finished with ALL homework for the week. hello weekend fun!
clean. my room is successfully and finally clean. i have been running in and out of my house all last weekend and throughout this week and finally it has arrived. a clean, non-cluttered, organized bedroom. i am almost there. i need to go through three more boxes and then i will be free from box clutter and able to pack all of my belongings one day and move out. it feels great. so, today was crazy. other than cleaning my new bedroom, i really didn’t have much luck with school. i finished my discussion board for my counseling class, but my Philosophy class was buried under all the running around Stephen & i had to do.
as i am thinking about this, it holds me captive, responsible. it is truth in action: your circumstance should not control you. you, as in, your emotions, feelings and outcomes that you are responsible for. rather, you actually control your circumstances. no matter what they are. life happens. it comes and it goes. disaster and happiness happens. they are not the same elements, but separate elements that make life what it is. circumstances. good or bad, provide for us an element called choice. i believe the Sovereignty of God allows His children choices. we are responsible for our actions.
something to ponder.
tea time. i like change. within my atmosphere, not my life. i rearrange my room once every two - three weeks. it always happens at the most RANDOM times. Stephen was on his way to pick me up, so i only had about thirty minutes to work some magic. i was unsuccessful. but Stephen helped me… we had the same idea of where to put everything. it was great. so now my bed is over were my livingroom was, and my livingroom is over where my desk was and my desk is over where my bed used to be. whew. change is good in the bedroom. i get excited about life again. i feel clean and ready for some hardcore homework. speaking of, i have a crazy essay to write for my philosophy/apologetics class. i have a series of questions that i must defend for Christianity with 1-2 page answers. aghhh. good class, ridiculous work. thankfully the last paper i wrote, in my opinion sucked but i got a 100% on it. that was pretty crazy. stephen took me on a date last night. we went to a late showing of Angels and Demons. it was pretty good, i was surprised. the writers stuck with some of the original history of the Catholic Church, so naturally i was in heaven. i love church history. it’s so good, some of it’s dirty and surprising. so it makes a great bedtime story, hah. the poor Catholic Church, i believe they have the WORST history ever. well, i must finish my bedroom and get started on this essay for philosophy.
p.s Erin, you’re a genius. Sunday, i made a coffee run before church for Stephen & i. i had on this new WHITE dress i was pretty excited about. well, i spilled coffee ALL over myself! hahaha by just walking. yay. so, getting a tall in a grande cup is a GREAT idea. soap with a little bit of peroxide will get out ANYTHING. :-)
there is something you must know about me: i am not an adventurer. me + highway = confusion. i put new tires on my car a couple of days ago and today i was alone. stephen was at a wedding doing photography for it and then he had to go straight to Verge to run the show. i was left alone and alas i ran out of oil paint. so, strangely enough i got ready and i went out and faced this beautiful day’s traffic and conquered the road. oh go ahead and laugh at me, but it’s true. I and terrified of the highway. TERRIFIED. I do not drive it alone and yet, today i did! Michael’s was great, i left my oil painting with them to be framed ((yay!)) and then i searched for some oil paints… and geez were they expensive! i’ll post a picture of what i found. so i drove to AC Moore and got a killer deal. THEN i waited patiently in AC Moore’s parking lot as i tried to remember how to get to Verge so i could see Stephen. 30 minutes later i figured it out and i was on my way. yes, i made it. then i left for home. geez i feel accomplished today. have you ever had Swiss Steak? I just ate some, it’s interesting. i’m trying a new technique with oil painting. it’s called: the blob of paint. at least that’s what i’m calling it. have you ever seen an awesome painting that is literally a BLOB of paint? but it looks amazing? well, that’s what i’m attempting. i’ll let you know how it turns out. this canvas is pretty big so it won’t be finished for awhile.