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1/20/12

Friday Files {edition fifteen}


::  This week I sorted through heaps of old photos from the 2010 summer camps in China.  I was reminded how awesome I look in a ponytail and tee shirts with marker all over my arm from the kids.  Then I kinda missed it all in a deep corner of my heart.

:: Literally my brain feels like fried mush today.  Take for example a text I got from a friend.  It reads:  Yep, we did!  I'm like.  Did what?  Thank God for saved messages in the outbox.

:: I know I should be eternally grateful to seester for letting us use her car while she lives in Mexico.  Are my constant moans a sign of ungratefulness when the dashboard when it's constantly lit up like a Christmas tree?!
Huh, what are the odds.  It wants oil for the third time this month.  Oh yeah.  Low coolant too.  What?!  Service engine soon?!


::  Sometimes I worry that people take these Friday Files posts as a 'proper' way to complain about life. . .

:: Thank you to every single on of you lovelies, who have become my friends through this blog.  I always wish I could answer back every single comment.  There are some days I know that there are other things that have to take priority first. . .  can we still be friends?!

:: On nights before the days I get up at 5:30 to drive school bus, I get turn into supercrankygrouchlady if I can't get in bed before 11:00.  Sorry Hubs.  And bro.  And fellow people in the board meeting.  It's really not you.

::  To the friend whose save-the-date card I kinda screwed up.  I hope you don't hate me forever.  You are the best. xo

::  So remember my amazing goall of reading two books this month. . . shocking, I know.  Does it count if they were both dumb fiction books?!  My resolve to is pick up some real life books next.

::  Somedays I get very discouraged that I can't fix all the broken, hurting children in the world.  I realize how tiny I am.   And how thankful I am that God is so much bigger.

12 comments:

  1. of course we can still be friends. ;)
    -wHiT

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  2. I know what you mean about getting up early after getting to bed too late. I get up at 5 every morning to milk and people call me crazy for going to bed before 10.
    Thank God that He's in control of everything! :)

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  3. I look at old China pics sometimes... and my heart always kinda hurts a little that I'm not there. Of course I love where I am, but you know...

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  4. I'm so not a morning person! The problem is that since I'm not a morning person, I have to get to bed at a somewhat reasonable hour, so I can't fully be a night owl either. :)
    xoxo

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  5. Stay lovely, hun...that's all I have to say. Janita xo

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  6. ANY book you read counts. Who cares what it is?! :) LOVE YOUR FRIDAY FILES! Keep 'em coming my friend!

    Jenna

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  7. Love your pics from China! I've never been, so it's really cool to see how you experienced the country! These are great pics!

    XO. Britt
    The Magnolia Pair

    :)

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  8. What wonderful memories. Dumb fiction books totally count. If not then I hardly read at all haha.

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  9. I brain almost always feels like mush by Friday. Thanks goodness for the weekend!

    P.S. Do you want to be on the official member list at Young, Married Life?

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  10. My brain was pretty mushy for most of the week, thank goodness it's the weekend! I hope you have a great one :)

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  11. I love these pictures :) For about 6 years my church and I went to the same little town in Mexico for mission trips. I have pictures of those trips up in my room, and it sometimes makes my heart ache with how much I miss them! How wonderful it is that we have a God who loves and cares for these people even more than us! And He has ways of working in their lives that we can't even comprehend! Definitely eases that ache :)
    Thanks for sharing :)

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