Last night was week 2 of the Captivating Course. Val and Heather are doing a great job of leading it; and there are 50 women booked in. I went along last week and was overwhelmed with the realisation that all of those women are sacrificing time to be there - they are doing that very rare thing, doing something for themselves! It's often something we women find hard to do, or even think of or make plans for, isn't it? But to me it spoke of their intentionality - deciding to carve out time, to deliberately put themselves in a place where God will speak to them , challenge, change and bless them. I was impressed!I'm praying for those women - especially as they have their "time out" (or "date night" as I've heard one woman call it) with God. God bless you as you seek Him!
It's a choice, right? A choice to put yourself in a deliberate path - a path of God's blessing ; a path where you know God will speak to you and your life will be impacted. You know what I'm going to ask, don't you...are you going to put yourself in that God-path by booking to come to the Real Conference? It will mean prioritising, choosing, arranging. It may mean sacrificing. It's a deliberate act to choose to be there - and I'd really love you to be there!
This week I've had lots and lots of work to do - paid work and volunteer work. Work at home and outside the home,Tonight I'm weary, but now almost all of the jobs have been done and I'm looking forward to tomorrow. Tomorrow I will rise early, then travel into London to join hundreds(thousands probably) of other women for the Hillsong London Colour Conference. I can't wait to see all those women in the Royal Albert Hall. I can't wait to just be, and listen, and learn. I can't wait to see and experience it all - both for me personally and for Real. I know I'll be inspired and changed. It's worth all it takes to get there!
So, thank you for your help, lovely friends of me, the children and our dog! See you all on Sunday.
ps. Simon ate sheep's brain today ...I'm hoping for something far nicer for me over the next couple of days, plus quite a few lovely cups of coffee!