Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Encouragement of the Day

At times in my life, I've asked God to give me some kind of proof to remind me of His existence, but then I feel convicted because of the fact that he's already given me so much proof in the past, starting with his resurrection. I just want to encourage anyone reading this to stop and remember all the things that God has done in your life leading you up to where you are today. If you do that, you'll always have a grateful heart and you're faith will hopefully remain strong.

Monday, August 4, 2008

The Project

I'm back. Not that anyone is actually checking my blog yet (with the exception of my mother . . . hey, Mom!)

I just thought I'd post some pictures of my current project, which is to build a roof for my back deck. Our poor deck has been beaten up by the sun, rain, humidity, and varying temperatures, so my answer to this dilemma is to create a barrier between it and those elements. I'm so excited to have a nice place to enjoy the outdoors without actually being rained-on or burned up by the glaring sun.

Well, enjoy the photos depicting the evolution of our project. And oh yeah, I'm not the real builder. I have a great friend named Ron who deserves the credit for knowing how to do this stuff. He's basically in charge and I'm his helper. As you'll see, our deck is high off the ground and I'm afraid of heights, so this has been quite a challenge . . . more-so for Ron because he's usually doing the death defying tasks that I'm too ignorant (and too chicken) to do. OK . . . enough rambling . . .