Ken Davis: People don't jump out of the boat at the first speed bump. Boats don't have speed bumps. Let me think that through.
[While trimming trees]
Mom: No, no, no. Leave that one.
Dad: Ok. We'll get it next year.
Mom: Those are cute pants.
Katie: Thanks. I found them in the bottom of my closet and by that I mean on the top shelf. I don't know where they came from.
Mom: You probably wore them in middle school.
Christina: KATIE! Toga expert! I need to borrow your skills [because] it's Salad Dressing Day tomorrow for Homecoming.
Dustin: Jews knew the Old Testament scriptures the way we know songs, so finding OT references in the New Testament not only reminded them of that particular passage but also the context of surrounding passages.
Katie: Jews waited for the Messiah with great anticipation and excitement. It was like waiting for Christmas that wasn't coming... literally!
[playing Harry Potter Wii]
Katie: Look! I'm riding the broom!
Boy, age 10: It looks more like you're riding a bull.
Grandpa: Stinkin' winter lasts all winter!
"Creativity is being comfortable with not knowing what comes next." - Ann Voskamp
Christina: Taylor's sleeping over, too!
Katie: She's sleeping over TOO? That means someone is sleeping over one! AH!
Christina: Michael's bringing Bridesmaids [to my campfire party] just in case the weather is bad.
Katie [Sarcastic]: Sometimes I drive around with two tennis hoppers in my trunk. [Serious] Actually, right now I am driving around with two Haitian drums in my trunk.
Mom: As long as it's not two Haitian drunks in your trunk.
Ezelis: I'm not okay with living in a way this world calls "normal." I am called to be different so people can see how God is real.
Katie: You think I made it up?
Grandma: You coulda; you're a writer. Nah, you wouldn't a thought of that!
Mom: Look! Four-hundred and ninety miles until empty! We can get halfway to--
Matthew: She's a transplant.
Katie: Yeah, I moved to Baptist Country but they spit me out.
Dawn: Why'd we take her back?
Katie: Do you pray before you go to bed?
Pastor's Daughter, 8: Sometimes.
Daughter: Yeah. Sometimes we forget.
[Playing Harry Potter Wii]
Boy, 10: Just walk around while I'm doing this level. Don't go down. And don't kill yourself by going off the edge... again.
Katie: I didn't mean to! Either time!
"When He says something to you, it will be your own language, significant in a personal and specific way. It will be exactly what you need to hear. All you have to do is listen." - Susan Hill
Katie: You're busier than I am, so give me a call when you're free; I'm probably free too. And if I'm not, I will be free in the next half hour.
Mom: What are you going to do today?
Katie: Sit around and wish I was in Baptist Country.
Mom: That's what you did yesterday!
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Mom: No sleeping in the cabin sheets.
Katie: Ok and no eating in the dining room either.
Mom: No four-legged fish sleeping in the cabin sheets.
Mom: These subs are huge! No one can eat all that! Ok, Katie can, but no one else!
Charmaine: With God you gotta always keep a suitcase packed because you never know where He's going to take you!
"It's the art of seeing that makes gratitude possible, and it's the art of gratitude that makes joy possible, and isn't joy the art of God?" - Ann Voskamp
Sorry it's late. It was typed on an iPad magnetic keyboard from a house with no furniture smack dab in the middle of nowhere. I'll fix any grave errors when I have access to a computer again. I hope all is well! <>< K