Sunday, February 24, 2008

Girls of Grace Huge Success

Why is it that it takes you about 8 hours to decorate for an event and about 15 minutes to tear it down?

The Little Buckaroo's and I spent 8 hours at our church on Friday with a few other ladies decorating for the Girls of Grace simulcast. The Buckaroo's did great! They watched the DVD player I brought, colored, played cowboys (is it alright to have pistols in a sanctuary?), dinosaurs, and "helped" us prepare for a wonderful day for teenage girls in our community.

The conference was fabulous and I pray that it touched these girls. Chris Wheeler, a youth minister out of Nashville, TN was awesome. As a big brother, he shot it straight with the girls. He reminded/told them that they are all God's princesses and that the young men that they are around in school are not and will not be ready until some point during or after college to be the MEN that they want them to be for them. They are just BOYS and until they become MEN they are not prepared to treat them how they deserve to be treated. He went on to tell them that only a man can help a boy become a man, they can not. At this time in their lives, their dad's should be the one that is showing them that they are princesses, that they are special and worthy. But, isn't it sad how many young ladies don't have a Godly man in their life that is doing that for them? It breaks my heart.

The Point of Grace ladies were wonderful! I highly recommend this conference to any of you out there that have teenage girls.

I am now recuperated from a few days of pink and purple, daisy's and butterflies. I am back to reality with my gun-toting, dinosaur playing Little Buckaroo's. How blessed I am to have a husband that is growing these two boys into the men God created them to be.

I must go de-glitter some more, or actually, maybe I will just leave it so I will shine like the princess God made me.

Until tomorrow,
The Park Wife


Sandy said...

You may have been a princess, but I'm pretty sure that you are now a queen.

Great job and I'm glad you had fun, too!

Colleen formerly of South Africa said...

It looks like you put a lot of effort into making that a special day for the teens. Colleen

Wonderful World of Weiners said...

Good job! Sounds like everyone appreciated your hard work.

Hallie :)

Mommy Lion said...

How much fun was that! I'm sure it's nice to feel a little girly every now and again! What a difference you are making with the girls, the buckaroos and a women's ministry! Did you ever decide on a verse for your shirts?

Catty Ax Lady said...

I'm so glad you had a fantastic time!! I pray that those girls heard the so important message of the conference.

In His Grip said...

I know that all of your work will have lasting impact on the teenage girls that came. My girls went to a Girls of Grace event about six years ago and they still talk about it. They are 20 and 18 now and real girls of grace. I can say that right, because I am a mom.