with this cell phone, tablet, facebook filled world is it makes you have the expectation that you can get ahold of someone all the time. And then, when you cant, when you have exhausted all the wonders of technology and they dont pick up, text back or respond to an IM,,, your head goes to the worst place. Ridiculous. Only to be cured by a ringing phone.
Tonight I went to my son’s house and spent some time, just talking with my granddaughter. We have seven grandchildren, blessings all, and I am fortunate that I get to see them each week, they have grown up surrounded by grammy and pop’s arms.
Tonight I needed some time with Ava. It was a horrible day. The air hung heavy with the killings of two black men, a friend of mine was arrested for a horrendous crime…..I felt dizzy and dark and so so sad.
But Ava and I went out and played with the fairy garden for a bit. and then we went up to her room and looked in her treasure box and talked about life, and disney world and summer camp. and nothing. just talked about nothing. And I was so happy that her world is still full of enough light that she can just do that. Spin in her chair, make fun of my singing, and hug me with those wonderful little arms when I have to leave.
Thanking God tonight for my babies. Praying that we can find a way to change this path our society seems to be running down.