I feel much better than what I did when I posted my last post. It's amazing what a difference a day can make. Today is sunny outside and that's kinda my mood today.
We had MOPS today at church and the founder of Kingdom Kidz Club, Kim Norton, was our speaker. I've been using her music for Miss Jilly Bean time at Kids Day Out and teaching her songs to our little ones. It was very exciting to meet her again (I'd met her very briefly back in April) and get to visit with her about all that God is doing through her songs in our program. It's so amazing and wonderful to see all these little children learning God's word through song and so fantastic to know that these are things they will keep with them for the rest of their lives. I'm praying that as these kids learn these songs that the scriptures from which they come will emblazen themselves on their little hearts. They are learning songs that have taught them to Trust in the Lord with all their hearts, God's Telephone Number which is Jeremiah 33:3 "Call to me and I will answer you and show you great and mighty things that you do not know", John 3:16, the Disciples, the Ten Commandments, and others. When you ask any of my older kids in the program what God's telephone number is, I'm pretty sure they can whip out a loud "Jeremiah 33:3!!" And to get to visit with Kim, who wrote all these songs, was such a blessing! She is one of those people that just make you feel good after you've been in her presence. Oh to be that way to other people.
Now I'm heading to choir practice. THAT is always a blessing. No matter what kind of day I've had, being in choir rehearsal and singing praises has a way of melting away everything else. Plus, our worship leader, Kim Noblitt, is just gifted beyond words. Not only is he a fantastic leader and director, not to mention he can sing better than most people can speak, he's got such a heart for Jesus and you can't be around him very long before you just feel closer to the Lord. His desire is that we meet with Jesus each Sunday morning (and Wednesday night rehearsals), regardless of if we sing 5 songs or one - as long as God has met with us. Thank you Lord for a leader like that!
Off to sing some Christmas songs at choir... It's the most wonderful time of the year, you know!