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The verses that have REALLY spoken to me (Sarah) lately....

"Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock." Matthew 7:24-25

Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that your brothers throughout the world are undergoing the same kind of sufferings. I Peter 5:8-9

From one man he made every nation of men, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he determined the times set for them and the exact places where they should live. God did this so that men would seek him and perhaps reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from each one of us. For in him we live and move and have our being. As some of your own poets have said, 'We are his offspring.' Acts 17:26-28

May the words of my mouth and the mediation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, my Rock, and my Redeemer. Psalm 19:14

So be careful to do what the Lord your God has commanded you; do not turn aside to the right or to the left. Walk in all the way that the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may live and prosper and prolong your days in the land that you will possess. Deuteronomy 5:32-33

God, our God, will take care of the hidden things but the revealed things are our business. It's up to us and our children to attend to all the terms in this Revelation. Deuteronomy 29:29 (The Message)

About the Friesen's....

We are Marc, Sarah, Luke, and Kate Friesen. We were married June 5, 2004. We have one son, born July 21, 2008, named Luke Andrew -- now 4 years old. We also have a daughter named Kate Christine -- born June 6, 2012. Marc is working at Cessna as a Senior Accountant, and Sarah stays home full-time with Luke. Sarah also gets to work very part-time at home for Graber Backhoe -- an excavation company AND VERY part-time at our church. We LOVE being a part of Grace Community Church here in Newton, KS. We lead a Community Life Group of other wonderful couples. Marc thoroughly enjoys long-distance running and Taekwondo. Sarah thoroughly enjoys walking -- especially when the weather is nice to take Luke and/or out in the stroller. Thanks for reading our blog!

Monday, December 15, 2014

Christmas Program, Take 2....

Yesterday, at church, the 2 year-old kiddos through the kindergartners performed.  They performed a few songs & recited some scripture.  It's pretty stinkin' cute.  And, I'm relatively certain that I will still find the "program" cute even after our kiddos our older; I just probably won't be standing in the back taking pics as much -- Ha!

Before the "program," Marc & I were talking about how Kate would do on stage.  We honestly didn't know what to expect because Kate is seriously unpredictable.  Our options were a) cry b) run around on stage being completely disobedient c) obey and do what she is supposed to do.

I'm happy to report that she basically did what she was supposed to do!  I give her and the rest of the kiddos a lot of grace because they are 2 and 3 years old!  (In the following pics, Kate is in the gray shirt with the khaki-colored pants -- on the end)...

I like these pics where the children have bells to ring....they ring with all of their little hearts!

The "bigger" kids came on stage after the little kids left the stage.  The "bigger" kids include Luke.  Luke is in the back row with his gray jacket on (and his name tag on his pants).  Oops...we should've taken his jacket with us because the jacket gave him something to play with -- Ha!

The bigger kids did a good job as well!!!!  So very fun to watch.....

All of the pictures above were taken from a distance with my phone (fairly obvious, isn't it)?

Today, a friend of mine posted this pic to my Facebook timeline, and I love it!!!!

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