Which can only mean one thing . . . it’s time for virtual coffee. 🙂
I’m trying to think of what has happened this week that hasn’t involved us! running around! from one thing to another! with no time to breathe! I’m not gonna lie. I’m struggling to think of anything. It’s been a wild week. Which is probably why I only just now realized that I never posted this picture:
Miss Squeezy got her new glasses on Thursday, and in my personal opinion she looks 1) way too grown up, 2) completely adorable, and 3) way more ornery than she used to. All of which are completely true. They definitely suit her.
In addition to new glasses making her look super grown up, she also just started going to Sunday School this past Sunday. Usually they wait till they turn two, but she and her friend J both turn two within a month of each other so they let us move them together. She did great in Sunday School except the part where she fell down the church stairs and banged her ear all up. Poor little thing. It’s hard being almost two.
In other news, they are building a turn lane in our street. Right across from us in fact. I’m fairly sure the project is being run by people lacking any sort of common sense or brains whatsoever. We live on a side street that is only busy twice a day– during school traffic. There is a school on the other end of the street. They already have the street divided by cones into two very narrow lanes so that you can barely drive or get in and out of our driveway. Yesterday in the middle of afternoon school traffic they had a cement truck out there blocking one of the lanes. What in the world? The street is only busy for like half an hour every day! Is it really that hard to figure that out and NOT plan to block the street during that time?
Okay. That’s the end of that rant. For now. I cannot guarantee that I will not rant about it at another time. Having your street all torn up isn’t fun.
Saturday night Art and I went to a progressive dinner with a bunch of seminary students. Art is a seminary student as well, in case I’ve never mentioned that. It was a lot of fun– I got reacquainted with some old friends I hadn’t seen in awhile and made some new ones. We were going to take one of the college’s vans, but it died a painful death so we ended up taking our church’s van (they leave it at the college to transport students to church, and yes we had permission). I drove. Isn’t that scary? Ha! I used to drive a big van for the daycare when I worked there, and I have a chauffeur’s license, so I was the natural choice. It was a little different being full of adults though. For one thing I couldn’t see out the rearview mirror. Ha.
Wasn’t that interesting? Ack. My life really has been kind of boring lately. But before I go I want to share something.
Your comments on my last post were so encouraging. I have found myself in a bit of a crisis of faith over the last few months, questioning the answers I have always accepted as truth. It hasn’t been fun or easy, and has shaken me to the core. I’m not through it yet, but God is slowly bringing me through. Putting some of my thoughts and feelings into words, and then reading your gracious and loving and thoughtful responses, have encouraged me in ways I can’t express. And in small ways God has been showing me His love and faithfulness even when He doesn’t answer my questions.
I have some thoughts I hope I’ll be able to form into words soon, but for now, thank you for your love and prayers and kindness to me. If you have any love and prayers and kindness left, would you take some time to pray for my friend Angie and her six-year-old son Xander? He was diagnosed just last week with Ewing Sarcoma, which is a type of cancer that is affecting his lungs, hip, and bone marrow. He is beginning his chemo treatments this week, and I know they would appreciate your prayers.