Friday, August 29, 2008


Greetings from a very busy place! :) See I have not forgotten my friends. My days have been quite filled. :) Between work, play practice, cleaning the house for company, creating swords and old looking documents for The Wizard of Oz, to trying to keep my room at least half clean. It is been fun.. but I can say that I am really looking forward to school starting on Tuesday. After school starts I will only be going into work after 3pm. Which is fine with me because I've got a lot to do. I still haven't finished my math from last year. :) Shame on me. I'm pretty sure that I've worked on about 2 lessons in about 3 months. That's gettin' 'er done hu? :) All in all it has been a wonderful summer. Very fast and very trying. But good nonetheless. One of the many things that I have been learning this summer is that God's timing is always perfect. I mean there are really no words to describe it. For example, when I tried out for The Wizard of Oz play I was pretty much heart broken when I didn't get the the part of Dorothy. But thinking on it now I would not have had time for it!! I mean I am so busy!! So I thought that was cool that God had that planned out so that I was not so over busy that I would pretty much go insane!! Another thing I noticed about how good God is to me. This might have no meaning to any of you but it is something that is a big deal to me :) In my room I had my bed right below my window so that I could feel the breeze in the summer time when the windows were open. I recently rearrange my room and now my bed is in a corner of my room kind of next to the window. I hadn't thought about it until that night that I will not be able to feel the breeze any more since my bed wasn't right below the window. So I was slightly agitated and kind of depressed because there was such a lovely breeze blowing through my window. So anyways, I was lying in bed thinking about how I wished that my bed was below the window so I could feel the breeze, and the Lord all of a sudden sent a very strong breeze through my window and I felt it on my bed where I was. And I found a spot where I can feel the breeze at night. I almost cried because I realized how much God really cares for me and for my wants. God pays attention to even the smallest things, like gentle breezes through a window. It just really made me stop and think about how we have such a Loving and Awesome God! That he should care about such little sinning creatures as us! WOW!
I also misplaced my memory card for my camera and was pretty sure that I had thrown it in the garbage or that it had gotten lost somewhere never to be found. My mom and I looked through 2 garbage bags trying to find my camera card. It was unproductive and so I kinda figured that I was let it go and hopefully it would show up some time or another. And low and behold the Lord helped me find it. In my purse! :) Why it would be in there? I have no idea! :) hehe! So I was really thankful for that as well.
Yesterday evening my sister and I went to clean my grandma's new apartment with our Aunt and Uncle. We thoroughly cleaned it top to bottom so now we have no fears of what might live in the carpet, in the cabinet in the bathroom, between the pieces of tile in the bathroom or below the kitchen sink . We had such a good time with our Aunt and Uncle, plus we both just LOVE cleaning!! Unfortunately I didn't have my camera with me so... no pictures! Sorry! :)
Play practice has been really fun but extremely time consuming! :) I haven't had the chance to take pictures of our process, but Lord willing I will be able to soon. For our play we got to be in the town parade, so that was A LOT of fun! :) ( If you haven't noticed I really enjoy using the smiley faces :) ) It has been a great opportunity for me to share the gospel and to show what the Lord has done in my life.
Working at the bank..ahem Credit Union... has really been great too. I really get a chance to share the gospel. It's just a matter of me being bold. And for those of you who know me you might think that it wouldn't be a problem for me... but it is! :) So pray the the Lord would help me to speak the Word with all boldness and without shame. :) For there is nothing to be ashamed of. :)
Well, I should stop writing now. Lord willing I will get some pictures up here soon. I've got a ton of them!! Being that I used Ana's camera for a while there I haven't gotten a chance to get them off of her card. I will also hopefully have some pictures of the weapons that we are making for the Winkies in our play. They are really cool looking! Well, until then. Grace and Peace to you, from God our Father!

“Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may obtain it. And everyone who competes for the prize is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a perishable crown, but we for an imperishable crown.” --1 Corinthians 9:24-25 (NKJV)

1 comment:

Shelly said...

Leah, What a wonderful update! How encouraging to see God's work in your life and His perfect answers to your prayers! Way to be bold at practice and work! Keep beaming light in all places Leah! God has HUGE plans for you!