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A Jewel - and What I've Been Doing Lately

It's that time again - my monthly post over at JoE. I'm talking a bit about being chosen--and how glad I am that I'm not God. Come see what I have to say about what's been known Since Time Began.

But...that's not the ONLY reason I'm posting here today. Because TODAY (the third Thursday of the month) is the day of one of my very favorite memes (which, by the way, I just found out rhymes with "creams"): As of Late.

This monthly meme (:::note to self - rhymes with "cream":::) is an opportunity to look back on the past month and see what you've been up to lately - and share it with blogdom. Stop by Christy's blog and check out her post, link up at the bottom, and read others' posts as well. Just plain fun!

So...here I go!

Lately, I've been wondering when the merry-go-round will stop.

Lately, I've been bonked over the head about the same thing several times

Lately, His still, small voice has been blocked out by the world's thunder

Lately, I've been striving more and more to hear His still, small voice

Lately, I've gotten better at juggling writing projects

Lately, time has been speeding by

Lately, I've wondered if I will ever have a day I don't have to drive anywhere

Lately,  I've been almost as anxious for summer break as the kids

Lately, a book I'm reading is challenging my thinking about so many things

So tell me - what have YOU been up to as of late?

(stop by Critty Joy and join in the fun!)

Paving Rough Roads With God's Presence


  1. What a cool meme! (rhymes with cream)

    btw - the new Monday Manna verse is up.

  2. You must be a teacher! I, too, am craving the end of school more than the kids. Sounds like you have a lot going on. Will keep you in prayer.

  3. the question I suppose is do we WANT the merry go round to stop...or just slow down?? AND yes, the day will come when you don't have to drive, at least as much...only to be replaced with WORRY about those to whom you've turned over the keys...

    I am right here with ya sista!
    love you!

  4. I am grinning as I remember that old movie and them saying "stop the world, I want to get off!!!" GRIN

  5. Okay the first one made me laugh because substitute roller coaster and I have been thinking the same thing.

    And ditto for me on the second one. Because really.... you would think I would get it by now ;)

    Yay for writing projects...and juggling them better.

    I am SO glad you were able to join us this month with our little meme (that rhymes with creme)

    I just love your heart sweet Joanne.

  6. Oh to hear that still, small voice! So important.

    It feels like a Merry Go Round at work for me, but fortunately the rest of life, at least now, is at a more leisurely pace, Praise the Lord!

    Love, love, love As of Late!


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