Friday, April 17, 2009

Enjoying Sunny Weather...and a Winner, Too!

It is an absolutely gorgeous day outside today! I love waking up to these kind of mornings...I can most easily remember "Life is Good!!" There is much to do today in order to get ready for the fundraiser and I'm excited about it all! Yes, this is going to be a great weekend.

I remembered an online devotion that I read recently - from the Girlfriends in God - referring to those storms that come in our life and it said...


Anything -- any trial or pain -- that drives us to God can be counted as a blessing. Faith sees the storm as a chance for God to work in a new way. Faith sees the darkness as an opportunity for His light to shine brighter. Faith sees pain as an opportunity for God to comfort and encourage His precious child......


I want to write this down in my devotion journal because today is a beautiful day - weather-wise and even emotionally and spiritually - but I know another storm will come...they always do. But if I tuck these little nuggets of encouragement away on a sunny day - I'll be prepared. Sorta like remembering to put the umbrella back in the van!! I hope you have a really sunny weekend - in all ways!


Thanks to everyone who left me a caption idea....too cute! The Starbucks card goes to Tanya........

"Hmm..I think that sticky spot WAS ice cream!!"

10 comments:

  1. Jennifer~
    I completely forgot to come back and leave a caption comment for that sweet picture! I knew my tired brain wouldn't cooperate!

    I love the devotion you shared...how very true it is! I wish you the best of luck with your fundraiser...such a fantastic cause!

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  2. Congratulations to Tanya!

    Thank you for the beautiful devotion. Have a wonderful day!

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  3. that is a cute caption! congrats to the winner!

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  4. Wow, loved that quote!

    What an absolutely adorable picture!!

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  5. Thanks for sharing the devotion. Sooooooooo true! Amen!

    Have a fabulous weekend!

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  6. That is too cute! Great caption!

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  7. Thanks for stopping by Smithellaneous and leaving a note! It's nice to meet you, too. :-)

    I loved reading about your family and your dear son who's gone to be with the Lord. He sounded like a rare gem.

    Becky
    smithellaneous.blogspot.com

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  8. YAHOO..I WON, I WON! ☺

    Jennifer, I'm SOOOOO SORRY it's taken me so long to get over here and say THANKS! I had my sister's two children, and then Link's sister's baby over the weekend. Then of course yesterday was my father-in-law's b'day so we did church and then lots of cooking for the dinner we had for him. WHEW! I can't believe I'm saying it, but I'm actually GLAD it's Monday! ☺

    Anyway, THANKS SO MUCH for the card! You are too sweet! (I'm going to be holding a giveaway over at my blog soon.. I'll let you know) ☺

    Have a GREAT week!
    Love You,
    Tonya

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  9. I'm such a DORK! I just realized that I don't have your email address to send you my mailing address. You can email me at nason5@aol.com

    THANKS! ☺

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  10. Love the caption...LOVE your blog. I am blessed everytime I stop by!!!

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