Monday, January 28, 2008

Revisiting where the romance began

Doesn't that sound like an exciting title....intigued? Well. this weekend Todd and I spent at the site where I first fell in love with him. Back when I thought it would never happen. God would never give me such an incredible guy as Todd.
Yup. Todd and I spent Friday and Saturday during the day at the wonderful, amazing, God filled Camp LIvingstones with four youth and some brave adults for our youth leadership retreat....And it was an amazing time. God just floored me with his faithfullness. I can't believe the plans God has for us. As I sat on the rocking chairs on the front porch of the dining hall on Sat morning, I just praised the Lord and sat in awe. It was six years ago that I had my first real heartbreak with Todd....And six years later, here I am married to him, which is way better than I could have even imagined back then, and serving with him at a tiny baptist church with the youth, with a tiny peanut growing inside of me bigger every day!(check him out on the blog, he is starting to look more like a baby)....Can I get a Hallelujah! God's plans are better for us than we can even imagine. So don't give up.......God has plans bigger for each of you than you can imagine. And life would be so boring if we just lived our plans and dreams, and not what God has planned and dreamed for us!
We did have a blast. Andrew, STeven, Allie and Alyse went, and Daddy and Joe chaperoned. Andy spoke about having a passion for Christ on Friday night(after we had the most amazing Mamma Sm. meal imaginable). It was the most convicting message..God moved. Then we stayed up entirely too late playing Taboo. Nathan came and spoke sat morning. It was so great to see him. He really challenged us to be people of integrity. Then we did the low ropes course. Peanut and I were not too adventorous, however, we did do the tomahawk walk.....which was a hoot. The youth had a blast. Finally Todd talked about servanthood, and washed my feet. Wow.
I was totally challenged to stop living my life for myself and start living to serve others.I might try to borrow alli's camera and post some pics.
Well that's all for now. I am thankful for each of you guys!!! Don't forget God has plans for you! Plans to prosper you and not harm you to give you a hope and a future.


Casey said...

You are precious and wonderful and I love it when you blog. I am SO jealous that you got to spend the weekend at CLS!!! Did you guard your heart? ;) It's probably better for our friendship that you don't have to do that anymore. You used to get so mad at me...

I love you a lot and would love a phone date with you in my near future.

Jenn said...

i love love your blog. I was so excited to get to talk to you the other night. I am going to call you as soon as I can. your baby sure is cute on here. I can't wait to hear how your doctors appointment goes. I hope that it goes great! I am praying for you an mr. PEanut everyday! I love you sister.. did i mention that.

Aunt Brenda said...

Hey Mr. and Mrs. Gingerbread. Your little baby is cute floatin' around like that. That's a pretty neat thing. Michelle, I e-mailed Jenn a couple of days ago and she e-mailed me back. I've got to start staying in contact with her now that I have a computer again. Take care of your little peanut. Glad ya'll got to go back to where you met. I'm sure that was fun!

angelonwheels said...

Hey great post! I commented before it didn't post bummer, and I cannot remember what I wrote a few days Love you big time!