This month’s November Currents is bringing about some really neat things the Lord is doing–we are joining a new church and have already begun serving with the young adult class. We showed up Thursday night and just connected with those, who God brought our way–college students, young marrieds and young adults, who have begun their first job and are far from home. I cannot tell you how wonderful it is to walk in God’s calling. It just feels right.
Also our original home group from our old church will ALL be joining us for Thanksgiving. It is truly a miracle that we were able to invite and hear each one say YES! I just know that God has us together for this special time and place–perhaps to say goodbye, even. I just can’t wait to see what He’s doing for that day. It is a set apart time with people, who have walked with us through almost 8 years of ups and downs. Just such a privilege to call them friends.
Finally, I have a couple of new web design projects coming up along with my regular work. And I have a short-term scoring opportunity for Pearson in December, which will greatly help us for Christmas money this year. God is so good to see our now needs and meet them. I love His ways and am so very thankful.
Current Read: Amanda Cabot’s With Autumn’s Return and The Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien for the first time!
Current Playlist: Our Winter 2014 playlist is done, as of today. I love putting together eclectic music that my whole family will love! Here it is:
Do Life Big Jamie Grace
This Little Light of Mine Addison Road
Burn Bright Natalie Grant
I Won’t Forget Anthony Evans
When the Boys Light Up Newsboys
A Mighty Fortress Christy Nockels
Already Home Thousand Foot Krutch
Broken Lacrae and Kari Jobe
Center of It Chris August
Cornerstone Tim Neufield and Audrey Assad
Crazy Love Hawk Nelson
Can’t Shut Up Anthem Lights
I Need You, I Love You, I Want You Tenth Avenue North
Because He Lives Crowder with Bill Gaither
You’re Not Alone Owl City and Britt Nicole
God of My Everything Bebo Norman
Song to Sing Manic Drive
He Never Failed Me Yet The Choir of Montreal
Current Color(s): Today I wore my favorite shade of green. It is sort of a light, sprucey color.
Current Food: Chris just made our practice run for turkey this year–we worked together to make a nice spread of gravy, mashed potatoes, rolls and apple pie with vanilla bean ice cream. It was delicious. And the tryptophan is about to kick in any minute now for a nice winter’s sleep. (I know it’s not really winter, yet. But alas, Colorado did not get that memo!)
Current Favorite Favorite: Friday I drove to my favorite place to read my Bible and pray. So I decided to see if anyone had prayer needs for which I could pray. An unbelievable outpouring of need happened over the next hour. And I was privileged to lay person after person and situation after situation before the Lord’s throne.
Current Addiction: The new Starbucks Praline Chestnut Latte– it is delicious
Current Triumph: Just in a really good place right now with the daily schedule–keeping in balance my family and work responsibilities, as well as taking time out for friends. Even exercise! Chris and I have been going early in the mornings, which suits me better time-wise (but oh, it is hard to get out of a toasty bed into the cold, cold temps!)
Current Annoyance: Kids interrupting when Chris or I talk. It is beginning to get under our skin. We try to gently say, wait your turn. But I admit, sometimes, we get aggravated. We have not arrived, yet and are still learning good ideas for parenting our crew.