If I could capsule the Conference for you in two words it would be “Life Changing”. I don’t think I will go home the same person. Oh, my face may look the same…same smile lines, same worry lines, same shell…but not the same person on the inside. I have hugged the necks of some amazing women that I blog with daily. I peek into their lives and they mine, as we share Jesus over a cup of coffe, tea or diet coke—all while living in different time zones! Is that neat or what! Whatever the case may be, we share a common bond and a common goal. Christ is the bond, sharing His love is the goal.
This next slide show will give you a few shots of some awesome ladies, Lynn of “Spiritually Unequal Marriage”, Joanne of “Blessed”, Elaine of “Peace for the Journey”, and Robin of “Robinznest”—I thought I had a picture of Kathy–my snow buddy (Blessed Builder)—but I couldn’t find it! I will look for her again tomorrow and get one!Girls, you have my heart! I love you all!
I wish that everyone could have come to this place of spiritual renewal.
I took a couple of pictures with my camera in the “Prayer Room”—girls, what I saw there and learned before entering will blow you AWAY. But, for the thrill of anticipation, I am saving that blog until I get home. It will ROCK your world. I promise.
As I sat listening to Luann Prater give her talk on “Preparing for the Battlefield Through Prayer”…well, I was a puddle of tears. Then when I went into the prayer room, well, let’s just say I had to go find Aimee quick because we had different classes and I told her—“YOU have GOT to SEE this!”. So,…have I got you interested???
Tonight, Renee Swope gave us a dynamic message on “The Shadow of Doubt”. I told Aimee as we returned to our room, tired but yet with such emotions overwhelming us, “that I felt like I had lived so many years in that shadow”…and as Renee said, it’s time to live in the shadow of the CROSS. It was an amazing presentation with some drama at the conclusion. A tremendous blessing.
Let me just encourage you girls, whether you are interested in speaking, writing, becoming a Women’s Leader, or just a better Sunday School Teacher, it is worth your time and effort to leave off a few “extra” wants this year and save your money to be a part of this dynamic group! Sell some furniture (I did), change a lifestyle, eat out less, what ever you need to do if finances are like ours are continually…pray for God to MAKE A WAY. But do your part. Plan to attend next year. YOU will be more than blessed!
We have our final session tomorrow. Then Aimee and I will journey back to Florida. PRAY—ladies PRAY! When we unpack…I will pull out my notes and give you the titles and speakers for the ones we heard. They were all amazing! You can purchase the CD’s of each session online through Proverbs 31 Ministries. I added the link to my title, so click on it! (I bought some new books too….ssshhhh—don’t tell Jeff—he thinks I have enough—but now really, can you actually have too many books? I ask you! It’s like shoes….you need one for EVERYTHING!!
I love you all—miss you all—and can’t wait to share with you about the “Prayer Room”.
17 thoughts on “Life Changing”
Beautiful Angie! I am so excited to read your upcoming blogs! Praise God that you’ve been inspired and encouraged AND you spread the Good Word. You are a blessing to me.
Girl, I am so thrilled that you are having a great time. I think I really need to save up for next year :)….>>Thank you so much for taking me to the conference, via the screen…Love the photos of our blogging-gals!!!!
I wish I could have been there with you and Aimee. Thanks for sharing that burning fire of God with us. I love and miss you sweetie.
Thanks for sharing this special time Angie. It does sound wonderful and life-changing. Praying you safely home and continued filling and refreshing as you absorb all of this.
Life-changing YES! I so enjoyed meeting you and Aimee. You two truly re-present Jesus in a big way. I like the pictures. You captured the real thrill of it all. What an event! >>Sara Powell>firstname.lastname@example.org>🙂
Angie,>>I miss you and Aimee so much already. I told Paul that we just have to move down south somewhere. >>I just showed him your slideshow, (I will be sending my blog friends to your site Ms. Photographer!)…what a precious time we all had. I pray that you both got home safely and are resting now.>>Miss you both so much…>>Gotta run now and try and find my real birth mother..I know she just HAS to be from the south!>>P.S. I just took my manna roll out of my bag…mmm mmmm>>Love you friend, Joanne
Oh Angie…… I will go….. I will get my coffee can and I will save my pennies and I want to go.. I will pray about it and ask the Lord to make a way for me……. >>I have been so sick since the test on Thursday but today I am better… I see the surgeon on Tuesday and I will finally know what we are going to do… I am ready to hear all about your trip and the wonderful things that God has shown you…..>>Love ya!
Okay… you have me on the end of my seat… can’t wait for the rest!!! Praying you will have a safe trip back!!!
Hi, Angie. I am so thrilled to hear what a wonderful this experience was for you and everyone else that attended. I can’t wait to hear more!>>Safe travels!
What an AMAZING weekend it sounds like!>Ya’ll be safe….get home….we miss having you around…we NEED you home safe..and Atlanta wasn’t THAT bad, was it…if I can do it,anyone can!!>>love you!>lori>>My cafe devo is up…and there is one little sentence in there just for you…can you find it??>🙂
I wish I could have come to the conference! It sounds wonderful! I’m so glad you had an encouraging time!!>>Welcome home!
Hi Angie,>>I didn’t get the pleasure of meeting you at the conference, but your blog touched my heart. I arrived late to the conference because I was in MS burying my precious Uncle Joe. You can read about the whole experience at my brand spanking new blog at prayergifts.blogspot.com I only have one entry so far. When I read that you lost your sister in February, a flood of empathy splashed out of my heart. I lost my only brother on my birthday 2/25/08. He died sitting on his couch with the remote control beside him and a plate of milk and cookies on the side table. He was only 48. My heart is comforted thinking of my brother Dean and our Uncle Joe catching up on old times in heaven. I am glad the Lord used the conference to bring healing and comfort to your heart. I was in that prayer class as well, and my heart was challenged and changed. I hope to get to know you better, Lee
Lee, I would LOVE to visit your blog–or e-mail you—but for some reason, the link would not work 😦>E-mail me at av (underscore) knight (at) hotmail (dot) com>I WISH I could have met you as well! I know the pain of your heart—that class ministered to me so much! Thank you for stopping by!
Sorry I didn’t get to say my good-byes. I, too, was deeply moved by my time at the conference. So much to process. Thanks for being my friend and for being an encouragement to my weary soul.>>Love u & Aimee. Keep me posted.>>peace~elaine
Oh JOY! I loved reading this post. SO glad you went and were filled to overflowing…>>Love,>Tiffany
It looks like a wonderful time. I am jealous.>Smiles!
Thank you for sharing about your experience in the prayer room. I'd love to have you share on our Encouragement Cafe site. Would you be willing to write about it again?
In His grip,