The summer seems to be flying by… and I’m still stressed about several things…not having insurance, our van is on it’s last leg. I go back and forth between believing everything is going to work out and then back to worrying and feeling a little scared. There is good news…I’ve found several clinics and dentist offices that go by your income. So we’re taking the kids in this week. That makes me feel so much better, especially with all the asthma troubles Samuel has been having lately.
We went to church Sunday and really enjoyed it! That’s when the above photo was taken. The girls loved their Sunday school classes and they haven’t stopped talking about them since. It was really important that we find a church with a solid children’s ministry. It’s hard for them to sit through service and I didn’t want them to he bored and not like or not want to go to church. I can say that it feels good to be finding my faith again….and this could be the church we settle into. At this stage in my life being a Christian and going to church is about spirituality and not religion. I was wrapped up in religion for so long. Maybe I’ll do a post about my past church/faith/religious experiences.
We’ve been home much more because of issues with the van. We’re holding up ok for now and have library and beach trips planned for the days Charles is off work. There’s a few things near us to keep us busy. We have our backyard, walking around the neighborhood, our faux beach down the street….and all the puzzles, coloring and such. We’ll probably have some friends over soon. While some things aren’t going the way I thought or planned for the summer to go, we’ve also had a few pleasant surprises. I’m trying really hard to focus on the positive in my life….there’s actually a lot of it! I’m a naturally pessimistic person and I don’t like admitting that… so it’s work for me to be positive, but I’m getting better at it.