Sunday, June 7, 2009

Family Camp

A few weeks ago, Trey was in his office praying. After he prayed for his wife to be sweet and submissive and not spend all of his money on Milk Duds, he asked the Lord for something else.
He prayed that we might be able to take a family vacation this summer. We could sure use one but, you know, there's the whole feeding and clothing six children thing that seems to stand between us and some sweet, sweet chilaxin.
Not fifteen minutes later, a gentleman from one of our church partners walked into Trey's office.

"Trey, could you and your family use a week away? We'd love to send you to the Ozarks for family camp. You'd be totally taken care of and get a chance to get some rest."

"Oh, um, no thanks."

"WHAT!?! YES!!! YES!!! YES!!!!"

We're on our way and can't wait to relax a little bit with la familia.

It's about a seven hour drive and this is what our car has looked like most of the morning...thanks to a little Dramamine.

We're so excited to kick our feet up and spend some time together in the beauty of northern Arkansas. And I keep telling Trey that he should be thankful...the Lord answered 1/2 of his prayer.
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Holli said...

Do you think Trey could pray for a family vaca for us?..... just tried and waited 15 min.... NO RESPONSE. Ask him what I else I should try?

Karin Katherine said...

LOVE answered prayers. Enjoy your time away. Cannot wait to hear all about it.

Cole said...

Have an awesome time!

Caroline said...

hi friend! I am so excited for you guys to have this time away! I hope it really relaxes, refreshes,and restores you guys! Have an amazing time!
Oh,and I love the pic!!!

Becca said...

This is amazing! That is fantastic - I hope you have a great time!

Casey (@ Ever-Changing Life) said...

Yeah! Sounds awesome. What an answer to prayer. Enjoy your vaca!

Henley on the Horn said...

What a gift!! Praise God for answered prayers. I hope y'all have the best time & that you will share some good stories with us!! Have fun. I love the pic, by the way!

Stacy said...

Yea! Are you all going to Kanakuk Family Kamp? We are going again as well. If you haven't gone- GO! It's awesome-
Have a great vacation!!
Love the blog, too!

Candy said...

This picture speaks volumes! Love it, absolutely love it!
Blessings to all you up there!

Sue said...

I love when God surprises and answers prayer in such cool ways :-D

Hope you're having a fantastic week away!

Sumer said...

Wow! Have a great time and that is the sweetest picture I have seen in a long time!