The thing about life is, it keeps on keepin’ on, in some form or another.
Even when it is Holy Week.
Or you have a book coming out in a month. Or a baby on the way. Or a move happening. Or whatever big life event is happening.
Life just keeps on keepin’ on.
In the past 8 days..
Wylie went to prom.
Miles had a band competition.
And a birthday party to attend.
Nathan and I had friends over to grill-out.
(That was just one Saturday.)
After that we kicked off our 13-service long Holy Week with Palm Sunday.
I found out that At Home in this Life will be officially released on May 23.
Wylie had play rehearsals after school and I had church each evening.
Wylie’s opening night was Friday night (which was also Good Friday)
As was his Cast Party.
The in-laws came over for dinner and the show.
We had the twins for 24 hours and took them to the play and then dyed eggs Holy Saturday.
That night was the Easter Vigil – I preached, Nathan served, Miles attended, Wylie slept in my office, worn out from his shows.
The next morning, the tomb was empty and we celebrated with 3 more services, an egg hunt, a baby goat, and a church-wide potluck.
Today I am still in my pajamas, drinking cold cups of coffee, binge watching Madam Secretary and making a to-do list for the last month of the book launch. I have thrown some laundry in the wash, and I check Twitter every now and then to see what is happening with the obscene number of executions that are scheduled to take place in our states capital today. I am covered in calamine lotion for a rampant poison oak outbreak, and hoping that a new prescription will take care of it once and for all. I think a nap is in short order.
Lent is over and I have turned my REMEMBER banner around to the ALLELUIA side.
Easter is here for another 49 days, and I am so very glad.