract the precious from the worthless, You will become My spokesman. They for their part may turn to you, But as for you, you must not turn to them. "Then I will make you to this people A fortified wall of bronze; And though they fight against you, They will not prevail over you; For I am with you to save you And deliver you," declares the LORD.

This is a great encouragement to me! Sometimes we can feel so alone when being obedient in hard situations, but God is always with us! It is His job to protect us, it is our job to be obedient!

1 comment:

Stephanie Marie said...

Oh goodness...I know about those horrid air mattresses! lol They always go flat, and yes, I'm always the heaviest one on it. Sympathies post-the-fact upon you. :D jk