Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Oh, How I Love Them!!

Yesterday, my dear friend Annette and I went to spend some time "helping" the MOM's ministry girls at our church get ready for the season. I say help them loosely - mostly I just sit there in awe of how much they get done! These women are so beyond what I was when I was a starting out mom! I was lucky most days to just get dressed and make dinner. Many of them do canning, bake homemade bread, have businesses, make all kinds of incredible crafty things and they serve people. I love being around them - they give me energy and inspiration. Yesterday one of them, who is a kindred spirit, gave me this wonderful verse that I want to share:

"Oh, bless our God, you peoples!
and make the voice of His praise to be heard,
Who keeps our soul among the living,
and does not allow our feet to be moved.
For You, O God, have tested us;
You have refined us as silver is refined.
You brought us into the net;
you laid affliction on our backs.
You have caused me to ride over our heads;
We went through fire and through water;
but You brought us out to rich fulfillment."
Psalm 66:8-12
Thank you girls for being yourselves and sharing who you are with others!


The Pace Posse said...

I am so looking forward to getting to be a part of this ministry this year.

Meredith said...

You make me cry. Love you!

annette said...

amen meleea! those moms are amazing! (and miss heather, you ARE one of "them")and those verses a word from God!

Eryn said...

You are too sweet! Your "kindred spirit" and I were just saying how much we love having you girls around (you and annette). We LOVE it. I want to be the kind of mom you are when I grow up!

Mara said...

ditto Eryn...thanks so much for investing in us Meleea!