the job app is submitted. thank God. and thanks to Mimi and anyone else who prayed for me. i was having stress dreams and waking at 3 am; this week was quite intense.
well. now i have to pack for Brampton, flying tomorrow AM early. bringing various presents with me, lots of it food.
i need to wash my dishes.
i have been keeping better house habits since my house-blessing. for lent i am going to try to start having better eating habits. i am seeing that the spiritual life is not outside of my normal life but instead is directly part of it. making my bed before praying is a good thing. i cannot imagine not being Orthodox now. how could prayer not have to do with lighting candles.
of course these are the outer things; learning the interior spiritual disciplines are slow and require a great deal of effort, humility and God's mercy. thank God that His mercy is stronger than my small efforts. and i am slowly seeing that these spiritual disciplines can only take place because i am inside the church...