Like some of you, I prefer to shun the "spotlight" because it's not a comfortable place for me.
However, I've asked God for more deep friendships in my life and I won't cross paths with them if I don't make myself available. He's already made that clear. :)
I am 39. Good grief!
Really? I don't think I've written that before. When did that happen? Hmm.
Anyway... I am married to a great man and have two beautiful children. Our daughter is 13 and our son is 10. I grew up in KS, but have lived in San Antonio all of my adult life. My walk with the Lord has run hot & cold at times, but mostly "lukewarm". I'm trying to be consistent & committed in what I think my walk should look like, however I admit I am easily distracted by small insignificant things. I am also well aware that what I think and what God thinks are not always the same...hee,hee.
He has a way of nudging me in the right direction.
My parents were not church-goers. They were big on letting their kids "make their own choices when they're old enough". In our tiny town there were two churches to choose from. Baptist & Methodist. I knew some people who went to the Methodist, so that's where I started going in Jr. high. In that small church there were not many resources, but a few people who cared & gave their time to the youth, and I found a home there. I prayed as a child, but didn't ask Christ into my life until my late teens - never was told I needed to until then. I just assumed he was there from the get-go.
After moving to TX, I continued to search for the right church home. In my search I visited nearly every kind of church, so I guess you could say I've made the rounds. At different times in my life, different churches met different needs. I was baptized at age 20 in a Southern Baptist church, married in an Episcopal church, and currently am a member of the Methodist church again.
My children love our church and often wake before me on Sunday mornings! I tell ya, that is God at work right there because any other day of the week I practically have to drag them out of bed! :)
I am blessed to be a SAHM again at this time in my life. Hoping to get a little more in line with Proverbs 31. (Smile).
Being home has afforded me time in the past year to take a couple of Beth Moore Bible studies. I must confess, that I was once intimidated by her every time I heard her on TV or the radio and never thought I could stack up to the women who study with her. I now know that's not the case. I'm still way outta my league, but her way of sharing the Word has blessed me immensely and I practically count the days until the next study.
My goodness, I'm sure that's all TMI about me. I am looking forward to the weekend. I've asked a few friends if they would like to go, but no takers. (Timing of school starting & all).
So, I'll be going solo and looking forward to meeting new friends.