A few of my children are under the weather, and I am not feeling 100% awesome either, so I don’t have much to say, but here are a few things that I am thinking about this morning:
1) I love changing over our seasonal book basket. Out go the apple and pumpkin books and in come the Thanksgiving books, and it is so fun to see the kids grab their favorites and run for the couch. These books are old friends and many of them have lived with us in 4 different homes
2) I am becoming best friends with my slow cooker. I like to have something going in there at least three days a week, and it is a huge help. I still have not figured out slow cooker oatmeal, though, it always burns.
4) This is what I would be writing about if I had the mental energy to really write: Could people please stop using the name “Jesus Christ” as an expletive? I have really had it with this one. I find it so offensive that I am beginning to actually say something back, which is very unlike me, but it really makes me angry and sad. So far, I have only sort of said things under my breath, but I am praying for the courage to start just simply saying “I am a Christian. I believe that Jesus Christ is God incarnate, and it offends me when you use his name that way.” I mean it really, really offends me. I want to walk up and down the cars in New Jersey transit and just start telling people to please stop. Since I’ll never do that, I’m telling you instead. If, by some chance, this is a habit that you have in your household, please put a stop to it. There, I’m finished now.