Well, this has been the longest sabbatical that I've taken from blogging since I started a few years ago. I miss writing and am hoping that I'll be able to jump back in more frequently these next few months. We'll see. I make no promises. Many people have most likely stopped checking…it's cool. I would too:)
The other night I got to see my oldest friend (I think we realized we'd known each other something like 22 years…she turns 30 in 22 days:). Her in-laws live in Kalamazoo, which is only a couple hours from here. I wanted to go there, spend a few hours and then come home that night. That was the goal. So, despite the incoming snow between K-Zoo and D-town I ventured out at about 12.15am from K-Zoo. No-it wasn't the wisest move. But in my defense, I was wide awake and there's no way that I could've fallen asleep at their house. So it made the most sense to me to just drive.
Have you ever driven a maximum of 50 mph on a major highway where you typically drive 75? It was driving me nuts. The roads were slippery and a bit dangerous…I certainly felt adventurous. I could only see about 2 feet in front of me pretty much the whole time. It looked something like this.
At one point I just laughed out loud. I mean, how much can this little ride, across the perils of Michigan, possibly parallel my life right now? So much of life feels a little dangerous at this moment-adventurous, if you will. I can barely see two feet in front of me (aka, past the next few months) and my best bet points directly to keeping focused on any light in front of me…and praying intently for guidance. Jen had texted me at one point asking me how I was holding up. I did reply, telling her that the ride was insane. Then she scolded me for texting in that kind of weather. lol I quickly replied to tell her that I wanted her to know I was okay. But that was it.
This journey that I'm on is intense right now. It's stressful and has had its moments of complete anxiety. I will continue to draw myself back to focus on what's most important, which is basking in the presence of Jesus. He is my Prince…my Knight in shining armor…the Light in my blizzard…Author of my story.