we're off to a lazy start today, i'm loving it so much!
i do feel a little confused. mondays are like that sometimes. it could be from waking up too early or because i am burning hawaiian breeze candles as snow is falling from the sky.
yesterday i started a new dvd sermon series on psalm 51. it's one i've been wanting, and was able to score for five dollars recently! every week ligonier has "five dollar friday" and has several awesome resources marked down for the day. so, make sure you check it out! this psalm is one of my favorites. true repentance, tender mercies of god, forgiveness and restored joy. amen? just one session in and i'm already being pounded by the word. learning new things and being reminded of so much. i highly recommend :)
last week during lunch, elijah's intervention specialist says something like "oh! we've been meaning to ask you, elijah's been speaking spanish. does he watch spanish television?"
hmmm. nope. but we do have a few things he can watch in spanish, and will be doing that now! apparently he's been saying a few words and numbers, and we're not sure where he's heard them. it's a fun little mystery. elijah's not much for performance on command, so we haven't heard anything yet. but i'll keep you posted. always something amazing going on with this kid!
some days i miss elijah more than i can take. some of those times, i just go scoop him up early. friday was a perfect day for it! we went to choose a balloon and pick up papa from work. elijah was singing his heart out, mostly christmas songs, and all was well. until, patrick wasn't able to leave on time. we were stuck waiting for over an hour. let's just say, things progressed into a different direction than what you see in this photo :)
since it was so close to dinner and cranky moods were rampant, we elected to eat dinner out. five guys is fun for all of us, including me and my gluten intolerance! their amazing fries are safe and this is how they serve a burger my way. gluten free, handy and delicious.
saturday morning we went to a community autism walk and celebration. for the first ten minutes or so, elijah was cautious and checking everything out. he quickly relaxed and made himself at home. he "walked" like this for the entire time. my sister and her oldest girl came, elijah loved seeing cousin ivy so much! this was the first time that i've attempted an event without patrick. god is so faithful, it was a good experience!
we had the blessing of a bright and blue weekend. which is extra sweet because today:
we're making the most of the fresh snowfall. i kept elijah home from therapy, and we're having fun today. christmas movies are always a good option when it snows mid april, yes?
happiest monday to you!
how are you making the most of this day?
joining carissa today, go say hi!