And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried; they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It is my people: and they shall say, The Lord is my God. Zechariah 13:9
Yesterday, the 16th, was Georgie's, opps! I mean George's 14th birthday. He informed me Georgie sounds too childish, so now it is George!! He also informed me that he does not want a party, a cake, or anything. But, Oliver wanted to make him cupcakes and I allowed him to do that. What is a birthday without something?
Our church family did something different yesterday. We gathered at 8:30 for breakfast around a campfire in the woods. Scrambled eggs, bacon, baked oatmeal, fruit and birthday cupcakes. Was delicious! And even more different, we took communion sitting around the fire. It was so neat and special! Every so often the neighbor man would shoot his gun. We started feeling like we were possibly the next persecuted Christians. It was a reminder that there are many Christians who realize that if they are caught worshipping the Lord Jesus Christ, they will lose their lives. We are so blessed with religious freedom - freedom to worship wherever we choose with whoever we choose. Let's not take that for granted, but continue to pray that those freedoms will remain for many, many, MANY more years to come.
Happy Birthday, George! You are growing into a nice young man! Love ya gobs!
Today, our one and only daughter turned 22. She is a kind hearted beautiful woman and we love her dearly! Happy birthday, Kels, and may the Lord's blessings continue to be with you as serve as a wife and mommy to your little family. Uriah wanted to make her cake, and he did - a huge cupcake! It was delicious and looked nice, too. Thanks Riah!