If there is one area we Christians have not given enough time and attention to, it is that of the unseen realm. Spiritual warfare may seem like the stuff of Christian fiction novels to many of us, but Dr. David Jeremiah clearly demonstrates in The Spiritual Warfare Answer Bookthat not only is this aspect of our faith vitally important, but it is likely one of the most important responsibilities we as believers are held to today.
Well, we’ve officially reached that point in our break when I’ve grown antsy enough to begin counting the days until we start our homeschool routine, and my kids are right there with me! The only things stopping me from starting early are the fact that we still have a ton of supplies to purchase and my kids go to VBS all week next week. It’s not your typical 2-hour VBS. They do a sports program with Fellowship of Christian Athletes from 9-12, then they are served lunch there, and finally the actual VBS program runs from 12:30-3. My kids are going to be tired next week!
Devin finally came home Tuesday after being in Atlantic City for an anime convention for several days. My brother is the one who takes her. He always cosplays Uncle Iroh from “Avatar” and is quite famous for it. My daughter always finds it funny when her 59-yr.-old uncle keeps showing up on random posts on her Tumblr feed.
Dillon has been spending a lot of time with Brendan (the oldest) this week. They’ve just been doing odds and end things like watching “Naruto”, going to comic book stores, and going for runs at the parkway. Dillon is especially excited because he and some friends are going to Dorney Park on Sunday. It’s his first time there, which I really feel bad about because I practically lived there as a kid. My dad was the maintenance foreman, so we always got free season passes until he retired. Unfortunately, prices are just too steep to take our whole family there.
Otherwise, it’s just been a normal week for the rest of us, although the kids were very involved in caring for a fledgling that fell out of a nest. Caollin kept perching it on our clothes line to “train” it how to fly. They spent the entire day with it feeding it and loving it. The next morning it wasn’t there. I’m really hoping it was able to fly away and wasn’t eaten by the neighbor’s cat…
There were a few rainy days that we had to spend inside, but the kids kept themselves busy making robots out of boxes and drawing with chalk pastels.