"For we walk by faith and not by sight." 2 Corinthians 5:7
It was one of those family times where everything was going so well! Our family was gifted with a beautiful home right on Suttons Bay for seven days, and for four of those days, job schedules allowed for our entire family to be all together in the same location.
"Remain in Me, and I in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit of itself but must remain in the vine, so neither can you unless you remain in Me." John 15:4
My middle son is a travel nurse, which means that every 12 weeks, he travels around the country to a new hospital assignment. As challenging as it is to start a new job every twelve weeks, this lifestyle does have its perks such as: the opportunity to make many friends, traveling all around the United States, and becoming a minimalist since everything you own has to fit inside your car/truck.
"The Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore." Psalm 121:8
"And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Matthew 28:19
Have you ever purchased a gift that seemed like a great idea at the time, but after giving it to the intended recipient, you second guess your judgment?
As many of us caught and experienced "Olympic Fever" this past summer, Michigan's "Taylor North Little League Team" provided the residents of Michigan with additional excitement and pride as the team captured the title of “Little League World Series Champions” on August 29, 2021. This baseball team, comprised of 11 and 12 year olds, is only the second team from Michigan to win this championship, with Michigan's first title won sixty-two years ago in 1959.
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight.”
Proverbs 3: 5&6
We're On Our Way into the 2021/2022 School Year! And Already... There has been so Much Joy in this Journey!
“Every good and perfect gift is from above.” James 1:17
Have you ever planned for a vacation or an event and found it very difficult to sleep the night before the big day? After all the preparations and organization, the anticipation generates such a strong sense of excitement that it is just difficult to relax and settle into a deep sleep. For many of us, that is what we experienced last Sunday night, as we were so excited to start the 2021/2022 school year!
Thank you for your incredible love, encouragement, and support this school year!
Words cannot properly express our gratitude for all that you have done!
To our eighth graders... God's richest blessings as you begin a new chapter in your academic journey! God has equipped and prepared you to do great things for His Kingdom! Always remember that there is NO impossible with God!
To everyone else... have a great summer. We look forward to everything the Lord has waiting for us when you return on August 30th!
Who knew when last year’s sixth grade class selected the 2020/2021 theme to be “There’s No Impossible With You”, it would become such an appropriate and encouraging battle cry for this school year? Based on the Scripture verse found in Matthew 19:26 "With God, all things are possible", we stood in awe as we watched the Lord work in different, yet powerful, ways this school year, despite a global pandemic!
As I reflect upon this previous school year, I am amazed of how God allowed and provided avenues for us to…