Hi, I'm Mari Lei Lace Macapinlac
"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. "
- Proverbs 3:5-6
you’ll be home. I am too stoked for real.
-food..and lots of it
We will take advantage of each moment we get together, but in the mean time I’ll sit here and eat my ice cream. See you soon!
Wow. This is a hard one. I think that any brother or sister who is so on fire for this community is inspiring. Someone who not only tries to talk the talk but also puts effort into walking the walk. Someone who gives their all to their CFC family along with their blood family. Someone who falls, but gets back up again knowing the God is there to help them continue their walk. Someone that puts their trust in Him knowing that He is ultimate. These things are what inspire me most…and after some thought I would like to say that lately Rachel Medina and Ian Lagardilla of Las Vegas inspire me the most as of right now. They both serve in a way that is not to glorify themselves, but to glorify God. They put all the younger ones in front of them and always keep their best interest in mind. They carry a servant’s heart in them and are always mission ready. Most of all I think they exemplify the CFC Youth LV motto of “taking the sin out of the city.”
Ian and Rachel, you inspire me.
This weekend I was invited to go on an annual camping trip and as soon as I heard camping my automatic reaction was, “yeeees!!!”. After leaving Oregon I honestly didn’t know if I’d ever be able to do anything outdoorsy again…and the thought proved true up until this weekend.
As much as clubbing and going out can be fun it is honestly NOT one of my top things I wanna spend my weekend doing.
Of course, being from Vegas we gotta venture out into another state just to go camping, but it was worth it.
I definitely miss Oregon and all it offers and when the time is right bet I’m moving back.
Praise God for a good weekend full of good company though! Till next year…we will meet again Utah.
Ok in all seriousness. I was thinking about how tomorrow is valentine’s day and how I honestly forgot. I was thinking about it a lot last month. “what should I get him?” “is he getting me something?” blah blah. As time went on the thoughts disappeared till today when I was confirming patient’s appts for tomorrow. Then I come home to Alexa and Sam needing to buy their classmates gifts.
Now I’m here in my room remembering how petty I was in relationships before. How I wanted a gift so bad and “you BETTER get me something” and wanting all the corny cute stuff. And now I finally realize that when you’re with someone that showers you with love and care everyday, someone that gives you strength when you’re at your weakest, believes in you when you doubt, makes you laugh over and over, prays with you without hesitation, thinks you’re pretty without makeup, helps when in need, and accepts you despite your wrongs and faults well then damn… Who cares about this holiday? God gave me days with this guy and I hope will continue to give me more days with him.
I don’t hate this holiday or anyone who chooses to celebrate it, I’m just saying that everyday is a day for me to celebrate cause God finally blessed me with a guy that is a gift to me everyday.. holiday or not.
With that said Happy Valentine’s Day to you and yours from me and mine.