When Brady and Kenzie's plans to join the
mission team that they went with last year to
Guatemala fell through,
and the mission trip to a deaf orphanage in
Mexico fell through,
We weren't sure what to do for the summer.
We knew that we didn't want to waste the summer!
God reminded me of the camp in Colorado that
I grew up going to and serving at every summer
since I was in fourth grade!
Everything fell into place.
Brady could fly out for a week of training,
and the week that he would serve -
we could also get Kenzie and Conner there as campers!
Getting 3 kids to camp at the same time -
Dropping them off was bittersweet!
I wanted to stay with them!
I wanted to share this incredible experience with them.
But sometimes, Mom has to let go!
And I'm so glad that I did!
They had an incredible week and want to return this
winter for the winter camps!
(that will be an interesting road trip -
but praying we can make it happen!)
The theme and challenge of camp was
God should himself to each of my kids,
they grew in their relationship with Him,
and with new friends,
and with each other!
The joy a mom has when her kids return
singing about their love for God,
and telling stories of how they enjoyed the