Friday, February 18, 2011


No Friday Fragments for me today....

I'm too busy packing up the important stuff... like Blow-pops, candy, Tylenol...

which can only mean its time for another Believe trip.  The Jr High conference that is in Cincinnati for 2 days.  Yep, 2 full days of THOUSANDS of kids worshipping together... learning about God... having a fun time, but getting to know each other better as well.  It's always holds "life memory" moments... Praying this year is the same.

I am excited to go, but also am feeling really badly going.  Why?  Because my dad is home after the back surgery yesterday (THANK YOU SO MUCH for all the prayers & encouragement) & he's in some major pain.  I hate leaving him like that... I hate leaving my mom there by herself to do it all on her own.  I'm just so torn about going.  But dad told me, "The next 2 days are going to be rough for me, but I'll get through them -  so just go & have fun... we'll make it through"... which makes me want to stay even more... sigh...

So can you all do me a favor - pray for some certain things for the next 2 days?

*that we have a safe travels... lots of young lives that you are responsible for is never taken lightly

*that these kids learn something they've never learned before... even if its that Jesus loves them MORE then they thought... sometimes the most simple messages are the most powerful

*that we all stay healthy.  The flu has been traveling around our area & praying everyone is getting in these vans all healthy - no germs to pass around to each other.

*that my dad's pain is tolerable the next few days as he heals... that the medicine stays in his system & gives him the relief he needs

*that my mom can keep up with the schedule of medicine & taking care of dad, with the pulling & tugging of getting him up & down & over & flat in the bed

*that I can just breath... between the responsibility of the kids & the worry of dad at home... I need to just breath... & remember to BELIEVE!!!!!!

Happy Weekend everyone!


  1. I printed out your requests and put them in my prayer journal so I can pray just like you said it. Hope you all have a great weekend and I'm going to be praying extra prayers for your Dad this weekend, too.

  2. Happy weekend Rebecca, I'll be praying for you guys:

  3. Sweet never have to ask for prayers! You can guarantee that I'll lift you, your group of teenagers, your mom and your dad up in my prayers. Trust and BELIEVE that God will take care of everything! Enjoy yourself this weekend...OK? :)

  4. Praying with you friend! So glad your dad made it through the surgery.

    Just relax and have a great time!

  5. Here I sit in Cincinnati thinking about crashing your party. Nah - I'll leave you guys alone.

    I'm sure your dad will be fine - but I'll pray for him anyway :)

  6. I hope you have a great time. I will be praying for you all!

    Hugs & love,

  7. Believe sounds incredible! Praying for all of the participants: safe journeys and growth in their spiritual life. Also praying for your parents!

  8. RJ,
    I'll be praying for you all beautiful one!! And I'll pray for your dad and mom too.
    I love you girl,


  9. Prayers going out! I hope it's a great trip.

  10. Praying for you and your parents and the trip and the kids.

    I know it will be amazing! Can't wait to hear all about it.


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