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Listening: ‘She is Love’ by Parachute

Reading: ‘Surprised By Hope’ by N. T. Wright

Feeling Guilty: For having a donut for lunch. Somehow I doubt that is on the list of good foods to eat.

Thinking: I will make my way back. Someday.

How to Annoy Me: Drive 10 miles under the speed limit, don’t pay attention at stop lights, and swerve all over the road while obviously looking for something in the passenger seat. Pull the SUV over and find whatever it is, DOCTOR, before I call the cops on your ass.

How to Charm Me: Call me and invite me to the state fair so we can finally indulge in our elephant ear craving.

Quote of the Day: What we say about death and resurrection gives shape and color to everything else. If we are not careful, we will offer merely a “hope” that is no longer a surprise, no longer able to transform lives and communitites in the present, no longer generated by the resurrection of Jesus himself and looking forward to the promised new heavens and new earth. – N. T. Wright

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Listening: ‘Say It Ain’t So’ by Weezer

Reading: Since this is how I’ve spent the past 3 days…

Thinking: Is it the sign of a problem when you use alcohol to take your vitamins?

Feeling Guilty: For showing Mikayla how to dip her fries in her Wendy’s frosty. That way she’s getting milk *and* potato!

How to Annoy Me: Decide that I am only going through the motions of concern and carry the damn box. (Rat bastard…)

How to Charm Me: Loudly inform our mother that the moon is “pretty”, not “purty”.

Quote of the Day: True love doesn’t have a happy ending, because true love never ends. Letting go is one way of saying “I love you”. – Author Unknown

Daily Photo: daily-4

Listening: ‘Murder She Wrote’ by Chaka Demus and Pliers (Have I mentioned the eclecticness that is my taste in music? I blame Derek from Firm 57 for this one!)

Reading: “You’re supposed to be the leading lady in your own life, not the best friend.”

Thinking: Why is it if you want to be tan, you have two options: skin cancer or reeking like your brother’s shoes after a 2 hour basketball game on a summer day?

Feeling Guilty: For apparently being the one to teach Mikayla bad words…

How to Annoy Me: Put 3 of those “security enabled device inside” stickers on my DVD case. BECAUSE ONE OBVIOUSLY ISN’T ENOUGH!!!!!

How to Charm Me: Have skinny dipping on your list of things to do.

Quote of the Day: How unutterably sweet is the knowledge that our Heavenly Father knows us completely. No talebearer can inform on us; no enemy can make an accusation stick; no forgotten skeleton can come tumbling out of some hidden closet to abash us and expose our past; no unsuspected weakness in our characters can come to light to turn God away from us, since He knew us utterly before we knew him and called us to Himself in the full knowledge of everything that was against us. – A. W. Tozer

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Listening: ‘Dreamers’ by Jack Savoretti

Reading: Finally finishing ‘Simply Christian’ by N. T. Wright. Wonderful book.

Feeling Guilty: For still not having mailed redwinegums’ Christmas present.

Thinking: Is this my punishment?

How to Annoy Me: Be obstreperous.

How to Charm Me: Inform me that “cumbersome” is a big word for heavy and “booky”. (She meant bulky.)

Quote of the Day: When we see ourselves in the light of Jesus’s type of kingdom, and realize the extent to which we have been living by a different code altogether, we realize, perhaps for the first time, how far we have fallen short of what we were made to be. This realization is what we call “repentance”, a serious turning away from patterns of life which deface and distort our genuine humanness. It isn’t just a matter of feeling sorry for particular failing, though that will often be truse as well. It is the recognition that the living God has made us humans to reflect his image into his world, and that we haven’t done so….Once again, the gospel itself, the very message which announce that Jesus is Lord and calls us to obedience, contains the remedy: forgiveness, unearned and freely given, because of his cross. All we can say is, “Thank you.” – N. T. Wright, ‘Simply Christian’ (Empahsis mine)

Watching: For Suzi 🙂

Feeling Guilty: For thinking the spreading of the incense at Midnight Mass sounded like the beginning of AC/DC’s ‘Back in Black’.

Thinking: We’ll see if these “sun” lights work.

How to Annoy Me: Refuse to communicate with me.

How to Charm Me: Fix my computer so it finally, finally, finally stops making that horrendous noise!

Quote of the Day: Poverty is freedom. It is freedom so that what I possess doesn’t own me, so that what I possess doesn’t hold me down, so that my possessions don’t keep me from sharing or giving of myself. – Mother Teresa

Watching: ‘Serenity’

Thinking: May this year bring every good thing God has for us.

Feeling Guilty: For wondering why the fire alarm was going off during one of the Midnight Mass songs.

How to Annoy Me: You know what you did. 😛

How to Charm Me: Walk around the store singing ‘Buffy’ musical songs with me. 😀

Quote of the Day: I’m a leaf on the wind. – Wash (from ‘Serenity’)

Listening: ‘Blessed is the Man’ by Sons of Korah

Feeling Guilty: For wanting to make faces at the alter boys to make them laugh during serious moments.

Thinking: One of these things is not like the other…

How to Annoy Me: Have an attitude of entitlement. Just because you live/shop in the rich area of town….

How to Charm Me: Curl up in my lap and pur. 🙂

Quote of the Day: Love is a friendship set to music. – E. Joseph Cossman

Watching: Dance monkey! Dance!

Reading: Another reason to never marry!

Thinking: You are lucky I love you so damn much…

Feeling Guilty: For wanting to toss coins in the pool with the holy water and make a wish.

How to Annoy Me: Betrayed, lied to, and humiliated! (Last time, I promise.)

How to Charm Me: Send me updates of the Colts game while I’m at work.

Qoute of the Day: Scripture is there to enable us to glimpse the task before us and to become the sort of people through whom that task can be attempted and accomplished. – N. T. Wright

Listening: ‘No One’s Aware’ by Jack Savoretti

Feeling Guilty: For thinking the priest at Midnight Mass sounded like the Swedish Chef from the Muppets.

Thinking: Not sure my heart can handle this…

How to Annoy Me: Wake up me, not so you can go to the bathroom, but because you want to go chase those stupid squirrels. YOU WILL NEVER CATCH THE SQUIRRELS! GIVE UP ON THE SQUIRRELS!

How to Charm Me: Tell me I am beautiful in both body and mind.

Quote of the Day: Heaven is important, but it’s not the end of the world. – N. T. Wright

Listening: ‘A Little Less Conversation’ by Elvis

Reading: “A great marriage may be best of all, but most of us fall far short of that. And being in a so-so (or less-so) marriage, compared to being happily single, is a no-brainer for me.”

Feeling Guilty: For asking the 9 year old if she wanted to bum a smoke.

How to Annoy Me: Repeatedly refer to the Dwelling Place as the DP now…

How to Charm Me: Tell me that I’m getting the hang of it.

Quote of the Day: If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to. – Dorothy Parker

Would You Rather Weekend: Would you rather always have to say everything that came to mind or never speak again?

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