Secondly, we got to sleep in for 4 days! It's so nice to not have anywhere to be and to wake up on your own! No alarms, no stress, just rest.
Thirdly, beautiful weather allowed for a fun neighborhood cookout on my parent's driveway Friday night and Sunday night while trick-or-treaters ran by searching for candy. It was incredibly entertaining to see the costumes and children scuttling by with sugar-highs.
Saturday was ideal, as we got to eat at our favorite College Station restaurants, Koppe Bridge for hamburgers and Rudy's for good Texas Bar-b-que! We got to shop for Aggie paraphernalia, and got our first items of clothing for our little boy(s)...TEXAS A&M t-shirts!
Our seats were at the 35 yard line, first deck. We eyed David Robinson just below where we sat, watched George Bush lead out the team, and of course sat in awe at the "Fightin' Texas Aggie Band". The best news is that we played great and beat the Raiders!
With all of the fun, beauty, and complete delight I felt this weekend, there is no pleasure that eclipses the truth of our need for a Savior. Every good thing in our lives comes from Him and He alone is worthy of praise. What will happen when we die? We all will acknowledge that Jesus is Lord, but for some of us it will be too late. What should we do then? Become better people? Go to church more? Have a more philanthropic life? NO! We all fall short of the glory of God, no matter what we do! We must rely on His grace and His righteousness. That's the transforming, life-changing power of the Gospel.