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I'm having...flavored black tea in my Pfaltzgraff tea cup. The tea was a sample given to me by a neighbor, and it is passionfruit flavored. Since it was such a little sample, I used half the amount each time I made tea, and steeped it longer, so that I could stretch it out and make it last longer! It's a delicious tea.
I'm feeling...still achy with my back, though I finally learned today that I should sit on a pillow when I'm at the computer desk. So that's what I'm doing right now! I still need to stand and walk around frequently so my back doesn't stiffen--very painful--but it is slowly healing and I feel so much more capable of running our household now!
On my mind...is our state's homeschool convention this coming June. I know it is a long way off, but it is on my mind since I just finished organizing and sorting through all the workshops I will be managing for families homeschooling special needs children. I have volunteered for a number of years now at ICHE (Illinois Christian Home Educators), and for the past two years have served as the Coordinator for Struggling and Special Learners. One part of my responsibilities includes finding and scheduling special needs speakers for our annual state convention each June. The fun part of that responsibility is getting to manage everything at the actual convention--all my speakers and this year I will be handling 12 workshops. I love logistics. :)
I leave you with...a short verse from Psalm 105, which we read at dinnertime devotions tonight. After David exclaims all the works on God's hands--all the things He created--during the first 23 verses, he then exults:
O LORD, how many are Your works!
In wisdom You have made them all;
The earth is full of Your possessions.
Psalm 104:24 nasb
We shared a lively discussion of His creativeness in forming all of His creatures, including man. We spoke of His creativity in making this earth, in telling the sun and the moon where to go, and in commanding the sea to come so far and then no more. And He knows me--such knowledge is too wonderful for me!
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captured by Christine Anne