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A Little More Summer Catch Up

We have been busy the last little while, but I don't have any pictures to prove it. So, you will just have to take my word for it.

Two weeks ago we were on a vacation with the extended Talen family to New Horton, NB. We stayed at the New Horton Lake Inn and used the vacation home they have there so we could all stay together, have a spot to cook, etc. It was lovely and we knew a bit of what to expect because we had stayed in the same spot 4 years ago. But this time around there were more in-laws and the two grand kids to throw in the mix, so it was a bit different from the last time. But it was a lot of fun. New Horton is located on the Fundy coast right in between Fundy National Park and the Hopewell Rocks. So we did some hiking and things like that. Since the kids needed naps in the afternoon, we went to a destination in the morning, were back for lunch and then the kids napped and we could do what we wanted in the afternoon. There was a lot to do with on the Lake and lots of games and stuff to play inside. Even though it rained a good chunk of the week, I think everyone would agree that we all had a great time.

Last week was VBS week at our church. It was my last year on the committee and we had a great week. Not that everything went perfectly smooth, or anything. But we were able to witness how God provided time and again for this ministry. God is so good and is working in this place and the lives of these kids. We had about 140 kids for our VBS program with close to 75% of those coming from outside of our church. I was certainly tired by the end of the week, but loved seeing time and again how God provided just what we needed. We had volunteers show up on just the day we really needed some extra hands. The rain that was predicted all week held off until noon on Thursday, after our VBS program had finished for the day. It was great!

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