Monday, June 7, 2010

Manic Monday- VBS 2010

So this morning was a little bitter sweet. I dressed my guys in their brand spankin new VBS shirts. Did their hair, so it would at least look cute during Worship Rally. Then took the mandatory VBS pic. So far all that has been the sweet part. The bitter part was knowing I wasn't going to be there. That I wouldn't be working in a fun ranch theme decorated room, or eating Cowpoke snacks, or making western themed crafts. For the first time in LOTS of years, I wasn't even going to merely be an onlooker, I just wouldn't be there:(

This is due to many reasons that I won't even go into on this blog, suffice it to say there is a season for everything. And obviously this was my season to sit on the sidelines. I am thrilled for my little people that they get to participate in all the fun, yet sad in my heart that I am not helping make the fun. Oh well at least I will get to live vicariously through my kids.

Here was their rundown on this morning:
Gilly: "Mom first we did worship rally in the big church and sang and did offering, and guess what?! The girls won offering and I need to bring money tomorrow. Next we went to Snack" Gideyon butts in at this part.
Gideyon: " Yeah at snack we made"mix trail". It had a lot of stuff in it"
Gilly: Do you think we can make trail mix sometime Mom?, Cept without the round cereal in it cause I don't like that kind"
Gideyon: " Yeah maybe we could put Lucky Charms in it instead!"
Gilly: "NO cause it already has marshmallows in it!"
Me: We'll see, maybe you can each pick something to put in it. What else did you do at VBS?"
Gilly:" We went to art and got to make big people!"
Gidey: " And I found a wallet and the lady said that was tomorrows craft, so then I will have something to put my money in:)"
Gilly: "After that we went back to our room and had games, and then we went to big church for worship rally again, and I answered one the pastors questions!"
Gidey: " I tried to answer but I didn't get picked"
Me: " Well maybe you will get picked another day, the pastor can't pick everyone. So does this mean you had a good time and want to go back?"
Gilly: "Yes!!"
Gidey: " Yeah I guess so"

So as you can tell VBS was an overall hit, and I am glad for the sake of my kids that even though our church wasn't involved they still got to go to a fun program. And I am sure we will be singing the songs for weeks to come:)


Rachel said...

Wow! Your VBS was very early. So fun for the kiddos. I love this year's shirts. Super cute and a great color.

Yes, I can get a cd for you by the way! Maybe not today or tomorrow, but soon :)

Robyn said...

In Texas it seems like all the VBSs are in June. Oklahoma was even worse, cause I "shopped" around for which one to send my kids to, and the majority of them were all this week! Or next week at night, which I just don't care for. Call me Old Fashioned! If you don't think you can get the CD mailed in the next week or so you may just want to hold onto it, cause we are out OK the first of July. But thanks so much in Advance, either way:)

Rachel said...

Send me your Oklahoma addy again and I'll get it mailed!

Lisa said...

Thanks so much for posting the pictures of your precious children. Can't help but love how cute they look together. Glad they are enjoying VBS. I know you must be enjoying the time to yourself.

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