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My mission is to offer hope to people who are dealing with grief and loss associated with death/divorce/chronic illness/having a special needs child These are all areas that have touched my life and I want to encourage people dealing with the same issues and help educate others on how to meet the needs of the grieving and disabled.
I'd say it's more like looney-tune land. You don't have to be crazy to live here, but it helps.
Today was dive-bombing day courtesy of the one and only Jake!! If it was on the floor, it was dive-bombed. If it fell on the floor it was dive-bombed. His morning treat--- dive-bombed before being devoured. His nightly denta-bone---yep- dive-bombed before being consumed. I assume because it's been raining and he hates the rain, this was how he used his energy to entertain us all today. Even my slippers were dive-bombed! His favourite stuffed toy cannot take much more of these dive-bombing days. Her name is Lambchop, and her squeaker is now hanging on by a thread outside of her body, one leg has been nearly amputated, and sadly she has lost both her eyes. She was the most frequent victim today. Now most of her stuffing is strewn about the loveseat, it's exhausting work doing all that dive-bombing....removing the stuffing is a lot more relaxing.... I swear I never, ever dropped Jake on his head.
I do not think Pip and Squeak were at all amused, they kept giving me these *really?* looks.
I guess it slipped their minds that they do the crazy cat zoomies in the middle of the night...... There is a reason why Squeak is also called *Thunder Paws*. At 3:00 am she can make enough noise to wake the dead and start a zombie apocalypse.
I had no idea I was raising a kleptomaniac....
I've learned to cover laundry baskets with a towel so Pip and Squeak don't get clean laundry covered in cat hair. Michael has termed it *Squeakifying* as she is the one who lays most in the laundry basket. According to Michael anything Squeak lays on is then covered in her hair, so it's *Squeakified*
I suppose that means when Pip washes your hair and your skin, then you are *Pipified*
Welcome to my world where there is a good possibility that the grass may sometimes be purple.
Therefore I remind you to stir up the gift of God which is in you through the laying on of my hands. — 2 Timothy 1:6
Have you ever watched a fire begin to burn down to the point that all you have left are coals? It looks as though there is no fire actually left, because the coals may be under a layer of ash. You can't really see much. But when you take a fresh log and toss it on top of those coals and stir it around a bit, suddenly it ignites, and you have a whole new fire going.
Paul wrote to Timothy, "Stir up the gift of God which is in you through the laying on of my hands" (2 Timothy 1:6). That phrase stir up the gift means to fan it into full flame.
There may be live coals in your life, but you have allowed the fire to go down. You haven't been using the gifts that God has given you, the talents He has given you. It's time to fan them into full flame again. It's time to be reignited. It's time to say, "Lord, how can I use what You have given me for Your glory until You return?"
We need to take advantage of the opportunities that are out there. There are those who want to have the big, visible ministries. They want the applause of men. Yet often they go nowhere, even though they may have great talent.
But if we will humble ourselves and take what we have and offer it to God, if we are willing to do what He has set before us and be faithful in the little things, then He will give us more to do.
Any time you take a chance, you can fail. But it's better to try than to never have anything happen in your life. I would rather try and fail than never try at all.