Sitting . . . on my back porch listening to the sound of the wind in the trees and the workers tearing out the bathrooms above me (more on that to come).
Reveling . . . in the glory of Fall—my favorite season.
Loving . . . the Fall arrangement next to my front door. I decided to get creative this year, so I moved a metal bench from the back garden to the front, bought lots of pumpkins and mums, and arranged it all semi-artfully (with a little help from Julia). I smile every time I walk in the door!
Thinking . . . about the lecture I heard last night: John Piper on racism. Intriguing.
Reading . . . Piper’s new book, Bloodlines, about racism. And also, the Bible. I’ve (pretty much) finished the Old Testament and moved on to the New Testament this week. (Have I mentioned that I’m reading the Bible through chronologically this year? Fascinating!)
Wondering . . . if I missed much last night since I chose Piper over the debates. (I’m thinking not.)
Feeling . . . thankful for the friends and family that God has placed in my life.
Not believing . . . what I saw at the end of my class yesterday: my daughter wandering in the classroom door just to give me a hug. I am SUCH a lucky mom in so many ways, and having my girls attend college at the same place I teach is just one of them.
Wishing . . . that this girl was still small enough to snuggle on my lap rather than attending her first Homecoming dance. How did she grow up so fast?
Hoping . . . the weather holds out long enough for us to go to the Homecoming game on Saturday. It’s supposed to get nasty. But then again, if it’s not nice, that means we get to stay home in front of the fire and watch it on T.V.
Hmmmmm. I might need to rethink that one.
How about you? What have YOU been up to lately?