Sunday, August 06, 2006
Absorbing the Moment
I've been thinking some more about that devotional I posted a couple of days ago. I've been thinking about how often I set myself up for those perfect moments, only to have them come and find myself disappointed. Sometimes the best moments in life aren't those that you anticipate, but rather those that just happen.
One of those moments happened yesterday and will probably be one of my favorite memories of Summer 2006. We had the opportunity to go boating with our friends, the Quigleys and the day was very nice. However, everything kicked up a notch when we blew up the brand new intertube and gave it a test run. After a bit of a mishap with Brayden (my prescription sunglasses are at the bottom of Fall Creek Lake and Brayden flew into my lap), I coaxed Lisa to sit by me and encouraged John to kick it up just a bit.
This is what our ride sounded like, courtesy of the narration of Lisa:
OMIGOSH, OMIGOSH, OMISGOSH
DO YOU SEE WHAT'S COMING UP?
WE'RE GONNA DIE, WE'RE GONNA DIE!
O LORD, HAVE MERCY
HAVE MERCY UPON US
I'M GONNA PEE MY PANTS!
It was HILLARIOUS!!! Unlike LIsa, who used words to describe the experience, all I could do was uncontrollably laugh - her antics only added to the festivity of it all. What a blast. Thank you, Quigleys, for joining us in such a fun day, and Thank you, Lisa for creating one of my favorite happy moments of the year!