There have been no further car accidents or natural disasters since we last spoke, but I did have a child turn 6 (not as intimating as 5 for some reason)and graduate from Kindergarten, travel here and there and everywhere (not to mention to
God has been teaching me about letting Him be in control, about just showing up and watching Him work, about how exhilarating it is to be used by Him again. He also teaching me about letting some things go, about trusting Him with the money and the cleaning and the children who's hearts were never mine to change.
I've been grieving or living in denial really about the move of my closest friend. I've been trying to not make other people's life changes about me (without much success). I've been realizing that I have both a very full social calendar and a lack of friends who could move into her role. I've been doing lots of praying, the normal daily kind and the spiritual battle kind, I've been reminded once again that this world is not my home.
We've been hot and a little bored and ready for school to start, while we dream of having a pool in our backyard, the only thing that would make me want summer to go on forever. We've been calling the library our second home and watching more PBS than normal. We have not begun potty training, because I am just not ready, I'm not sure if Chloe is ready or not, but I just can't do it right now, and I've decided that's okay.
It's been your typical summer, I never did put together a list of goals and now it seems to late, and that the only thing I have the energy for is: 1)Keep children alive and relatively happy. So that's what I'll be working on the next six weeks, but I'll also be over here posting something from time to time, that is when I'm not watching the Olympics or playing with my new (to me) iphone.
I've missed y'all, what have you been up to this summer or onto a really important topic: what apps do I just need to have on my iphone?