Sometimes things are going along swimmingly with no crashing waves. And then a wave comes out of nowhere and knocks you breathless. One of my cousins – the second youngest one – died suddenly last week leaving two young children and it was like RHE and my mother died again.
But of course there are always streams of light to help us regain our bearings. My beautiful Aunt VHE turned 90 with grace and aplomb, and she makes the world feel safe and whole. My beautiful friend WM and I caught a little time alone to catch up and I’m overwhelmed with gratitude for life.
All of us with busy work lives know that – when we’re away whether it’s for vacation or a work trip – it’s hard to leave regular work behind because it will be piled up to the sky when we return. So that’s what I walk into today, and with new people to pray for and thank God for.
Happy Tuesday everyone.