Monday, October 8, 2012

on freedom and my sons' cd

this hint
this family missions experience
has legs....
our dominican experience
will find us
working in a library
and with church youth
i will admit that my
worldly self
feels afraid and weary
reading the itinerary
isaiah reminds us
that the almighty
will not grow weary
and my son hank sings
these words....
i wanna run in your
so even though
this stepping out is scary
even though
this stepping out is exhausting
the mighty one
is never
and i'll run in that freedom!

my older son wrote, composed, rehearsed and recorded ten songs with a friend for his senior project this year. you can listen to a sample here. my younger provided percussion while the older is on guitar and vocals. if you find it enjoyable, and if you want to contribute to our trip, please consider emailing me. we're selling the cd's to raise money for this venture. i'm asking $10, which will cover shipping and a donation of $6. my email is thank you, friends.

continuing to count his gifts to 1000 -

791. breakfast three times in one day
792. shenandoah valley road trip
793. lemon brownies (a happy accident)
794. heat pump running
795. birds' song on their flight south
796. my girl, the one i mentor, home for fall break!
797. husband taking care of me on headache days

linking with -

michelle for hear it monday, use it on sunday, ann for 1000 gifts, l.l. for on, in, and around mondays
grace for FYBF, carina for i am thankful, beki at the rusted chain, michelle for caffeinated randomness and studio jru for sneak peek friday


  1. You are brave with the courage of the Lord, Kendal. And equipped with all his strength in your weakness. You inspire.

    Praying blessings on your sons' music project and the upcoming work you'll be doing to spread love.

  2. Oh, the Shenandoah Valley... It's simply beautiful!
    What a loving and giving husband God's blessed you with, my friend!

  3. THAT is an amazing song. If I wasn't living overseas - I'd send in that donation right away!

    Great opportunity for your family.

  4. So proud of you, Kendal, for stepping out of your comfort great to go, and serve, on a trip with your family...glad your sweet hubby took care of you...great song..sign me up

  5. Sometimes I feel like my whole life has been a mission trip. :)

    From a practical side ... here are a few things that have helped me on many of those trips.

    Praying for your family as you go.


  6. What a great idea! Blessings to you in this venture and on your trip! =D You will come back changed...that I can guarantee! ;)

  7. You are right--only in the strength of the Lord can we do His bidding. I'm praying for you.

  8. Oh, my goodness, what a talented family you are! I am in awe of missions like the one you describe and I will be praying for you, sweet friend. How brave you are.

  9. Dude! I almost missed this post, and then I wouldn't have known you were selling CDs for your trip. Hello, you need to run this part of the post again. I am a slack reader and others are too. Count me in. Don't send it to me. I'll get it from at the next Dripolator meet up.

    Very exciting all this working together business.