Sunday, June 10, 2007

A Little This, a little That

Mostly that.

I used to post at least twice a week, and now it is once a week... and truthfully I think I'd call this one skipping it.

I'm too busy to write.

There has been some fun stuff.
Isaac and I went to see some World War II bombers at a local airport, which was a good outing for just the two of us. I've been working in my garden. I've been getting a lot of good strokes at work (things have been rough privately, but it has been my best year professionally).

This is our last full week with students. They totter off for the summer a week after Wednesday. So there is a lot to wrap up (not sure if I can do it!).

I have several projects to finish this week (write a report for a Dept. of Ed. Learn and Serve Grant, do a survey and write a report for a Talented & Gifted Digital Storytelling project, create three videos, oversee the production of two other (or is it three?) videos done by students, pull together the elements of a last day of school assembly, serve on an interview committee (Tuesday), up load about twqenty student projects (videos, photos, essays, powerpoints) onto a Virtual Museum site I built, and write the Cultural and Arts Grant by the 22nd.

Jeremiah is graduating on Friday. Brenda is struggling emotionally, Isaac is going in for counseling and testing, and I'm having a bout with insomnia.

But, I'm not twitching and barking yet, so it's all good.

I have been jotting down ideas and writing some roughdrafts of posts... let's see, there's the Father's Day one I started, one about Bubbles, another about the cross, another about service and being a servant, one on the progress of our church rebuilding project (and how it is affecting my home), another one which could almost be considered political, and one about Mark 12 and the nature of God.

We'll see how it all pans out. If I could ask for prayers, I would ask for wisdom, blessings on my marriage, wisdom in the decisions we are making for Jeremiah, and peace in Isaac's heart.

Check in with y'all soon.


pecheur said...

As a former high school teacher myself, I understand the end of the year madness.

And that video stuff, WOW

Lord, I uplift my brother to you and ask you to help him finish up his work. Bless his marriage. Give peace to his decisions and to his kids!

Felisol said...

Dear CS,
you are always on my prayer list, and I have laird your your list of need in front of the Lord's feet. I have had great rest and comfort in the psalm 37 these past weeks and pass it on to you with the hope that you might find some peace there.

wilsonian said...

Can't be a skipped post if you're sharing with those who care.

Continuing to pray... and congratulations on the kuddos at work!

Amrita said...

God bless your family and you brother. We don 't walk this lonesome valley alone, Jesus walks it with us.

Jim said...

Hi CS -- You are a busy guy.
That's one nice thing about teaching, it's over at the end of the school year. What didn't get done or done too good can be a new start in the fall.

Your blog writing, just telling us what you thought about writing is almost as good as the writing.
We understand the main thought and your intentions or desires in that area.
Back when I was church visiting with a very older wise Christian man, he would say that if someone was not home, a nice note in the door was just as good as a visit.
Your list, like those notes, is almost as good as a blog.

Our schools here have been out since the middle of the third week in May.
Of course Texas doesn't spend as much as many states do on education.
Retired teachers haven't had a raise in six years now, we are feeling that here at home.
It started really with GWB as governor and has carried on to his hand picked predecessor.
Same them as the fed, cut taxes, cut good programs, but spend more on foolish projects.
We are closing a lot of state parks and cutting back on others now. Welfare, education, social services, etc. are just about bare bone.

Jada's Gigi said...

Of course you can ask for prayers...:)
man all that techy stuff!! I'd need a lot of prayer just for that if it were me...:) hang in there comes in the morning...and He IS the morning..

bjk said... got em.....the Romans 8:26 kind...He knows...

Squirrel said...

Praying for you, sir! You sure are busy!!!

Terry said...

Aw Curious Servant...Here I come down to be refreshed by your blog site and here you are needing prayers!!
Well I will definitely comply!!
Keep care of yourself and your famlly.
There are a lot of people praying for you guys....from Terry

I hope you understand how hard it is to write to you!
I mean, your being a teacher and all and my spelling is so BAD!!!

curious servant said...

Aw, I wudnt' wurry to moch abut spelleng. Tho I geuss I mite know my weigh around a dikshunary I think thar are bigger stuffs to consider.

Thanks for the God thots.

donna said...

Praying for all of you Will....

Vicki said...

Stopped by to check on you and YES, please count on me for prayers.

Looney Mom said...

I understand how life gets so hectic and you find no time to really blog. I'm sorry your family is going through some rough patches. Although I just about spit my coffee out all over my screen when I read this, "But, I'm not twitching and barking yet, so it's all good." LOL! Glad to see you still have your sense of humor intact. God bless you and your family. Peace.

Lucy Stern said...

Man, your plate is full!!! I hope you get it all done. I'll pray for you and your family. Hang in there and remember that the Lord will not give us more than we can handle.... You must be special because he thinks you can handle a lot...

Paul said...

Couldn't help but notice your blog title. Did my Masters thesis in div school on the Book of Job. I'm now into my thirteenth year of an incurable degenerative illness, now housebound and semi bedridden.

So I always recommend against doing a thesis on this particular subject, LOL... It appears that He may overestimate one's degree of interest in the topic...