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invasion of sorts...

It's been a couple days since the last post and mostly it's been because I've been not bringing the laptop home in order to force me into a little balance. Although, I may not have achieved balance because I ended up reading an entire book in past two days. I don't normally make too many resolutions at New Years, but this year I wanted to expand and read more fiction. I am working on reading one fiction book a month...along with the other books that I read as well. As a child to help me remember the difference between what Fiction and Non-Fiction meant I would say Fake and Not-Fake which was a great way to help me remember, but probably ingrained a little lie...you can't learn from a Fake story. Oh, I know it's not true, but it sure did seem that way. I'm definitely trying to break that thought pattern. We can choose to learn from everything. And there is nothing wrong with reading something for pleasure...I've found that it can be somewhat relaxing and…

and not what was expected...

Well...Friday (5), Saturday (6) and Sunday (7) were not what I would have expected. I had to make some slight modifications to my adventure because it was important to be celebrating and honoring those around me.


I struggled with making a decision to modify the fast because I didn't want to act in a religious spirit and I didn't want to "reason/justify" why I should or shouldn't. It was definitely a back and forth debate in my heart and mind, but I let the Lord help me alter the plans for a few days. I knew I made the right decision, but that doesn't mean going back to the original plan today was all that much fun. Ha!


Friday night a group of friends and I got together to celebrate one friend in particular. It was not their birthday, they hadn't completed something or got a promotion. It was a sheer celebration of who they are. A couple of us had told her some slight misrepresentations that week to keep the whole thing a secret and it worked! She was comple…