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Showing posts from July 1, 2012

Definition of a Blessing

A blessing is... unearned, unexpected gift from either someone you know or a stranger that causes you joy or happiness. Most of us think of it as the prayer before a meal or some words a priest says over us. The blessing we received was neither of those.

Kim and our family played in an unearned, unexpected gift given by Legacy Church last week. As part of their gift for our 25 years of shared ministry, they blessed us with two full days at Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine, TX. No. Not just Kim and me, but our entire family!

The event turned out to be more than time away from ministry and a Sunday off from preaching. It truly was a blessing; a gift that gave us great joy that will linger for years to come.
The first day of our waterpark adventure began on Kim's and my 37th wedding anniversary date, June 28 (1975). We have celebrated our wedding anniversary many ways, but spending it at an indoor waterpark with thousands of our closest friends was a first. And, a great first it …