What was kind of ironic is that as I was mulling over this idea, there was a Gospel reading about how rich men have about as much chance of getting into heaven as a camel through the eye of the needle. In his homily, our pastor made the point that it does not have to be literally riches or money but it may be a skill or a talent that you don't freely share with those around you. I took that homily to heart and decided to offer my time and "skill" to this fundraiser so every bit of the proceeds will go towards the mission effort. And since I have the most fantastic friends in the whole world, one of my friends has also generously donated her time and skill as well!
I am a little sad though that we didn't do it this weekend, the colors were absolutely fantastic. As a matter of fact, when I left church after teaching CCD, I made my daughter and her friend pose for me. If we do this again next year, this will definitely be this weekend that we do it.