I Got a Bee in My Bonnet

My mind is forever thinking of new projects that I want to do. Sometimes the ideas get to "buzzin" around so fast that I feel like I have bees swarming around in my head. This saying actually came from my grandmother. She used to say, when she had an idea about how to do something, "I got a bee in my bonnet and I couldn't rest until I got it out." So, when I think of something new I want to do, I can't rest until I get that bee out of my bonnet. Ü

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Greece Mission Trip...Sept. 3rd-11th

I got the opportunity to go to Greece again this year with a group from our church. This time we flew in to Athens, Greece and then ferried over to Aegina Island. While in Athens, we got to take a walking tour of the sights of Athens....the Acropolis, the Parthenon, ampitheaters, etc. While on the island of Aegina, we got to experience a Greek wedding reception and a baby dedication. The time with the missionaries and their children was awesome. During the mornings (9-12)we held a 3 day VBS for the kids while their parents went to their sessions. We had a wonderful time with them and just basically fell in love with all of them. They are some very special kids. In the afternoons we would eat at some of the local restaurants and then take in some of the sights. In the evenings we all got to attend the preaching service.

The highlight of the trip was on the last night of meetings. They called all of the children's workers in and had a prayer time for us while laying on hands. It was a very meaningful and touching time. When two of the kids began praying for us, I just lost it!
This trip was one that I will never forget and the memory of it will be one that I will cherish for the rest of my life.
This is our group ready to leave from Little Rock, AR
Hotel Danae where we stayed while on Aegina Island

The view from our motel meeting room
See the next post for the rest of the pictures.
(There are also more pictures on my facebook page. Check them out!)

Mission trip to Greece part 2

Our view from our meeting room

Sitting at one of the restaurants
Outdoor fruit stand
Octopus hanging out at one of the markets
My swollen left foot.
Standing in the Aegean Sea
Me standing on top of Mars Hill where Paul would have stood to preach.
Our group standing on Mars Hill overlooking Athens
The modern city of Athens
The Acropolis with the Parthenon on top.
Me sitting near the acropolis
The Parthenon
Me in front of the Parthenon
Roslyn, me and Chelli with Parthenon behind us.
Us again
The temple of Athena
Me and my monkey puppet, Spice, speaking to the children.
The kids liked Spice
Us with our group of kids
Me with the ruins of Corinth in the background.
The ancient ruins of Corinth
Me again with the ruins of Corinth in the background.
Me standing where Paul would have stood to preach in Corinth.
The group from Faith Baptist who put on the retreat standing on the Lechian Road in Corinth.