I haven't written in a while, so I thought I'd write a quick and dirty update (no real proofing) while I'm waiting to turn the clothes over from the washer to the dryer. I know...it's a glamorous life I lead. :P
Couple advancements this week. I decided I want to start going to Sunday School, and I asked Josiah to come with us on days that he can. He can't EVER come to church with us because they have him on the schedule for every Sunday. However, if he closes (going in at 11:30) then he COULD attend Sunday School with us. I just think it's really important for us to both concentrate on what should be most important in our lives...God. If we do that together, then that should only strengthen our relationship. Let's face it, things are absolutely awesome, beautiful, brilliant between us right now...but they may not always be. We will have rough times, and in those rough times, we are going to need a strong foundation. Not to mention the fact that Sunday School and other small church groups are how you really get connected with the church...and I really want that.
Next, I think I want to join the church. I really do. I'm going to talk to the pastor about it on Wednesday. While I'm fully aware that you can attend a church and participate in everything without actually joining, I feel like it's necessary. Joining a church is saying, I'm committed to this body of believers and I want to be part of your community. Mind you, depending upon where God leads us, we may not be at that church forever (it's not a marriage LOL), but it is a commitment. We'll see. As I said, I want to talk to the pastor a bit first and "kick the tires" as he says.
I think that's about it. I feel a lot more grounded lately, and I think that has something to do with my quiet time. I'm doing devotionals with some girls on facebook. We're going through a site called Good Morning Girls , and right now we're doing a study of 1 John. So every weekday (been slack on the weekends) I've actually been getting up at 5 and making sure I get at least a small amount of quiet time. I actually look forward to it!
Anyway, that's what's up with me right now. :) I'll write more soon. Jamie hooked me up with some pretty cool blogs that have writing exercises. I can't wait to try a couple out!
Monday, October 3, 2011
Quick and Dirty Spiritual Update. Wait. What?
Alissa Coburn is a lover of Jesus, the wife of her best friend, and of the mother of 6 beautiful children...whom she adores, but make her question her sanity daily. She also aspires to write and speak professionally, which she feels very deeply is her calling. "What I tell you in the dark, speak in the daylight; what is whispered in your ear, proclaim from the roofs." (Matt 10:27)