Friday, June 10, 2011

Friday's Fave Five #49

It's time for another Friday's Fave Five (hosted by Susanne at Living to Tell the Story).

My Fave Five this week:-
1. I spent $6.70 at the library's book sale and came home with 2 bagfuls of great books, CDs, and DVDs. Thankful and excited :)!

2. I had so much fun taking senior pictures of my 17 yo daughter, Alyssa! God made her so beautiful (inside and out :)). Such a delightful blessing she is! Here are a few samples out of over 200 pictures I took.

3.We enjoyed watching a series of magnificent lightning in the sky (60+ lightning strikes). Very cool light show :)! "The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge." Psalm 19:1-2

4. I'm participating in 21 Days of Prayer for Sons and I have been blogging about this prayer challenge on my homeschool-related blog, Fruitbearers. I love praying the Scriptures for my sons (and daughter).

5. Alyssa was leaping on cloud nine on Tuesday :)! It's impossible for her (and me) to express all her excitement in words. She got accepted by OM (Operation Mobilization) to serve onboard the Logos Hope for 2 months. She will leave in August to get onboard the Logos Hope in Phuket, Thailand and in October, she will leave from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to come back home. I'm so excited to see what the Lord will do in her, for her, and through her. What a mighty God we serve! (Alyssa used to sing that song out loud in public when she was a toddler :).)


Brenda said...

Very exciting news for your daughter, I know you will miss her a lot, but it will be an amazing experience for her. Congratulations!

Laura@OutnumberedMom said...

I love library book sales!!

Such great news for your daughter. Can't wait to hear all about it.

Have a great weekend.

Willow said...

How exciting for your daughter! I remember when OM brought a ship to Portland and we toured it--years ago.
Aren't library book sales the BEST way to snag great reads and great bargains?

Our Village is a Little Different said...

Library book sales are fantastic, aren't they?
Alyssa is as beautiful as she is talented, thank you for sharing the photos.
I'm glad they are doing another 21 days of prayer for sons. It's a wonderful thing.
I hope Alyssa enjoys the trip. What a great ministry.

Susanne said...

Congratulations to Alyssa on her graduation and on being accepted to OM. That is quite an adventure she will be on. Many blessings to her!

Library book sales are awesome. We just had one too at our library and it was very hard to resist.

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