So… guess I unintentionally neglected my blog for a bit. So sorry about that!
I woke up yesterday morning at 7:00 to my radio alarm saying “President Obama has asked for cooperation following his reelection.” Ugh. It’s hard to describe the feeling of numb, leaden disappointment that socked me in the gut. (Whoops, guess I just did… I’m in a writing mood. More on that below.)
Ya’ll… it doesn’t matter. Not in the grand scheme of things. Yes, I believe Romney would have done a much better job of running the country. Yes, I don’t like to think about what Obama has up his sleeve for the next four years of the USA’s future. But do you know who is ultimately in control?
I already explained to Him how I feel in a long prayer I wrote in my prayer journal this morning. The gist of it is that – I trust Him. God has everything in his hands and I know he has a perfect plan. So everything’s going to be okay. More than okay – wonderful. So I’m not afraid.
I’ve had lots going on, some of which is…
NaNoWriMo! (National Novel Writing Month, for the uninitiated.) I’m writing Book 2 in my Agents series and up to 18,600+ words (only a few of which were written before NNWM started… I’m not counting those *with* the rest) If you want to follow my stats, I think you should be able to observe them here. It’s going really well so far (my average is 1,897 words per day… the eventual goal is 50,000.) I am amazingly responsive to deadlines and challenges. That and I usually ‘git ‘r done’ when I put my mind to it.
Also… I’ve suddenly become an Owl City fan. If I were you, I would check out this really neat video. (I can’t seem to embed it, for some reason…) It’s all my sweet friend Lindsay‘s fault… I was browsing her cute blog and noticed her music playlist, and there first heard an Owl City song… and was hooked! The wondrous thing is that Adam Young is not only a really great guy, he’s definitely a Christian, even though some of his songs are about things like fireflies and hot air balloons. I found a neat video on Youtube of an interview one of my favorite radio DJ’s, Jayar, had with Adam, and they discussed how Adam stays true to his Savior even while producing partly mainstream music. I’ll have to look it up again to show you, it’s worth listening to.
I love the bubbly brightness of Owl City’s music. It’s like sound-colors… so cheerful and uplifting.
If you’re a fellow Owl City/Adam Young fan, I know I should have heard about it sooner – yes, I live under a rock. But it’s warm and cozy there.
Well, I’ll try to keep blogging more regularly from here on out, even if it’s just topic-less rambling like today’s post. I love hearing from you all and miss it when there aren’t any comments showing up in my email. :D (And with that rather broad hint, I shall close this post.)
Have a perfectly marvelous day!