Mine began quite calmly with the two classes that I was teaching, but for the last few weeks I have had this strange feeling in the pit of my stomach about a friend of mine. Have you ever had those feelings, that ominous butterfly type feeling that something is not completely right with your world? Moms, you know what
I mean. It sometimes hits when things are not going right with your children. It has come to include some of my closest friends, but I always stop what I am doing and text each of my children and my husband first to see if they are okay.
Anyway, that is what had happened on a number of occasions over the last two weeks. Never fear, my family is all okay, and I am okay but I was greatly surprised and saddened by the actions of what I thought was a very good friend of mine. Isn't it funny how you think you know someone and then they go and do something that seems to be completely against their nature. AND against all the things you have been told over the last 12 years! Reminded of the old country song "God is great, beer is good and people are crazy!"
So, I have had to rethink my life choices over the last few days and I have come to the conclusion that family is indeed everything and that you really need to choose the people that are around you by their actions rather than their words. Still a very strange feeling that will have to take some time to digest. There are more important issues in the world to face than my little "crisis", so I hope that this week brings more of my thoughts and wanderings than the last 2 have.
Thanx to the folks who are with me and that may get something from my posts.