Friday, November 9, 2012

Friday's Fave Five - November 9, 2012

1. Last Saturday I was privileged to go to the luncheon at the Arabian Horse Shoe, where an award in memory of my sister-in-law Jane was unveiled, to be given to the "Best in Show" horse and rider for the next fifteen years.  It was an honor to attend.

2. After the show, I stopped at a very nice thrift store in that area.  It's run by Mennonites, and the proceeds go to an orphanage they support.  I have to wear skirts to my job, and it's sometimes difficult to find basic straight skirts in black, tan, brown - basic colors.  I found three skirts there!

3. After the election, the knowledge that God is in control, that nothing takes Him by surprise, and that He is still good - those attributes are a comfort.

4. Thursday was a hugely hectic day - but our students wrapped and packed over 150 boxes for Operation Christmas Child.  Very proud of them!

5. This Albert Mohler article had good thoughts about the election.


Barbara H. said...

Congratulations to your sister-in-law!

I agree about being comforted in God's sovereignty and goodness after the election.

I love the idea of the Christmas boxes but have never been part of a group that did them.

Susanne said...

Yes, congrats to your sister in law. How nice that she had family there for the honor!

How awesome of your students to pack that many boxes!

Laura@OutnumberedMom said...

We are SO on the same page! I loved Al Mohler's post on the election, and one of your faves was SO similar to mine. That thrift store sounds great. And very cool that your kids packed so many boxes for such a great ministry. Have a great week ahead!

Annette Whipple said...

It does, indeed, sound like a privilege to attend that ceremony!

Willow said...

That award is a wonderful way to remember your sister in law.
Thanks for linking to Mohler's column. It was an excellent reminder.

Susan @ FruitfulWords said...

What a blessing to find THREE skirts at the thrift store. That will sure add to your work clothing choices.

And how nice that some of the shop's revenue goes to support an orphanage.

Congrats and good job to your students. 150 OCC boxes is awesome. I turned in mine today (3) and am already shopping for next year. :)