Thursday, July 13, 2017

the blessing of tea and cookies

Husband worked from home today.
We had tea and cookies.
And a delicious chocolate! 
For lunch we had chicken and beef and cheese
and cheese and chicken for dinner.
The fast is OVER. 
I am so relieved.
I was running out of things I wanted to eat,
since I can't quite cook everything yet...
We are still having various unbloggable challenges.
One made things easier but made me really upset and sad.
Another is on-going and exhausting.
I wish I could tell you about them but I just can't,
you know how it is... 
My foot seems to be doing well.
Swelling and bruising is down. 
I am not sure when I will be able to leave the house quite yet;
I've only been out of the house 3 times since the accident on 
Mid-Pentecost (May 10th this year)....
but God has been helping me with that,
and I am doing one thing at a time...
Tomorrow I hope to make cards again....
I've been journaling more often and that is a blessing. 
I was able to (while my hurt ankle is up on my knee scooter)
reorganize many things this week, 
cupboards, the linen closet, the pantry.
It was so wonderful to have pots of tea with milk
and non-fasting foods, chicken and beef,
today! I am so glad for this.
The Apostles Fast was long this year.
It was funny, I had gotten used cookbooks that are
vegetarian and vegan that I was so glad to have
because the Apostles Fast was going to be long this year,
having no idea that I would break my ankle and not even 
be able to think about these cookbooks and making 
fast-friendly foods for us to eat. 
I can't wait till I can walk again.
I hope, by August, that I will be walking.
Meanwhile, one day at a time...
May God have mercy on us all! 


Helensmamma said...

Hello Elizabeth,
I've had a busy week,preparing to help my daughter and son-in-law move home,flat tyre,hedgehog in the garden(I have a jack Russell terrier !) etc etc!
Your post sounds peaceful and accepting in its activities,life sure isn't all plain sailing is it,but God is in the boat with us,so all is well.
Warm wishes
Ann Marie

Paula said...

I'm so glad you are starting to get around more. I'm here if you need to talk.

Elizabeth @ The Garden Window said...

Prayers continue for your unspoken needs and intentions. Hooray for the yummy foods :-)

GretchenJoanna said...

Your patience is inspiring! Lord, have mercy!