Freshwater Academy

Fresh Water Academy was founded in 2010. It is home to four lovely young ladies of learning and their dedicated teachers. Located in the wilds of Wyoming, the name Fresh Water Academy was chosen as a Western analogy to Christ. Just as He is the Living Water, and we must have Him to have eternal life, any desert dweller knows the importance of fresh water to life, both for self, and the nourishment of crops or livestock. By taking nourishment in God and His word, we strengthen our own relationship with Him, our faith, and the quality and abundance of our fruitfulness.

Our keystone verse is from Jeremiah, Chapter 17, Verse 8: "For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit."

The fruit that we speak of is mentioned in Galatians 5:22
"22But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 23Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law."

And the heat could be anything we experience that might test our faith in God; trials and tribulations, relationships, anything that focuses our love and attention anywhere but on Him...

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Snowy Saturday!

We had a beautiful, relaxing Saturday! :)  Well, all except for Paul, who had to drive to work in the foot of snow that was already on the ground when we got up this morning, and home in more of the same.  The rest of us watched the last episode of the new Clue miniseries, and a few episodes of 7th Heaven, the Final Season.  Justice wandered around town, shoveling porches and walks, and David started building the carpetball tables at the Haven.  

The kids all ran out to play in the snow this afternoon, and they looked like they were having a ball!  Now they're playing Wii, and homemade pizza dough is rising as I write!  Paul will be here soon, and we'll have a nice family weekend :).

Here are some snowy pics!

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