Day’?s Verse:
Do you want to stand out? Then step down. Be a servant. If you puff yourself up, you’ll get the wind knocked out of you. But if you’re content to simply be yourself, your life will count for plenty.
Matthew 23:11-12

You know how my last post talked about temperatures in the drizzly 60s? I want that weather back! By the end of the workweek, nearly the only thing my coworkers could talk about was the predicted weekend temperatures, which were expected to reach into the mid-90s. Alas, despite my fervent hopes otherwise, the meteorologists’ predictions proved all too accurate. Anticipating this unfortunate event, Ian and I left the windows wide open last night, bringing the inside temperature down to about 65; then when the temperature reached about 70°F outside (about 9:00 am), Ian shut the house up tight. With the windows closed and covered, our cavelike apartment has remained in the 70s, while the outside temperatures climbed inexorably towards 95°F. Continue Reading >>