I’m convinced that there’s nothing better than hanging out with friends at the beach.
Last Saturday, friends from the area gathered for a time of prayer and commissioning, as well as a lot of food and beach games, to send me off to the World Race.
I think my favorite thing about the beach is the spontaneous, creative fun. Multiple times in the afternoon I found myself sprinting down the beach, feet pattering on the wet sand, to finally hurdle over the waves that were lapping into shore.
If you weren’t able to attend, you can watch the time of prayer & commissioning here:
(my apologies for the muffled sound – it was windy!)
There were more smiles than tears. The general feeling was of excitement for the next – a “Hello, world” and a “Goodbye, until we see again.” Or as my sister and I used to say, “TTFN” (Ta Ta For Now)…