I’ve been struggling to post about our trip coming to an end because I’m sorta in denial that it is actually over. We met some of the best people over the week. We got to celebrate Alec’s birthday with him. We had Italian night which is when we serve a fancy dinner and have the… Continue reading Do you Lighthouse?
So if you aren’t following hockey than you may not know that the St. Louis Blues are playing in the Stanley Cup Final. Alec and his family are HUGE Blues fans and thus we have become Blues fans this week. We watched them win last night all together. I even changed my bitmoji for Alec… Continue reading Today I Became A Blues Fan
Yesterday was such a fun kick-off to our week together. Alec got to get in the ocean and went deeper than he has ever before. (His backpack and heart machine is not able to get wet). This is from L-R is Harrison, Alec and Hamilton. We had a dinner picnic on the beach and dressed… Continue reading Beach Time
Our family has arrived and we have just taken them to their room. We have an hour before we meet up for dinner which is a low-country-broil tonight. It’s an early night with not much activity to allow the families to get settled and rest after a long day of travel. We have families coming… Continue reading Our Family Has Arrived
We are here. Just had dinner and are about to kick-off our volunteer meetings. Mark was assigned to the “Jellyfish” flip flop group which is 9-11 aged boys. I am with the “Goldfish” flip flop group which is 3-4 year olds. And Hamilton will be with the “Silverfish” which are boys his age 12-14 year… Continue reading We Made It!
Last week we had a training conference call that gave us a ton of information regarding the details of what we will be doing. We also received multiple emails that included our schedule, packing list, team assignments, and even common lingo of a Lighthouse Family Retreat. (If you don’t want to read info. regarding the… Continue reading What will we be doing?
We are only two weeks away from leaving for Florida to serve at Lighthouse Family Retreat (LFR). We are getting so excited as well as preparing our hearts for serving a family walking through childhood cancer. The mission of LFR is to “Strengthen families living through childhood cancer by offering restorative retreats and helpful resources.” We will… Continue reading Lighthouse Family Retreat Countdown