Friday, May 16, 2008

God Stop Friday!

WOO HOO!! It's Friday!!! Are y'all as happy as I am?? This time next week, I'll be into full blown Summer mentality!
Thank you Jesus. I truly thank you for another good year of school and teachers.
I just love Patty and the fact that she causes me to stop and reflect how I've seen God this past week. I hope you have a fabulous weekend Patty. You are a treasure to all of us who call you friend!
There are many things that God and I are working through but I believe the biggest one right this....
"We're moving forward, Fran."
I have felt this deep desire within my heart that He is pushing me to go into areas of ministry within my church that I normally don't go. I might dabble here and there, but there is something different brewing and I'm waiting for the glorious revelation! :)
So, in the meantime, I'm already asking Him for the strength and courage that I will need as He reveals His path.
He's also telling me it's time to step it up a notch with complete passion for Him. And, I think He's telling me to live fully in Him. I'm already passionate for Him, but in some areas of daily living and in certain relationships, it's time to step it up and QUIT LIVING IN MEDIOCRITY!!
So....I'm ready. I'm willing. I know I am able through His Holy Spirit within me!!
Have a great weekend doing whatever it is you have going on and whoever it involves! Just don't forget to take hold of Jesus in everything you do and with everyone you are around!!
Be free. Be full. Be alive!!
Hugs and blessings~


Patty said...

You are so sweet and just love you so much!! I have been excited for you for some time. I cannot wait to see where God leads you!! Your love for children and women's ministry is amazing!! It sounds like we are at the same place. I have been waiting on God and I believe He is taking me to a new place in ministry. One thing God has taught me, chase after Him and not the calling. :o) I hope you have a great weekend filled with all kinds of delights!! You deserve it. Can I just say that I cannot look at cow without thinking of you. LOL!! You are a blessing from God!

Earen said...

Blessings to you Fran! Have a wonderful weekend!

Michelle V said...


Thank you so much on the CD suggestion. Yes, I've done the tabernacle study a while back. In so many of her studies she does touch on this. I recall recently where she warns us that we can make an idol out of the whole diet thing, so, like you said, I'm trying to find the balance of living for God! I'll look up that CD. Thank you!

I can't wait to see where God is leading you in ministry. I know what you mean about living in mediocrity. God is convicting me on that as I read this!

Have a great weekend with your family!


annie's eyes said...

I love your Friday reflection and know you are almost as excited as the boys about summer being around the corner. God has big things for you and is pleased. You bless me. Happy Weekend. Love, Annette

Marina said...

That was beauitful! You are bless!hugs,marina

Cheryl said...

Great post. Love your blog. Happy God Stop Friday!

littlerad said...

I cna't wiat to hear where God is putting you... One thing I have found is that you have to move out of your comfort zone and God will be waiting there for you...
Take care and have a great Weekend...

Cheryl said...

One more week of school!!!! Yeah!!!
Thanks for those encouraging words,
Be free. Be Full. Be Alive!
Love it!

Alana said...

That is so exciting. Can't wait to hear more.

Come quickly summer!!

Ang baylis said...

You are always SO positive, Fran! You inspire me to not settle for mediocrity either! I love reading your blog... and look forward to meting you!
Have a great weekend in Him,
Angie xoxo

Nise' said...

I love how He prepares us and gets us excitied about what He has planned! I asked my son (16) when school gets out and he said 10 days. I thought he would tell me down to the hours! LOL Have a great weekend.

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Patty said...

I can't believe you are going to be in my neck of the woods and we can't see each other!! I would have loved it if you could have gone to church with me. Whenever you come bsck you will have to do just that!! I will be praying for your trip.
Love You,

jennyhope said...


Bev Brandon said...

I read..."I am moving" and I blinked cause I have an eye infection and can't see well and thought to self---oh my word, she's moving again so soon, that's insane. Then i saw the word "forward" and knew in my heart that's what I love so much about you that you continue to fall forward, move forward, and pay it forward in your life with your husband, your children, and ministry. You are one precious person!!!

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