Sunday, October 26, 2008

Say what you need to say....

I saw a video over at one of my favorite blogs a week or so ago and I'm stuck on it. If you don't know Pete Wilson then I'm going to highly suggest you pop on over to his site and read daily. His blog and church is a blessing to me.

The particular video that he posted was something he and someone else from his staff made together for a sermon. The video also happens to have the cool John Mayer song "Say what you need to say" behind it.

I'm going to make you watch the video at the end of this post. Trust me......you'll want to. And, you'll be glad you did.

You'll even find yourself singing along. So, in the spirit of this fabulous song, I'm going to say some things I need to say.

1. I need to be a better wife. And 101 things that fall under that.

2. I don't need to be so selfish with my time and my own desires.

3. I need to let my friends know how much I love them and need them.

4. I want my kids to know that they mean the world to me. TRULY.

5. I want to work harder than ever at whatever God is calling me to do.

6. I want to give relationships (personal, professional, acquaintances) 100% of me...being fully present.

7. I want to take it to the next level with God.

8. I want to be generous in my life.....with my words, my time, my finances, and my self.

9. I need to branch out and do something completely "non Fran!"

10. I need to laugh more than ever. LAUGH OUT LOUD!!



'Say' Music Video from Matthew Singleton on Vimeo.

So, what do you need to say or do? I pray this song and video sticks with you as much as it has with me. Then.....you gotta do it!

In the spirit of Nike....

Just do it!!

Hugs and blessings~

20 comments:

Lindsee said...

Love it! It is VERY similar to Carboard Testamonies (which is amazing by the way!) :)

Have a great Monday, Fran!

Lindsee

Melinda said...

SO good! I was going to say the same thing as Lindsee about Cardboard Testimonies - it IS amazing! :o)

Hugs Fran,
Melinda

Teresa said...

Just do it! Just do it! Love it!...now if I will get up from this time-consuming computer and just do it!....just..run..just finish writing..just clean house...
:)!!!!
love ya!
Teresa

beckyjomama said...

I need to be a better wife and mommy.

I said it, now I need to DO it!!!

Thanks for the inspiration Frannie!!!

LOVE YA:)

Patty said...

That was great!! I loved it!!

I will say that you are a blessing to me and I am thankful to God for putting you in my life.

Have a great Monday!
Love,
Patty

He Knows My Name said...

oh fran this is just beautiful. thanks for putting it up. it can be scarry doing things "non fran" that is where i want God to take me to the "non me" place and i think he is trying to but i'm resisting.

love you bunches! janel

BethAnne said...

I need to say all those things you said and about 100 more!!! There isnt enough room on the internet to say all the things I need to say.....love the video

Jen said...

Ooohh i LOVE that! Thank you for sharing! (I enjoy that song too!)

Alana said...

The video was cutting out on me, so I'll have to come back later and watch, I love your thoughts, though. I need to do a lot of those things as well...and more!

Susan said...

Love you!

Toknowhim said...

Hey Fran,

Just wanted to let you know that I have a video post of my boys doing the "Chest bump" thing... I am sure you can appreciate it since you have all boys... You have inspired me to do more video posts :)

Linda said...

This was a great video. I checked out his site and you are right it is wonderful.
Your number 1&2 really hit me as they would be at the top of my list also.
Thanks for sharing.
Blessings,
Linda

Mel @ Studio MCA Designs said...

Without Wax is one of my favorite blogs but I missed this while I was gone on my trip. Thanks for reposting it. I grabbed it and did the same for my readers. Have a great day!

Kathie said...

This is wonderful. Thnk you so much sharing. Blessings from Costa Rica

MelanieJoy said...

Great post.

A Stone Gatherer said...

That's a cool video! There are some things I need to say!

lori said...

I need to tel Fran I think you are great

Dori said...

How funny, Fran! This pastor is my sister-in-law's pastor. Pete's becoming quite the blog rock star these days as I've been forwarded several of his posts by people who don't know my connection with his church.

Have a great blog break, friend!!

Blessings,
Dori

His Girl said...

this type of video always gets me all choked up. *wipes tears* sheesh.

I think that I have nothing unsaid that I need to say-but DOING? ugh. so many things I need to do... cutting back my presence in blogland myself, until I catch up a bit.

you can still twitter, right?

;)

Bev Brandon said...

Say what you need to say:
You give me hope!

I blog so you can get a glimpse into my life as wife, mom of 3 boys, and someone who simply wants to bless others along the way. Have fun and be sweet :)

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