You know how Life is what happens while you were planning other things? Well that certainly defines MY life this week! The moving truck comes Monday, as in day after tomorrow, to pick up all those boxes we have been packing for a month. And we are planning to drive ourselves out to California from Michigan the day after that. The other car will stay here with a daughter...so both have been to the shop for tune-ups, etc. And Thursday on the way home from the mechanic, it is rush hour traffic, so I'm being very careful--not admiring spring gardens or anything, honest!
I've stopped in a long line of cars waiting at an intersection, the car behind me stops, but the next car doesn't. Crash debris really does fly in slow motion, no lie! None of us are hurt, but the tail gate of my car is mushed. It will take at least a week to fix it. And the other car will not make a 2500 mile trip.
So, we now have an affordable 'new' used car in record time, daughter who will be commuting to Detroit has the better of the old cars, and I'm sort of floating along in a daze that this has all worked out so well. I know I'm supposed to be learning how to 'go with the flow,' detached from fussing, etc. But this is ridiculous! Since last November when Plan 1A went into action, there have been so many changes that we are now at about 12F, or maybe G.
Here's hoping that all calamities in your life turn out to be as beneficial as my last week's excitement! And that you will be celebrating Mother's Day with the important women in your life. Here is the latest article from the Baha'i site at BellaOnline.com.
Importance of Motherhood
A brief introduction to the importance of mothers in the Bahá'í Faith and teachings
For the next to weeks we will be on the road (or whatever Life has planned for us, LOL) but there should be articles up each Saturday. Do visit bahai.bellaonline.com to check them out. I'm taking the laptop computer with me and hoping to have access when needed... :)
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Hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message, but I might not be able to respond immediately. I thrive on your feedback, but life is not being very predictable at the moment!
Cheryll Schuette, Baha'i Editor
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