Monday, June 29, 2009


doing my first split shift today, so I have 2 hours before I go back in to work.

Work is work. Simply put. I do not love it, but I am constantly being reminded by the Lord that I need to hold on to hope for the future. At Saranac, Mike Kramer (the speaker) said something that I keep coming back to: If there is no hope for the future, there is no power in the present. So, I hope. I have been reading some awesome scriptures lately that are truly affirming this.

1 Thes 5:18:
Thank [God] in everything [no matter what the circumstances may be, be thankful and give thanks], for this is the will of God for you [who are] in Christ Jesus [the Revealer and Mediator of that will].

Romans 15:4:
For whatever was thus written in former days was written for our instruction, that by [our steadfast and patient] endurance and the encouragement [drawn] from the Scriptures we might hold fast to and cherish hope.

Anyway. Good stuff. I am hopoing for the future. Praying that waitressing is not the future.

Cool fact about the South: People from here ask me where I am from because they think I talk funny. many people here call their parents "Mommy" and "Daddy." And surprisingly, its not annoying in that baby talk way.

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