Blessings, Prayer Requests, and Schedule

  • Past Weeks’ Blessings:
  • Safely getting to Fort Morgan, CO, and having a little shade to park under.
  • Getting many visits from potential buyers at our house in Allen. Although no offers yet, we are encouraged by the traffic.
  • Having two working A/C units on our RV that are doing a remarkable job of keeping us comfortable so we can rest up for the next day’s drive.
  • You can pray:
  • Please pray for the right buyer for our house in Allen, TX.
  • We will remain alert and diligent as we drive to Idaho Falls.
  • For an additional couple to work in the office on a 3-month on / 6-month off rotation to keep the ministry running smoothly, or a couple qualified and willing to work full-time in the ministry office.
  • For our son, Sean, to find full-time employment.
  • For Katie’s sister, Peggy, who is dealing with stage 4 cancer. Please ask for a miracle of healing as well as peace and comfort as she makes the most of each day.
  • For wisdom, strength, and good health as we continue this journey on which God is faithfully leading and guiding us.
  • We will always take advantage of opportunities God places before us each day to serve and bless others around us, sharing God’s love and forgiveness whenever, however, and wherever we are.
  • Calendar of Activities (question marks have not yet been “booked”):
  • Jul-Sept 2024, Selling our house in Allen, TX while spending time visiting our family and friends in Idaho and the Northwest.
  • Aug 7-20, Attending the International FMCA Rally in Redmond, OR via Boise, ID to visit Katie’s sister
  • Sept 30-Oct 3, SOWER Board meeting in Lindale, TX
  • Oct 2024, Working at Trinity Pines camp in Southeast TX
  • Nov 2024-Feb 2025, managing the SOWER office again in Lindale, TX
  • Mar 2025 ??? Head north again perhaps via AZ, we hope 🤔🙏
  • Jul-Oct 2025, Working in the SOWER Office.
  • Prior Weeks’ Blessings:
  • Safely driving back and forth to Allen, TX (a 200+ mile round trip) to help our daughter pack and load. Twice we pulled our home with us and spent the weekend there to help. The last time ended up being five days as there was just so much to do to get her ready to roll.
  • Sarah and Michael’s safe trip to Idaho and plenty of help for unloading at that end.
  • Having our office mates here to begin turnover and allow us some needed rest.
  • Having folks that can help us maintain the SOWER facility. One SOWER in particular has completed many little (and rather large) projects that needed completion.
  • You can pray:
  • Please continue to pray for wisdom to finish what needs to be done to list our house and for the right family to purchase it so we don’t have to keep it on the market long.
  • Strength and time to get everything we need to do to travel to Idaho. We need wisdom on the route to take as we don’t have peace regarding this.
  • For an additional couple to work in the office on a 3-month on / 6-month off rotation to keep the ministry running smoothly.
  • For our son, Sean, to find full-time employment. Please pray that he will find a suitable job soon.
  • For Katie’s sister, Peggy, who is dealing with stage 4 cancer. Please ask for a miracle of healing as well as peace and comfort as she makes the most of each day.
  • For wisdom, strength, and good health as we continue this journey on which God is faithfully leading us.
  • That we will always take advantage of opportunities God places before us each day to serve and bless others around us, sharing God’s love and forgiveness whenever, however, and wherever we are.
  • Calendar of Activities (question marks have not yet been “booked”):
  • Jul-Sept 2024, Selling our house in Allen, and heading north to visit our family and friends in Idaho and the Northwest.
  • Aug 7-20, Attending the International FMCA Rally in Redmond, OR via Boise, ID to visit Katie’s sister
  • Sept 30-Oct 3, SOWER Board meeting in Lindale, TX
  • Oct 2024, Working another project in or around East TX 🤔🙏
  • Nov 2024-Feb 2025, managing the SOWER office again in Lindale, TX
  • Mar 2025 Head north again, we hope 🤔🙏
  • Jul-Oct 2025, Working in the SOWER Office.
  • Last month’s Blessings:
  • Safely driving to and from Allen, TX, visiting with our daughter and her family, and getting several things accomplished in preparation for selling our house.
  • Our heavenly Father’s hand of protection during rather violent thunderstorms with hurricane-force winds.
  • Having folks that can help us maintain the SOWER facility, from fellow SOWERs to other help from the area.
  • Being able to use tools in our toolbox (our past experience) to serve this ministry and see how the many SOWER volunteers bless our partner ministries with their work.
  • You can pray:
  • Please pray for wisdom to know the best things to do ourselves, the strength needed to get everything done, and when to get outside help to sell our house in Allen.
  • For continued wisdom and patience as we work in the SOWER office. There’s something new every day it seems.
  • For our son who continues to look for full-time work. Please pray that he will find a suitable job soon.
  • Katie’s sister Peggy is dealing with stage 4 cancer. Please ask for a miracle of healing as well as peace and comfort as she makes each day count (as we all should).
  • For wisdom, strength, and health as we continue on this journey God is leading us on.
  • For God to bring the right family along to purchase our house here in TX.
  • That we will always take advantage of opportunities God places before us each day to serve and bless others around us, sharing God’s love and forgiveness whenever, however, and wherever we are.
  • Calendar of Activities (question marks have not yet been “booked”):
  • Jun 2024, continue managing the SOWER Ministry office near Lindale, TX.
  • Jul-Sept 2024, TBD / Selling our house in Allen and heading north to visit our family in Idaho, Lord willing 🤔🙏
  • Sept 30-Oct 3, SOWER Board meeting in Lindale, TX
  • Oct 2024 ?? Another project in or around East TX 🤔🙏
  • Nov 2024-Feb 2025, manage the SOWER office again, Lindale, TX
  • Mar 2025 Head north again, we hope 🤔🙏
  • Prior Week’s Blessings:
  • Getting the annual preventive maintenance completed on our air conditioners and finding them in excellent condition.
  • Crazy weather in the area that has gone around us.
  • Getting the shed ramp successfully rebuilt
  • Being able to serve this ministry and see how the many SOWER volunteers bless our partner ministries with their work.
  • Spending time with our daughter and her family again last weekend. We’ll head there again next weekend to celebrate birthdays and get more of our things to temporarily store here in Lindale.
  • You can pray:
  • Please pray for wisdom to know the best things to do and the strength needed to get everything done to sell our house in Allen.
  • For continued wisdom and patience as we work in the SOWER office. Every day brings something new.
  • For our son who continues to look for full-time work. Please pray that he will find a suitable job soon.
  • Katie’s sister Peggy is dealing with stage 4 cancer. Please ask for a miracle of healing as well as peace and comfort as she makes each day count (as we all should).
  • For wisdom, strength, and health as we continue on this journey God is leading us on.
  • For God to bring the right family along to purchase our house here in TX.
  • That we will always take advantage of opportunities God places before us each day to serve and bless others around us, sharing God’s love and forgiveness whenever, however, and wherever we are.
  • Calendar of Activities (question marks have not yet been “booked”):
  • Jun 2024, continue managing the SOWER Ministry office near Lindale, TX.
  • Jul-Sept 2024, TBD / Selling our house in Allen and visiting our family in Idaho, Lord willing 🤔🙏
  • Sept 30-Oct 3, SOWER Board meeting in Lindale, TX
  • Oct 2024 ?? Another project in or around East TX 🤔🙏
  • Nov 2024-Feb 2025, manage the SOWER office again, Lindale, TX
  • Mar 2025 Head north again, we hope 🤔🙏