I will refuse to dance...
to the pressure
to be or to do.
or to prove something.
In order to win someone's love.
Or acceptance.

I am not a slave to the opinions of others.

Monday, May 30, 2011

Best Weekend EVER!

So this summer has been pretty dull. I went 21 days without seeing my friends. 21 days without hanging out with people my age. I was pretty bummed and bored lol. I mean don't get me wrong, I enjoyed my family and being able to have quality time with them, but i missed people my own age, my friends, and my brothers and sisters in Christ. SOOOO this past Saturday I got a full day of hanging out with them!

Here are some High Points::
-Kimberly and I have been friends since elementary school, and who would have thought I would be friends with her again in college. When she got to the house we stayed up till 2:15 laughing and talking about everything and anything
-We started off meeting in Arlington. Chisom and Donald got lost for 48 minutes while Kim and I tried to give them directions....EPIC FAIL! lol
-Evan came and screamed at every little bug that came his way lol
-Then Peter showed up! He drove like 2 and a half hours (crazy man)
-Then we went to a gas station, which was an event in itself, and the boys decided they didn't wanna pay parking at the ballpark, so they were gonna risk it and leave their cars at wal-mart.
-Got to the ballpark like 2 hours before the game started and spent most the time waiting for Evan to finish shopping lol.
-Watched an awesome game, 5 home-runs in ONE game! Heck Yes!
-Said our good-byes and Peter prayed for us before we traveled back to our homes. (loved the prayer hated the goodbyes)
-Sunday was awesome as well. Church was fabulous, daddy preached an awesome sermon.
-Kim left around 2 (that wasn't a good part)
-Played a family game of volleyball.
-and ended the night with just great quality family time

So why do i tell you all this? I tell you this because God answers prayers and he does them big! I needed time with my friends desperately, and although the boys are a bit rambunctious, it was just what I needed. The funny part is that I wouldn't have known any of these people if it wasn't for stepping out of my comfort zone and going with Kim to a bible study. These are the lovely people I talked about the post below this one! So this weekend had lots of laughs, good talks, and just being around people my age who live to serve God with all their lives. It was exactly what i needed, and God provided. Now I am looking forward to seeing all their bright faces again! Might have to wait another 18 days, but I think I can do it! :)

Friday, May 20, 2011

Answered Prayers and Home for the Summer

How I Met Your Mother/Friends/Thats So Raven/YaYa Sistrhood/Cheers/Big Bang Theory/Jersey Shore/Desperate Housewives/MASH/ect...

All these shows have one thing in common....friends, and not just one friend but groups of friends. Over the past two years of college I've had a friend here a couple here, but not a group. So i have been praying for God to put a group of friends in my life that would help build me up in the Lord and keep me accountable. Well Fall semester of my sophomore year, I had a group of friends, but it wasn't what I needed. So anyways here's the story...

Well... if you would have asked me a few weeks before school got out, i would tell you "heck yes I'm ready to be home". Then the week till i leave to come home, I meet a group of amazing people. I went to a "small group" where i knew a few people, but nobody very well. I had started to get to know them a little better. As soon as I walked in, I was treated soooo well and just taken right in. This was on a Wednesday and I moved home on a Friday.... God was working because now I wasn't ready to go home...

SIDE NOTE:: In fact I moved home that Friday, and the following Sunday I drove to Tarleton to see a few of them. We have plans to hang out and chill over the summer, and I'm even going to Peru with a couple of them. I think it is so funny how God just rocks my world when I have just hit a point of total confusion. I am really looking forward to going back and having that group I have been praying for. I believe God put them in my life at the last minute because now that I am home, i had the option to be who i was last summer (which wasn't what i needed) or just hang with my family, talk to people from school, get deep with Jesus, and just relax till school starts. So yes it will be a lonely summer but it will be a very rewarding summer! I'm going to enjoy all the family time, the few times i get to see people from school, and growing my relationship with Christ! :)

~So to all those lovely people! Thank you for being an answered prayer!!~