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7 Quick Takes Friday - July 13th

A week of real growth in virtue.  Maybe I'll be able to articulate a few of those items here in my quick review!

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VBS is over in about 3 hours!!!  So excited to have these little ones grow closer to Jesus and then be far away from me for a while!

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It's been difficult dealing with the crazy chaos of VBS this week, trying my patience many times, but I feel like I've been able to resign myself to only try to take control of what I could - the games station.  Everything else is out of my hands!

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Work Camp - we're leaving at 5:30am on Sunday!  I can't believe it's first big trip with this youth group!  I pray for a quick, safe drive; growth in the faith of our teens; and growth in our group!

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I worked out 5 days this week!!!  3 on the treadmill, 1 4 mile walk with Meredith last night, and rounded out with a journey on the Arc Trainer this morning!  Feeling good, even if I haven't gotten any smaller!

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Tonight I'm baby-sitting the 5 craziest kids in the world!  I'm praying that all goes well and maybe even a movie night is in our future!

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So much to do before I go!  Put away t-shirts, move big bin from back of my car, pack my stuff, do laundry, go grocery shopping (for just enough food), print, label, and send out birthday postcards, etc...

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Also - getting a new chair at my apartment today!  Pretty excited!!!  Finally another place to sit!  I'll post a pic later :)
Loving it! Already making my life much more comfortable!

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  1. Sounds like a great week, but I'm exhausted just reading about it. I have to tell you your blog name and tagline really touched me. I'm going to have to do some research on St. Philip Neri!

  2. thanks :) finally glad it's over, but just to begin again with the high schoolers - that's a great week though with some great kids!


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