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...

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Music of the Heart

I absolutely love music.  It is my world, and there are songs from many different genres that drive me to laughter, and to tears.  I love the music at Sportsman's Warehouse because they play such a wide variety, and I am often seen trying to get my husband to dance in the aisles (their floor is fabulous for spinning).  Occasionally I even get my daughters to stop being embarrassed long enough to join me!

I started this post as one of my favorite songs ever was playing, one that makes me tear up everytime, just thinking about God's love for me, no matter what.  I love a lot of songs, but Jesus Loves Me by Chris Tomlin is definitely one of my favorites.





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