Erin has had a super duper busy week besides planning my party and sharing her room with Gramma all weekend. She had 3 brutal serious try-outs for the Kelowna club volleyball team. There are so many girls in this age group that are skilled players. Just to give you an idea, at BC provincial finals, grade 10 Kelowna teams took 2nd, 3rd and 4th place. If you can play with this club through to U-18, they have a 95% sign on rate to play post-secondary level, which Erin would love to do. There were about 35 girls trying out, the last one being for 4 hours on Sunday! We've been checking and re-checking the roster (click on the sidebar "rosters" and scroll down to U-16) almost hourly ever since to see if they've posted the teams. We all really thought she was sitting on the fence, could go either way if she made it or not, she hasn't had opportunity to play ever on a really good team, so she doesn't have the same strength and skill as a lot of girls, but now she'll have great opportunity!! We've been praying that God would make the right choice for her if it something she should be doing, that He would be the goal ,not how good you can be at something, that sport would not be a focus, but He would be....and if it doesn't happen, to ease the disappointment. I have always felt a strong calling to use your gifts for His glory whatever they are.
You should have seen the shock on her face when I called her up to read the list :) See you May long weekend in Calgary for Nationals!