Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Until Beijing ...

Please be fairly warned ~ this will be a long post :) We are soooo ready to go. This week started out with a few hurdles, leaving me two days behind schedule, but it was nothing God couldn't handle, and nothing worth sharing the details over now. This morning I asked the Lord to multiply my energy and the hours in this day, and feel He has answered that prayers. This is done:
The work is done!
When I started this day, I really didn't know if I'd have the time or energy to turn this into anything edible.
But Monday night I cooked a little (or lot) of meat.
Today I chopped a few veggies, added some more ingredients ...
... and we have a few week's of meals. Inquiring minds want to know: We have homemade spaghetti and meatballs, chicken and noodles, chicken licken, chicken enchiladas, beef enchiladas, cheeseburger soup, sloppy joes, BBQ beef, chicken pot pie, 3 stouffer's lasagnas and 4 frozen pizzas.
The house is even clean, or was until Daddy brought Kambry home for lunch.
A praise is the Hill Family received the same CA and will join us in GZ toward the end of our trip! And now I am prepared for three weeks of drinks without ice, unidentifiable meat dishes, chasing two 20 something month old toddlers, spending much quality time with my husband and my dear, sweet friend April. Thank you for your emails, comments, text messages and phone calls! They have been such an encouragement to me. I hope you enjoy our journey, and we would love to hear from you!
Prayer requests:
Easy flight connections
Smooth air travel
Ladena and all the kids
all the families pitching in
David, Ashley and Kaylee (April's family)
Uneventful touring
That Kaeleb would quickly learn to trust and depend on us
Kambry
We will be without our church family for three weeks
My mom as she cares for my dad
That my dad would accept Christ
God bless you all!

9 comments:

Linda said...

WoooHoooo Johnson Family! You are all in our prayers and we look forward to following your journey. And I must say Connie, you are an inspiration. Lots done, little time!
Linda, Jim and Jarrett...and Cara (soon, soon, soon!!!)

Elaine said...

You go girl! Send some of that energy my way! Be safe and have fun and hurry home!

Tammy said...

Wow--you've given me hope...it can be done! :) I will be praying, you! Post soon!! Have a great trip! See you soon!

Hugs!!
Tammy

Desiree said...

Praying for everyone, have a safe and wonderful trip.

Kim said...

The Smith clan is praying for your safe travels, and for a wonderful trip for all. We can't wait to follow your journey.

Catherine said...

Prayed for you and your family. Especially for your dad, that he would seek the Lord and accept Christ.

Blessings as you travel to meet your son!

Jill and Rick said...

Connie, your family will be in our prayers, and you know we'll be following your journey to bring your precious Kaeleb home!

Jill

Heidi said...

Connie, I hope you have a blessed trip and everything goes smooth! Take care, Heidi

tinacornelison said...

Sending my best wishes for a safe journey. Will be following along closely as you bring Kaeleb home.

Tina

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