This years theme was "Shaken. Unshaken." Basically when an "earthquake" hits your life, will you be prepared and what will be left of you. We are all bound to face some trials and life so we need to make sure we are deep rooted in our faith, because all of the "created things" will be gone and we will be left with nothing but God.
There were some awesome testimonies that spanned from one lady who woke up one morning and her husband laying next to her was dead from a massive heart attack, to another lady getting sick one day finding out it was sepsis and she had to amputate her legs, fingers, and nose, and one lady who's husband had an affair and how they overcame it. My group of 7 women I sat with all had something pretty serious happen to them in their lives already. It's crazy to know that you will have troubles in your life, but they happen for a purpose so we need to stay near to God and see the best in every situation. The rocks in the picture on the right are filled with cards of things people are struggling with that they need to let go of and just trust God. Pretty cool concept as it was related to the "wailing wall" in Jerusalem.
It was a great retreat and I will definitely be attending again next year...and who knows maybe I'll even bring some people with me!
Yesterday, we had a beach day since we did church Saturday night and it was a glorious day. We met up with Jeff & Kelli and Erica & Mike. The kiddies had a great time playing
eating the sand! LOL
Blakely's 1st time in pigtails :)
After the beach, we stopped by the fort in St. Augustine since we have never been and it was free all week! Not being a big history buff, I just thought it was ok. They did fire the cannons while we were there though and that was cool! Dave loved it of course LOL!
I hope everyone had a great weekend! I know I did!!