Itâ€™s a sunny day, and a nice breeze is blowing through the bus. Joseph is practicing his mandolin, several are taking naps, and two of us are on laptops, while the rest are enjoying some good conversation.
We listened in to the nursing home church Sunday morning via cell phone. After that, we sang a few hymns and then discussed in length more on what Nathan had preached on. We had a restful Sunday, and the day ended with a birthday party for Jesse. Since Jesse has a September birthday, it seems the last few years weâ€™ve been on-the-road. My aunt and uncle wanted to bless Jesse and have a party for him, and we had a quiet evening on their back deck.
Yesterday passed quickly, with everyone busy with miscellaneous projects. We had our family time in Godâ€™s Word right after breakfast. Jesse and John washed Uriah, who badly needed a good â€œbathâ€. Dad worked on some wiring things on the bus, others did school, work, etc.
We greatly enjoyed our time with Uncle Rob and Aunt Tami. We had originally planned to drive from Memphis to their house on Sunday, but we realized we could make the four hour drive yet Saturday evening. We arenâ€™t able to spend much time with them since they live out-of-state, so we are grateful for these opportunities. Itâ€™s not a small thing to have nine people descend upon your house. We had a good time of fellowship with them, and Mom and Aunt Tami had some special sister time talking. Mom was able to catch up on laundry, and Aunt Tami helped with much of the ironing.
Lindsay Lane Baptist Church was very gracious to open their doors to the conference. We enjoyed seeing some familiar faces at this conference, as well as meeting in person several families we had only known through occasional e-mails. I met three young ladies who are faithful blog readers (see picture below) 🙂 . We were also grateful for all the loading up help last night; it makes that process much smoother.
We have a little less than 400 miles to drive today, and then weâ€™ll be doing a conference in Panama City, Florida, our southern most point on this trip. Within a week, weâ€™ll be going to our most northern point 🙂 .
Thank you for your prayers!
Sarah for the rest