Sunday, June 21, 2009

Supersize your Faith

I had the privilege of hearing Senate Chaplain Barry Black speak not once, but twice yesterday. Hundreds of people crowded into an old-fashioned campmeeting pavillion to hear what he had to say...and were not disappointed.

The chaplain is interesting, funny, dynamic and inspiring. His first talk was entitled "Supersize Your Faith" and he detailed 4 steps by which this could be done. His second talk was about dealing with adversity and not worrying. When he finished this talk, he spent about 30 minutes taking questions. I was impressed with his diplomacy in handling some of the things he was asked.

2 comments:

La Tea Dah said...

How inspiring to attend campmeeting. Hearing Mr. Black speak in person would be awesome! Did it rain on you at campmeeting as well?

I hope you have a relaxing and fun summer. I'm sure you have some neat things planned during your break.

LaTeaDah

Rondi said...

Yes, it's been raining quite a bit, so I'm glad I'm not staying out there. I live close enough to drive, plus one of my sisters lives nearby if I want to stay somewhere.

I am planning to stay around New England this summer. I'm going to spend a day at Celia Thaxter's garden out on the Isle of Shoals (off the coast of Portsmouth, NH) and am taking a 3-day memoir-writing class! I'm looking forward to it.