Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Roseville REI — Light and Fast Backpacking Basics
Date: 4/5/2010
Event Location: Roseville REI
Event Fee: Free
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (CDT)
Leader: Kim
Group Size: 40
Description: Do you want to try backpacking but worry about carrying a heavy pack? Or are you a backpacker who wants to lighten your load? An REI backpacking expert will provide excellent tips on lightweight backpacking techniques. We'll cover shelters, backpacks, food choices, and fuel efficiency to help you go light and fast on your next trip.

27 spots available

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

First Girls for The Dragon Boat Team!

Yes, the competition has been won. Mary and Amanda from Souix Falls south Dakota are the First Girls to sign up to be on the Dragon Boat TEAM for 2010. 20 spots left! Let's see how fast we can fill this up! Make a commitment to YOUR summer time fun and let all the other activities fall into place around it.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Go Outside!

It is a beautiful Day. Take your Sabbath in it!

Saturday, March 20, 2010

"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase. Just take the first step."
-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

5K anyone?

Be the first sign up for basic outdoor rock climbing at Taylors Fall May 16. Just click here!
It will ROCK!

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Who wants to do this??

Leave a comment or email me, let's get a group together. I have done it, it is a lot of fun@

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Phat Chicks

There are many adventure groups for women out there and they have many great ideas. Here is one Click here to go to the Phat Chicks website

Monday, March 8, 2010

The Second Mile

We often hear the phrase "going the Second Mile" in our modern conversation, but it actually has its roots in first century Palestine.During Bible times, the Romans had conquered much of the known world and ruled with an iron hand. A Roman soldier could compel a subject of one of the conquered lands to carry his backpack, or "load," for him one mile, but only one mile. When Jesus spoke to His followers in the Sermon on the Mount, He said to them..."If someone forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles" (Matthew 5:41 NIV).The choice to go the second mile is the key that unlocks the secret of joy in difficult circustances. It has the power to transform a tiresome, menial walk into a joyful act of giving; to infuse a contentious relationship with a new spirit of kindness and generosity; and to change an individual's self-perception from that of a victim to a victor.The Second Mile represents a much higher law - the law of kindness, generosity and love.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Winter Stillness

by Carrin Mahmood

We walk through the winter stillness
Amazed by sight and sound
Awed by the snowflakes whisper
Gathering on the ground
We stand on a glorious sunrise
Awash in the promise of day
Daring not to move a muscle
fearing twill slip away

We glide crackling through the forest
In wonder our thoughts are lost
Guarded by ancient soldiers
Covered by moody hoar frost.
We crunch through laers of frosting
Too heavy to stay aloft
Remembering days of our childhood
When walking came to us soft

We bask in wae of the sunset Ablaze with purples and blues
Reflecting on all the days offered
Bathed in Crystalline hues.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Couch to 5K

Runners meet, ready to go at 5:15 at the Welcome Desk in the Sanctuary. The weather looks great! Sue has an App for that!