But it doesn't all depend on me, does it? I'm part of it. I DO have to get up early. I DO have to do the actual work. But I don't have to take the burden of it. I can give it to my Friend because He really cares. I know, that sounds like ultra cheese, but I'm learning that it's true.
"In repentance and rest is your salvation" Isaiah something:something.
0495 the boil water order (major water pipe burst on the way to Boston; dozens of towns are under a boil water order)
0496 that we have water coming out of our faucets
0497 friends to hang out with after baseball
0498 the mercy of God in things big and little
0499 sun bursting through clouds
0500 a do-it-myself pedicure. Thanks for showing me how, Liz Snyder! My friend Stephanie calls it a "recession-era pedicure"
0501 our basement may be gross, but it's cool on a sweaty day
0502 the repentance and tears of a son
0503 the privilege of ministering the gospel to the same son
0504 sore muscles
0505 rusty bikes
0506 free work-outs from On Demand cable (thus the aforementioned sore muscles)
0507 balmy weather -- feels like summer!
0508 piles and piles and piles of unfolded laundry
0509 painting a birthday banner for Papa D (John's dad) with the children.
0510 Diet Coke with lime
0511 yellow - like lemons
0513 my dirty dirty dirty floor
0514 being the first to see the newly purchased engagement ring a friend bought for his girl (who is also a friend)
0515 knowing a happy secret (not a secret any longer - M and J!!)
0516 neighborhood children hanging around outside on play structure
0517 open backyards where the children flow from one yard to the next; I can see four yards from my kitchen
0518 babies born to two friends over the weekend
0519 baseball season