Thursday, May 29, 2014
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
I've been listening to the Bible on audio today via my Bible Gateway app. I've never done an audio version of the Word (besides hearing it read in person). It's so cool! I get a ton more scripture in my day than if I try and wait until I can sit down and read...and I notice things I never have before! Like what does it mean that people began calling on the name of The Lord after Enosh was born?! They just started then? Surely it can't mean relying on Him, but perhaps an actual name He gave them. I mean there was a curse and no epidurals. Somebody had to have cried out to Him. A mother's son died. I can't imagine she didn't call upon The Lord, with whom she had even dialogued.
Or were Adam and Eve mad at God? Did they wrongfully direct anger at the curse toward God, and teach other generations to do so as well?
I don't know. Here's what I do know. I'm exhausted! Good night all.
OU football and a friend's house (that's how we know she's our friend):
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Monday, May 12, 2014
Grateful for the storm threatening to rage outside. Grateful for my husband who fills our home with so much love and fun and magic. Grateful for my friends, old and new. Grateful I just got to leave that sentence and go answer the call to put the pacifier back in the mouth of the most precious little (term to be used lightly) baby boy.
I had a wonderful Mother's Day yesterday. After a close call (and unabashed stomping of my foot) with eating burgers, we landed at the only (girly) place left in town with room at the inn and it was lovely. I got my eggs benedict and peach iced tea and Howard didn't didn't find anything on the menu to eat because he says he doesn't eat squirrel food, and that on Father's Day we're going somewhere that feeds people, not squirrels, and that on his birthday we're eating somewhere that will actually feed you... : )
But Jonah did enjoy the food. He tried some of my orange, strawberry, melon, and even had some cheese biscuit! He was so good, too. He's always so good. Maybe he'll want to run around soon, but right now he is so fun and easy to take places. He loves listening to people's stories and watching them talk and get animated. He's always up for a new adventure. And with him there always is one.
I have no pictures because that's a whole headache I can't go into right now. I just want to hand my computer, phone, and camera to someone and say, "Here. Fix this."
*Sappy lesson tie-in alert
And that is life currently. My mind is on overload. My memory capacity is full (and since my Erin Condren life planner isn't available for pre-order until June there's nowhere to dump all my saved mental files ; ). There are storms of life threatening to rage right outside my door. But in my home there are three people who are happy and healthy. After almost two years of grief, morning sickness, and multiple other complications from babies, that is huge. And I am grateful.