Tuesday morning Ladies of Grace was literally a breath of fresh air today! Our usual routine on Tuesdays is leaders meet at 9:30 to get the room set up ... welcome table, coffee and tea table, offering envelopes, pens and prayer cards on each table and getting the sound system rolling for praise and worship. The last two weeks have been quite frustrating in the music department due to the computer and the screen projecting the words and CD player simply not wanting to cooperate! It's quite frustrating, and sometimes the music stops right in the middle of our praise and worship. However, that doesn't stop us. We continue right on and give God the praise anyway.
On this particular day though, as each one entered the room, the smell of Pine Sol assaulted our nostrils and my singing partner was in tears because of her allergic reaction to that extremely strong odor. Our leader had thoughtfully and meticulously cleaned all the tables and they looked very nice, but nobody could stand to stay in there.
So we just went outside for prayer and what do you think? We decided we would move everything outdoors and enjoy the beauty of the day we had been given. I had brought my boom box for a back-up to the possibility of the sound system not working.
What a glorious day it was. Perfection! Sun shining, blue sky, gentle breeze, and mild temperature. We sang, we prayed, and Janice taught on Philippians 2 and servant hood. After the lesson, she asked each leader to take two ladies and pray with them and over them for blessing! What a privilege it was for me to pray for two very dear ladies, Darlene and Marie.
We won't be meeting next week, but we were left with a homework assignment:
Love your neighbor as yourself!
Find someone, reach out, make a difference!
Then come back and tell us all about it!
The pics someone took are pretty blurry, but I wanted to save them here anyway.