Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Island Bound

There's only one thing better than being in my Wee House during a full moon.

And that is being on Mackinac Island.

Yes, it's that time again. 
Heading to the incredible women's retreat...Win-Some Women.
This marks my 13th year, with many years attending both Spring and Fall.

My last trip, which was last Fall,
was with friend and fellow homesteader, Homemaker Ang.

And a second blue-eyed beauty, my Mother-in-Love, Sue.

Both women are beautiful, inside and out.

This trip will be just Sue and myself, one we've taken many times together.

I'm looking forward to meeting Laura Story.

And all the other wonderful speakers, which includes Rev. Billy Graham's daughter, Ruth.
I was so pleased to hear Billy Graham rallied from pneumonia last week, at the age of 92. 
PTL! (Praise the Lord!)

I'm also looking forward to the familiar, which makes the Island so special. 
Horse travel.
There are no motorized vehicles allowed on the Island.

Exquisite food.
Female fellowship.
The name of Jesus on everyone's lips, hearts, and minds.

I rarely leave home, but to me, Mackinac Island feels like home.
And I hope that never changes.

Wish you could be here wish us.

Perhaps next time. 
Let's plan...

Until tomorrow, God willing.


Laura said...

Dear Sherry,
Hope you have a fabulous time...as I'm sure that you will! I heard Ruth Graham Bell speak a few years ago in Maine...it was quite a treat. This island sounds so wonderful...horse drawn carriages...imagine!

God bless,

Dr. Momi said...

Oh did I love that! We were engaged on Mackinac Island. Ate supper that night at the Grand Hotel.....you gave me a trip down memory lane. Thanks (oh and I pray your retreat is awesome :-)

Sherri B. said...

It sounds like a grand time, hope you have another good visit.

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

I'm so, so jealous!!!! It has been about 25 years since my husband and I were in Mackinac Island, he loves the movie 'Somewhere in Time' which as you know was partly filmed there--Now it's a place for us in time too!! Have a wonderful time!!

Edward said...

Wow an island that only has horse travel, that sounds great and like a lot of fun, hope you have a good time.

Sherry Sutherby http://russ-stickacres.blogspot.com/ said...

Thank you everyone. It was truly Grand. And it amazes me how the Holy Spirit rushes in once you arrive, sharing the two days of lifting up Jesus, with 800+ other women.