So, this morning instead of sitting around feeling crummy we (the kids and I) put on our hats, packed up water and snacks, grabbed our bible and headed out on the trail. We hiked up to Lily Pad Lake, a couple miles up toward Buffalo Mountain. It was a glorious morning and we had such a great time together. I realized a couple things this morning out there enjoying nature 1) we will get involved in a church a some point and 2) it doesn't do any good making myself sick about it, I just need to do something. When we got to the lake, we all plopped down on a rock, had a quick snack and then had a small bible study. We talked about parables and specifically read the parable of the sower. I was so amazed at the discussion that the kids had about sharing God's love with others and being kind to others even when no one is watching. I hadn't planned it but as I started reading the scripture I smiled when the first line read: That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake (Matthew 13:1). The kids all thought that was cool too. We were sitting by a lake, just as Jesus had been, sharing God's message together.
I hope you all had a great Sunday!