As the name of my blog indicates, I spend a lot of time thinking about home. Of course, my Heavenly Home is the one that is eternal, so that’s where I need to lay up my treasures, and that’s the one I’m striving for. But in the meantime, I have been given this tiny piece of the here-and-now—this nearly six-acre tract of land, this farmhouse, this domain—in which to serve Him. And, though this is in the earthly realm, I want the things that happen here to be investments in the Heavenly realm.


Monday, October 27, 2014

gather {weekend snapshots}


On Saturday, we rose early and took a little road trip. It was a Special Day for our two grandboys, Owen (8) and Ben (6)! 







photo by Kati






On Sunday afternoon, we welcomed friends for dinner: Bekah's piano teacher and her husband. Bekah has taken piano lessons from Jackie for 3 1/2 years, but we discovered many things that we did not know about one another, and were surprised to learn of several mutual friends, past and present. It's a small world. There is just something about gathering around a table that enables you to connect on a different level. 



Bonus: We were treated to a lovely piano duet!



Weekend gatherings. Investment in relationships. Good times. 




This is day 27 in the series gather.  Click ~here~ to see more.

7 comments:

  1. Gatherings around the table are the BEST! Looks like you had some wonderful experiences over the weekend.

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  2. My sister took lessons with Jackie and loved her! I'm hoping to start lessons with her for my older kids in the next year or two.

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  3. What a great family outing! So many fun things to do in the fall, don't you think?

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  4. You really made the most of your weekend!

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  5. What a great way to spend the weekend!

    I like they way you phrased it - investing in relationships.

    Those boys had a special day, indeed!

    Deanna

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  6. Yes I like the investing in relationship phrase too. It's so worth it! It looks like you had a wonderful Fall weekend!

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  7. This is a beautiful post. It's so much fun to play a piano duet with someone! And so sweet to gather around the table with friends!

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