What you do in your house is worth as much as if you did it up in heaven for our Lord God. We should accustom ourselves to think of our position and work as sacred and well-pleasing to God, not on account of the position and work, but on account of the word and faith from which the obedience and the work flow. ~ Martin Luther

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Best Kind of Field Trip

The other day, the children and I scratched words and colors on posterboard to join the many who have been braving the biting winds and nasty looks of naysayers this past month in an effort to proclaim LIFE in a world that, sadly and amazingly, doesn't value it.

I had never done this before, even though I am very passionate about it, because I thought it would be too hard for children to do, too scary, too boring, too....and I've had little children ever since I have felt passionate about it.  But let me just say- the children got right into it!  They decorated their own signs...except Andrew who stole Corynn's cool Cat in the Hat one ;-)  And you know what?  What better testament to LIFE than to see children who have been given life, in the flesh, and what a gift they are.  Even when they are climbing on mounds of snow instead of sign-holding or can't stand still for hours at a time.   These precious souls are not a choice.

Some friends joined us, making our time out there that much better.

 Had the weather been warmer (why is 40 Days for Life in February/March again?  Why not May/June?!?!?) my littles wouldn't have withered so quickly- and we would have been able to stay longer.   Corynn has asked to do it again...she felt pretty passionate about it.

And that is just about the best learning experience there is.  To discover something about the world around us and become passionate about it.  To stand up and declare Truth and Light in a world so dark.

That is what I want for my childrens' education.

(You can see from my sign, I was hoping for a baby.  Didn't happen.  Whaaaaa.)

Afterwards, to thaw out a bit, we headed to the Science and Discovery Center.

It was a busy, full, exhausting day. It was worth it.


oneme said...

God bless you Rebecca for taking your children to proclaim the message note just of pro-life but, teaching them that life is from God and it is Good in Him! For allowing them the experience of showing that in a good way! And looks like you all had a very good time afterwards! May God grant you the pleasure of nurturing someone and their baby! I don't have a blog but, appreciate yours! Love because of Jesus - Sandy

Anonymous said...

I've taken my kids to pass out tracts and even holding up signs as a witnessing tool and they are more residual than we give them credit. They don't fear the people. And they bring mama some good support and strength.

I loved your sign!

I admit feeling quite cold as a viewed your pictures, though. I am wishing warmer temps for you, fast!

Marlene Bibby said...

Great job, momma! Learning about life in the real world. We are going to a pro-life dinner tonight and bringing Bobby. He may disrupt things a bit, but this is for life! See you soon!!

Abigail said...

Amen! This morning on the way to church I was feeling (again) so burdened by the weight of this evil.

Pray strong; stay faithful; shine light; speak truth.