" Do you not know?
Have you not heard???

The LORD is the everlasting GOD,
the Creator of the ends of the earth." Isaiah 40:28

"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you;
I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." Isaiah 41:10

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Jesus said,
"For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.

But if you do not forgive men their sins,
your Father will not forgive your sins." Matthew 6:14,15



Thursday, July 22, 2010

Hello all !

I'm still around........just not posting much.  I think that busy summer days do that to alot of us.  4th evening of Vacation Bible School went well. 

I went there around 4 p.m. today, to help bag the cotton candy for tonight's snack.  That was interesting !  The machine was loud and fibrous bits of spun sugar were flying through the air, coating the walls and filling the slits in the airconditioner vent !  I'm glad that I thought ahead and wore a cap.  The air in the room looked like a fog after an hour of operating the machine, and I started to wonder what that was doing to my lungs !  I had trouble drawing a good breath, so I went outside for a breather.

But, OH ! the cotton candy was GOOD !  And it was definitely well-received by the kids.  It was so funny to see 3 or 4 year-olds licking cotton candy, having it for the first time, and trying to figure out what in the world it was. 

Tomorrow night is pizza night.  I've spent 2 nights in the 4th grade class, and I had no idea how rowdy boys of that age can be.  One asked me, "what are you doing in here anyway?" ! ! !

Hmmmmmmmm......but he didn't run me off !        I've got two grandsons , so I'd better figure out how to relate more to boys.  I don't have any trouble with Christopher, my great-nephew.......I suspect that these boys just haven't had as much Christian love as some.   Well, that's what we're there for, right? 

4 comments:

  1. Too funny on that one boy! I love me some Cotton Candy - I had that job one VBS many years ago (it was outdoors though).

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  2. you are an amazing lady to volounteer for that job!!!

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  3. Yes, 4th grade boys can be very rowdy! Good for you to stand firm and not let him run you off! I taught for many years and saw a LOT of kids in need of love and affirmation (but I must admit, some were easier to love than others). You may be blessing some of those kids in ways you don't even realize.

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  4. what a servant's heart you have for these children! we got the same kind of attitude from our boys on the inner city team...and now they come up and give me hugs and talk to me!

    stick with it, God is good and rewards us!

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