Cupcakes, Hot Glue Guns and Goldfish

I’ve been a bit under the weather this week. Didn’t I ask for it making a post about going lower? Well, I was pretty low.

Not wanting to get nasty with details, I will tell you there was a point in the wee hours of Tuesday morning that my bathroom tile looked cool and inviting to my face. That was really a low point. It’s hard coming back from this sickness for some reason, but I did vow to my beloved husband to get a flu shot next year.

When Mom gets sick, everyone is compassionate for a bit and then a little grouchy. I’m beat again at 9pm, so I’ll leave you with some advice and a little prayer…

To feel better: Put your hair in pig tails, make chocolate cupcakes, hot glue 100 goldfish onto a hat that your 1st grader patiently counted out for her Hundredth Day Parade, read Everywhere Babies
as a bedtime story, read a bit of A Town Like Alice (Vintage International), say prayers, and go to bed when you should.

And a Thursday prayer:

Now as we come to the setting of the sun

and our eyes behold the evening light,

we sing you praises, O God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

You are worthy at all times to be praised by happy voices,

O Son of God, O Giver of life,

your glory fills the whole world.

–from Thursday Evening Prayers in Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals


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