Monday, November 22, 2004


This Blog is just a compilation of thoughts of the goings on of the past weekend: I have a lot to type about so, excuse the randomness

In two days, I'll be at home. I'm flying home wednesday and my good friend Mike hanel is picking me up at the airport. I cannot wait to be home and see my family! In fact, this is the most excited I've ever been to go home. I imagine that it'll be strange though too, like the first time I came home way back when I was a freshman oh so many years ago. Only this time it's different because I consider Oklahoma home (and it could be somewhere I stay for a long time not just four years... who knows), and I'm just visiting my family, instead of like at school, where I was just "going" to school there and Illinois was my home. It's hard to describe the difference but it is there. I think maybe the biggest difference is that I'm not taking a "break"... I'm taking a "vacation" Stuff won't stop around here; I just won't be here to see it happen.

This past weekend we had our district youth gathering and once again, I'm amazed at how cool my youth are. I have the best youth in the state of Oklahoma. Kristy and I's opening night games were received well and it seemed like everyone was having a lot of fun. Overall, it was a great weekend and I think that the OK district DCE's did a great job.

Talked to my good good friend Jamie J last night for awhile. We prayed over the phone for each other's lives and ministries That's probably the part I miss the most about school is the people that know exactly what to pray for before you even say you need it.

Yesterday was our church voter's meeting, so after OK'd I went to that and gave a presentation about what's been going on at the church. I was so nervous! Everyone is so kind though that they told me I did a good job :). That's another blessing in my life: this church is great. I had, I know at least 10 people come up and say that they were praying for me and for my family for what's been going on with my family this past week. That is so great (not the best word use, but Im not sure how else to say it). I feel so humbled by these people's care and concern of me. And even thoughI'm going home, I was invited to thanksgiving dinners! yay!

I am blessed. That's all there is to it. HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE!