I know I’ve been a little lax in posting new blogs, but I feel like our life has been very ordinary lately. We’ve been having a lot of fun together as a family, but nothing seems to stand out and scream, ‘Blog me!’
We had a very busy weekend: Friday night was Aunt Sara’s birthday party, Saturday we headed down to Michigan City for some pre-vacation shopping (which really could be a blog in itself), and Sunday was the Super Bowl! It was great to be with friends and family, and to get lots accomplished.
For me, the most stand-out event from the weekend was yesterday after church. Our family was invited to eat lunch with the small group of a family we know-to experience how our new church ‘does’ community groups.
So, in trying to keep Schaeffer occupied, we were walking up and down the halls when she got a glimpse of the ‘big-kid’ gym where many of the boys where playing basketball. Balls for SJ are like Starbucks for me- a MUST have. So, we made our way down to the gym floor. Unfortunately, she had no concept that: 1. the ball was bigger than her or 2. that the boys playing with the ball were 4 times her size. I honestly think she thought she could just jump right in with their game of pick-up. It was hilarious watching her chase the balls as they were shot at the hoop, all the while screaming ‘baa–hll!’.
When it was finally time for lunch, I’m sure we made a delightful impression. Mommy: sweating and dirty from chasing child through gym. Daddy: knees of pants filthy from gym floor, hair totally disheveled. Baby: DISGUSTING.
“But God told Samuel, ‘Looks aren’t everything. Don’t be impressed with his looks and stature. I’ve already eliminated him. God judges persons differently than humans do. Men and women look at the face; God looks into the heart.'” 1 Samuel 16:7 MSG