Just spending the quiet this morning to get caught up on email responses to so many- ugh, I do not like being behind! Of course, I hear little feet running around downstairs. Maybe if I hide in my room, they will not notice- ha!
It is a sad day here in the McClatchy house- after 9 years of faithful service, old bessie has officially bit the dust. Now, I am praying the washer fairy will visit my house, and leave me a new one, with extra large capacity!
I am just doing my Monday chore- laundry- seeing if I can actually do all the loads AND put them all away, before dinner. Oh, but my little sickie gets attention first- he's got strep throat, poor guy!
Pondering some questions from Bible study today: Is your home a refuge? Is it safe from "friendly-fire"? Is it secure? Is it a training ground? Is it a place of connection? Is it a retreat, a place where your family wants to return? Praying about how to change my answers to these questions! I thought you might want to ponder along with me...
Off to fix dinner, baths, and out to book club with some amazingly spiritual young women- I just hope I get a burst of energy, as I could hop in bed (must quit staying up late!). Hope you all have a peaceful evening- God bless!
What a long & eventful Christmas break! I loved being w/my children & visiting w/my family, even under the unfortunate circumstances-thank u for ur prayers! I'm so glad 2b back into a routine, now that the kids r back in school & trying to catch up. I ate lots of goodies & it shows-looking 6mos prego (NO I'm not!) seriously need to exercise! I'm...
My dear father-in-law, just passed into eternal life to be with our Lord. May his soul rest in peace. Great-grandfather to one, grandad to 31, father to 12, and husband to one. We love you and will miss you "Jaybird"! <3 <3
St. Paul cried, "What I do, I do not understand. For I do not do what I want, but I do what I hate....The willing is ready at hand, but doing the good is not. For I do not do the good I want, but I do the evil I do not want....Miserable one that I am! Who will deliver me from this mortal body?