I’m tired, excited, exhausted, overwhelmed, and yet still awake writing on my blog at 1:47AM. My husband is out of town for a couple of days and its crazy to realize how much he keeps me steady when I begin to get overwhelmed.
Tomorrow is the day for my friend Bob’s Bridal Shower (Bob is a girl… and her real name is Breanna, but she is Bob to me… its a long story). I am SUPER excited to have a hand in blessing her during this time in her life and I can’t wait to enjoy tomorrow afternoon together… but honestly, nothing is going as planned right now. I made 48 cupcakes. 12 of which are the wrong color… and 36 which have fallen. This was not how I planned for this baking experience to go. A special project that I was spray painting on ended up not working with spray paint. 20 of the 30 favors aren’t finished and I’m tired. But I did finish my online class assignment (even though I’m still behind from last week :(). But I did send in a scanned copy of all my authenticated documents to the agency I’ll be working for next Fall… you know when we move to the other side of the world.
So I started planning my morning… getting more ingredients for more cupcakes… getting different paint… trying to clean the house before my HusBen comes home, planting flowers, picking out my outfit… when I realized that in the midst of all of my planning for ALL of things I must do… the first thing that seemed to go was my time with Jesus.
This is bad.
Because honestly, it is like planning a road trip without getting gas in your vehicle. It doesn’t matter how much you plan or how far your mapquest directions take you… if you are not prepared and filled and ready for the journey… you won’t get anywhere.
I didn’t get anywhere today… and I think I may be able to put my finger on why…
I didn’t fill up.
The thing to go was the important thing I need.
I may not be able to see the gas doing the work to keep my car running as I drive down the road, but once I run out of gas… it is obvious.
So, how about stopping by and filling up… and maybe even filling up the gas can that’s in the back of the car, just in case we come across some others that run out of gas along the way too!