Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Faith: Reality & Proof

Now faith is the reality of what is hoped for, the proof of what is not seen. 
Hebrews 11:1

We have must have faith. 

Faith is the reality of our hoped trip to Dublin in a month. 
Faith is the proof for His future, unseen provisions for this initial trip. 

Faith is the reality we are walking the right paths in getting to this country of people He has caused us to love. 
Faith is the proof we will soon be living in a land we have never set foot.

Faith is the reality that the paperwork is coming...
Faith is the proof we will meet everyone we need to at the right time and schedules will work out beautifully...

Faith is knowing, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that no matter what happens, God is love.

And THAT is the greatest of all.

Now these three remain; faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.
1 Corinthians 13:13

You know what? That's enough.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Dublin, Here We Come!

We've made the necessary *click* and have purchased our trip to Dublin this fall!

We've decided to stay in Dublin for this trip - unless the Spirit leads us on a day trip somewhere - and have found an amazing looking hotel in a central location to Dublin city-center and where we've felt drawn to explore. Prices did go down for a short time, but as they started climbing over the last few days, we decided it was time to buy. Praise God we were able to get them and even have half the funds for the tickets/hotel. Never in my life have I had to step so far out in faith against every ounce of my fleshing/worldly wisdom: But I have faith.

Pray for the people we will be coming into contact with in Dublin October 1st - 8th. (We leave here Sept 30th) Also pray as we continue with the paperwork for GEM. Right now we are only waiting for a few references to make their way in and we can get on to the next step. We also need to set up a meeting time in Dublin with WHM leaders. Pray we know the right time to contact them about scheduling this since they are in leadership transition this next month.

I can't wait to be posting pictures on here from Ireland finally!! I never thought it was possible to love a place so much I've never even stepped foot :)