Letters from Paul

June 19, 2010

Stopping for a while

It has been over a month since I posted anything on my blog.  It certainly hasn’t been because of laziness, but rather busyness.   As the summer drew near, many things began to show up on the horizon.  It seemed that my children had end-of-the-year events almost every other day.  I was preparing for a youth camp which entailed writing nine sermons.  The day after youth camp was over, I officiated a wedding out of town.  The day after the wedding, my family left on vacation in Florida.  Of course, you would have to have your head in the sand (no pun intended) to not know that time in Destin, at the beach, was questionable since the oil disaster in the gulf.  When you couple all of that with preparing weekly sermons, a small building project at the church, looking for a music/youth minister, and all the preparing that will come with moving our church to a new location, it tends to make one weighted down and tired.  continue reading more…