Friday, September 21, 2012

Slowin' Down

Since we found out the copy editing hasn't begun quite yet, I think
we're slowing down even on the blog. Are people going to get tired of
reading our scribbles when nothing much seems to be happening? Let us
assure you, dear reader, progress is being made, so don't give up on
us! Here's what Anne Lamott says: "One of the gifts of being a
writer is that it gives you an excuse to do things, to go places and
explore. Another is that writing motivates you to look closely at
life, at life as it lurches by and tramps around." Right now, I
(Judy), am looking closely at life as my husband prepares enter the
hospital this afternoon to get blood clots dissolved. The doctor says
he's "lucky to be alive", so life again is put into perspective. But
isn't this exactly what our book is about? Peaks and valleys. Peaks
are fun, but God teaches us more in the valleys. Kind of comforting,

1 comment:

  1. Too true. We tend to learn more while crouched, uncomfortably, in the fetal position! -the other Julie