A Word from Brian
Tuesday, March 6th....We've been in Odessa for 40 days now. We're tired. Emotional. Missing our kids like crazy. Fighting a non-stop spiritual battle. And fighting for our boy.
We have great days and we love our time with our friends and love the new connections that God is leading us to, but we are ready to go home.
We had a great birthday party for "Luke's 16th birthday" on Sunday. He had an awesome time and loved every second of the attention, the decorations, the food, and presents. He was beaming all night. Once he went back to his dorm, his friends also had a party for him. He said there were 40 kids there and told me he smiled all night.
This morning, as usual, I checked to see if I had any messages from my kids. Brian wrote the perfect e-mail. It was/is just what we needed. His e-mail will be the blog for today. I know it will minister to you as much as it will to us. Sometimes it's hard to believe that the words that come out of his mouth are from a 19 year old. They are God's words though; Brian allowed God to speak through him as he wrote this e-mail to us: