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Friday night - it's the weekend! :)

Just received the latest figures for guests booked into the Real conference - it's now 137 women plus a number of sponsored places plus the Albanian and Polish women - hoorah!
So very exciting to see their names listed - to be able to pray for them now; and to look forward to us all gathering together, believing  without doubt that God will meet with us.

There's something special about a large group of women deliberately choosing to carve out time to be together and to hear from God for their own lives and for those they love. At Real we'll hear God's word unpacked in the most relevant way , we'll worship with no distractions, we'll laugh (a lot - just seen a v funny video which I must try and squeeze into the schedule!) we'll hear powerful stories that make faith rise in our hearts; we may cry, we'll pray, we'll talk (a lot) we'll eat and drink together (lots of lovely goodies coming your way) and we'll just enjoy being.

You'll be loved on, inspired, challenged, moved, - God will be there  - and I believe your encounter of Him will include yes, what we bring you as the "programme" from the platform, but also your time spent in any loo or coffee queues, time perhaps having your hands massaged; or in the prayer zone; or meeting other women in the seats - He is after all interested in the whole of our lives!
It's going to be amazing - can't wait ( and I have now counted the's 49!)

So, you know by now, it's a nice little meal for 2 here tonight, and hopefully time for the Papers and a coffee or two tomorrow before I see you all again on Sunday. Have missed the last two Sunday mornings, so can't wait to be in the House, hearing God's word, worshipping together and meeting people.
Have a great weekend x


Geri said…
Just wanted to let you know that I'm really excited about REAL as well!! Can't wait!! xx
Anonymous said…
Only 49 days??! Better get a move all the Polish people covered, now for the Macedonians and's going to be great :-) Suzanne x

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