Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Perspective..and diarrhea

Ok, so I'm not bored anymore. 

The sun has been making infrequent, but wonderful, appearances lately.  I love the sun. :) 

I got an update on the triplets yesterday.  They are all doing well, progressing nicely.  Of course, there are still times when they stop breathing, but those times are less frequent.  The prayer request continues to be for their lungs to get stronger and for no infection to come on.

Also got an update from both my brother and his wife.  They made it to Haiti safely.  My brother said, "Good things are happening here."  And my sil said, "It's beyond words."  I can't imagine the devastation.  I'm sure it goes far beyond what we've seen.  But, I'm glad to hear that they are able to help.  They return back to the states on the 16th and back to Boise on the 18th.  So please continue to pray for their safety, and for them to just have a wonderful experience.  Also, that the Lord would protect their hearts.  It's hard to see so much suffering and not be able to take care of and/or fix every single problem.  And then come back to America where things are so much easier (even though we feel we have it rough, and some of us do.  It's nothing like it is there.).  It must be hard for them.

If you've been on FB at all you know that we all have colds, or we all have severe allergies.  Not sure which.  I would go with allergies, but Chris hardly ever gets allergies and he's got this thing the worst.  So that kinda throws a wrench in things.  Hmm..what do we have, what do we have. :)  I guess there really isn't a need to slap a lable on it.  Just suffice it to say that we all feel like crap.

Read this book called, The Noticer, by Andy Andrews.  Have any of you read it?  It's a quick read, and a really good one.  It's all about perspective and how we can change things if we will change our vision.  Loved it!  And I'm having "fun" putting it to work.  For instance, the last sentence in the above paragraph...we could change it to say..is it us that feel like crap?  Or is it crap that feels like us?  LOL!!!  Ok..that's not the point of the book, but it was funny to me.  Anyhoo, I used to be stellar at looking at things in a different perspective.  But over the years I somehow lost a lot of that "gift".  So, I'm working on getting it back.  Hense, the lack of continued boredom.

My brother's dog has the worst gas in the world.  I feel like I'm stuck in a public bathroom where someone just had violent diarrhea.  SAVE ME!  Perspective?

Have a great day, friends.  Love you!

We'll chat soon..

1 comment:

  1. Glad to hear Matt and Laura made it ok and are doing well... prayers for them, of course. Good to hear about the triplets too... praise to the Lod for He is Wonder-full! Sorry about the dog's gas... Patti has one like that! Good you're not bored anymore.