I ran out of coffee creamer this morning. AAaaargh! I don't like using milk. It's yucky.
My parents are coming home tomorrow from Alaska. Been gone since June. Even though they live an hour away from me, I still miss them. Especially my Momma. It's cool to have a mom who is also one of my closest friends. And to think I didn't want anything to do with her when I was a teenager!?! How stupid was I?
School starts on Tuesday for 2 kiddos, Thursday for #1 and Monday the 10th for #4.
AND THE 24TH FOR MEEEEeee!
I'm trying to start gathering up my books. My twin-seperated-at-birth Connie gifted me with enough to cover my EMT Basic books. I need to get ones now for...
Introduction to Public Speaking (like I NEED that - but it's a requirement. They should require me to take How To Know When To Shut Up), and
Elementary Algebra (is that a contradiction in terms?).
Maybe I'll put some stuff on Craig's List and see if I can make some $$ that way.
The kids are excited about school. We played "Shoe Store" yesterday and discovered there are about 20 pairs of shoes in this house that DON'T FIT ANYONE. Either too big or too small. So City Outreach, here I come! They really don't care that I can't afford new clothes. Their grandparents got them some shorts outfits - and I managed to scrounge some new backpacks from local social service agencies. So if I get them some new shoes, they'll be happy.
And I won't be too broke. :D
I've been seriously considering Tithing. I usually give $20 or so, but I've been burdened to do a true 10 percent.
The "devil" on my shoulder says "ARE YOU CRAZY?!? You can't make it now as it is!"
But I've been praying about it. What do you think about tithing? Do you do a true 10 percent? I never have before. I've always considered my labor as tithe - teaching, leading praise team, that kind of stuff. But I can't commit to that stuff right now. And we just started a new church about a month ago. So I'm not comfortable there yet. I don't know...Opinions?
Gotta go get on with my day.
God bless yer socks off!
**Donetta, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org! I'd love to visit with you more.