I got my eyes examined and ordered a new pair of glasses yesterday. My prescription has changed so much, it is a miracle I can even see with my 4 year old glasses! The style of these glasses is a departure from what I have worn ever since I have started wearing eyewear in 1995. I hope I don’t hate them. They were the only frames under $900. I liked.
My daughters have asked me to join them today at the Renaissance Festival. It is not my cup of tea, but I think if your adult children ask you do to something with them, you should do it – and enjoy it. And when my twin daughters (one a tattoo covered recovering alcoholic / addict, the other a super strait laced career woman) want to spend a day together, I thank God for miracles. We went 2 years ago, and all had a wonderful day. I am greatly looking forward to this day.
My life feels radically different than it did a week ago. And to think, all it took was a note from my boss saying “f*** off!” It was like a slap in the face, to wake me from my fugue state – turning my life over to “managing well” and trying to win the approval of my co-workers and boss.
Perhaps there is a better way – we think so. For we are now on a different basis; the basis of trusting and relying upon God. We trust infinite God rather than our finite selves. We are in the world to play the role He assigns. Just to the eextent that we do as we think He would have us, and humbly rely on Him, does He enable us to match calamity with serenity. — big book, p. 68