Monday, August 31, 2009

Thwack! Can you hear me NOW???

That's what i feel like.

I have not had a great week. In fact I had a pretty bad one. It started with the ex's announcement that he was getting re-married. Wait for it. IN 6 WEEKS. Wait for it AGAIN. AT MY CHURCH.


And to add to this one dash of "just for a taste of i'm not done yet" - they showed up at church yesterday. He's been maybe 3 times in 3 years.

I have posted before how i keep trying to get past this. I know what you're thinking because i'm thinking it myself.


It bothers me. It bothers me that he claims this church when it's convenient. It bothers me that we're all going to the same church. It bothers me that i go there to get centered and find peace. It bothers me that it BOTHERS ME. I know better. I am so not a good role model for my boys right now.

I'm sure there is a lesson here. I'm not stupid. I know when God is throwing a lightning bolt for my head - and then when i ignore it - he finds a way to speak to me - LIKE GETTING IN BLOGLAND. oh yea he did.

I open up laptop to see what everyone was up to this weekend - and BAM - one of my girlfriends posts THIS.

You're blessed when you get your inside world—your mind and heart—put right. Then you can see God in the outside world.

9"You're blessed when you can show people how to cooperate instead of compete or fight. That's when you discover who you really are, and your place in God's family.

Where is all this tolerance i claim to have? Pray for me. I obviously need it.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Seriously, Scotland? Seriously??

Show mercy to one who showed no mercy to hundreds.

Let's be honest at least. It wasn't mercy. It was an oil deal. If you're going to kick the victims' families in the teeth at least do it 'open kimono' style and call it for what it is.

This is a shameful day for you.

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Lord help me, I've discovered Paint Pens.

Remember this post about this site and my yearning to do the same thing? Well, i finally tied the children up found some free time, and ta-dah.....

and here's the dilemma - to bench or not to bench... is it too crowded...too forced? It needs some plants. A lot of plants. Hmmm. And that pillow has to go back to my couch. I"m not putting a $50 Pottery Barn pillow on the porch for Florida summer weather to ruin. I don' t know guys, what do you think?

I see porches like Karla's and i think it works...but then i always think that about other people's houses and never think it works for me...isn't this sweet? (makes me want to carve a pumpkin, even in 90 degree heat today).

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Hey, i just call 'em like i see 'em. Deal.

I just have to say, I'm stealing this because I'm too lazy too write anything creative - AND SECOND BECAUSE IT'S SO DAMN FUNNY. This is a conversation between one of my BFFs and her daughter that she posted on Facebook.

I was cleaning out Maddy's Barbies when I found a trailer trash looking Cinderella one and said "Maddy you can throw this one away you don't even like Cinderella anymore" she said "oh no mom I made her into Taylor Swift"