Friday, September 30, 2011
Monday, September 5, 2011
It is such a remarkable thing-- to be in the right place at the right time-- when you, as a child of God, get to watch a portion of the tapestry come together. Last week we got to experience this blessing as well as others in our faith family! From the moment that Michael and I announced the garage sale, family and friends brought donations and gave of their time (especially mom and dad) to help us make the sale a success. A few nights before the sale we made it our goal to raise $1000 in three days, which we would put into our adoption savings! We made almost to the dollar, $1000 on day one! Praise the Lord, by the end of friday--day three-- we had raised almost $2000! And somehow we are still selling items even though the sale is over. It was awesome to see the garage open on wednesday morning and watch church friends walking up the driveway, ready to shop and ready to give more donations. Wow!
Want more? This week we were approached by some dear friends who have worked in many ministries with us...Holli, Lisa and Leah. Their high school girls Core Group is going to to a t-shirt fundraiser in October for the four families at Cornerstone Baptist! Also friends & family are texting at all hours, with words of support and to tell us they are praying.
We see God’s beautiful handiwork come together as God brings our church to a unified 100% affirmation as the Lenningtons are voted in to shepherd our youth. And so many more “blessings in progress” within our small group and families. Thank you Lord, for moving in our lives! You are truly able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us.
Here is Ella Jane, on our last trip over with the goods! :)