The Greatest Illustration on Earth

It takes a lot to make me cry. But anything that draws a personal connection always makes me to tear up.

I have always been a sucker for stories of military families being reunited with their loved ones. I just can’t imagine the jubilee I would feel after seeing someone I thought I might never see again. The good news is you don’t have to know someone in the military to experience this kind of joy.

It’s hard for me to not cry when I watch these videos. Mainly because they are an incredible illustration of the promise we hold to as Christ Followers: the promise that one-day, after we have fought the good fight, we will go home and be reunited with our Heavenly Father.

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”
– The Apostle Paul

At the end of my life, I want nothing more than to hear the words,

“Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant”

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Update! 9-6-2012

Happy Thursdays everyone!  I wanted to give everyone an update on what has been going on in my life!

It’s been a little over a week and a half now since I have returned to East Lansing.  MSU has been such an incredible experience so far.  However it really does feel like I’m living in two different worlds.  Once I arrived back on campus, it was like nothing changed since 4 months ago when I left!  I started seeing my old friends, teammates, and it was like picking up right where I left off!  I had an amazing summer with all my brothers and sisters back in Novi.  Anytime I am back at home it is like I never left.  I miss all my brothers, sisters, fathers, and mothers back home.  I’m praying for you guys!  With a church family like Oak Pointe, it’s always hard to leave.  Talk about being blessed.

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