Well, we survived the Christmas season! We had such a fun, exciting, joyful time celebrating Jesus this year. And, we were all worn out! The children were so blessed and really enjoyed the season. In fact, we were still listening to Christmas music tonight in the car! I did get all of the decorations put away this week. We are now the proud owners of two more creatures...a hedgehog named 'Sonic' and a sugar glider named 'Sugar'. They are adorable little animals and have already brought much delight to our home.
The outreach at our home on the 18th went very good. About 40 people showed up, including children. We ate, had introductions, showed a short video with Franklin Graham and a Thai lady gave her testimony. Then, we played Santa Swap. It was around 9 pm at that point and people began to leave. So, with those that remained we sang a few carols. We know seeds were sown and feel very thankful for so many friends to be able to share the gospel with. There is one elderly man specifically that has shown interest in studying the Bible. Please pray for him, his name is 'Boonrock'. The plan is to start studying with him monthly or more if he is willing. He already has been studying the Bible on his own.
On a personal level...God has really been bringing up more things in my heart and life that I was pushing down. I knew I was, but it just seemed better to hold it in, sometimes it just makes life easier (but does it?). It really does have to come out, so, after the holidays, I spent some time dealing with things. I feel so much better. I love God so much and love how He is always right here, so close...to help me with life!! I just can't imagine life without Him. I was listening to a song yesterday...it was saying, 'Where would I be if you hadn't died on that cross and shed the blood?' I don't even want to THINK about where I would be! Thank you JESUS! Life is so wonderful.