Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Thoughts on Memphis LPL

Can I just say it was so good to see some of you! To squeal at the first glimpse of you across the street, to hug your neck again. (Or for the first time!) I'm not sure I'll ever get over what God has done in the land of blog. Amazing.

It was probably one of the most intense weekends of my life. Not only, Living Proof Live, but things going on in our home church. What a weekend it was.

I'm a little disappointed to say that I did not take the first picture. Not a single one. I KNOW. Go on and say it...slacker. :)

Beth totally brought a message that was timely and challenging. AND it just flat made me want to see Jesus even more than I did when I walked into the FedEx Forum Friday night.

So many things to share but I'm limiting myself here to the big one. Well, the big one for me that is.

One of her points was that God guards His love. When we we think of guard, our first impression is of protection, keeping something safe. I naturally think guarding against some sort of offense. BUT, she pointed out that God guards FOR us as well.

I have jotted out to the side of my notes: What do I do to actively maintain my dearest relationships? Am I guarding FOR them.

Honestly, I'm still processing my notes and everything that went on. I'm not quite sure just how to describe what happened other than...

It was just Jesus. He promises that if we seek Him we will find Him and sweet one, He was there. We came expecting Him to do something and He did.

I'm so glad I got to share it with a few of you. What a time we had. :)

Maybe I'll share more later, but for me..

Last weekend was intensely personal and I'm not quite sure I'm ready to share it ALL yet. Over time that will probably change, but for now I just want to treasure it for a little longer.

Happy Wednesday!


LAURIE said...

I can't believe you were at the Beth Moore conference and I did not get to meet you! I live in the Memphis area and I took a group of ladies from our church. It was indeed awesome and I have been on a wild God chase ever since! Maybe we can hook up if you are ever here again. -blessings.

Patty said...

I am so glad God spoke straight to your heart and circumstances. I understand about wanting to treasure what God spoke to you. What you wrote has me comtemplating this, guarding for..

I really think my time on FB and blog will be limited. Too much can occupy my time away from God and my family and friends.

Thank you for sharing that!

Love you much!!

p.s. I almost forgot, I haven't gotten the book yet and was wondering if Chad mailed it? If not, no worries!

jenmom said...

Guarding FOR... I would love to hear more about that! Share when you can. Would love to meet up with you again sometime!!!

jenmom said...

Sorry about the second comment, but what scripture passage did Beth teach from?

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

thanks for sharing about the weekend...I so wanted to be there....Just out blog hopping on tonight...really should be working... Hope you will stop by my Christmas blog and leave your favorite Christmas song...and enter a great giveaway. Also, a birthday letter to my daughter on my main blog...

Leah said...

Oh I wanted to go so badly but we left on vacation on the 10th and so I couldn't be in two places at once. Eager to hear more when you can.


Heather said...

I SOOOO wish I could have gone and could have met you! Maybe next time!!! Everyone said it was SUCH a powerful weekend. So glad God met you there!

connorcolesmom said...

It was so good to see you
I actually think I bounced over to see you I was so excited!!
You are so precious and I am so thankful I got to see you again!!!
Much love

Still Learning said...

Guarding For.... that is not a concept I have ever heard. I would love to hear more about that when you are ready to share.

I am so happy you could attend the conference, I would have loved to have gone myself. Hoping to attend in 2010 for sure. It has been fun listening to everyone talk about the conference though.


Mary said...

Amazing weekend! I just wish we'd had more time together! That just means we hang out more next time.