I have come to the conclusion that the phrase, "Well, at least you have a job" needs to be deleted from the English language. Yes, I have a job, but no, I am not happy to be doing it. I know that I am not "above" the job, but my gifts and talents are not being tapped in this area. Making coffee is not rocket science. But by the time I am done with the job, the introverted me is exhausted.
We, at church, just finished our Craft Bazaar. I did pretty good, I made about $100. I am going to put the cash to getting some glasses. I didn't think I was over priced, but people just didn't seem to be buying. I don't think $5 for a glass mitten ornament is too much, but people were not interested. Maybe my design was not appreciated. I actually ended up giving more of them away then I sold. We had some non-members who came to our church to open a booth and I gave them a mitten to say thanks.
The Christmas trees did not sell at all. I had $7.50 on them. The buttons alone were probably worth that much. The buttons were antique. Oh well, they will either go on our tree, or they will become Christmas gifts. I like them!
The church didn't sell, but that is ok, I wasn't expecting it to. The Bazaar was a good excuse to make it. When finances are tight, a good excuse is a life saver!
I had a baptism on Sunday. It went ok, except for the fact that I had gotten the baby's name wrong in the sermon. Well, I got it right where it counted and I guess that is all that matters. (Although I don't think God cared if I misspoke or not!)
Between my church's worship service and Nick's church's service, we went to Bronner's. Man, that place was packed! But we kind of expected that.
Now I am home for the day. Nick has to work. (I still wish I could afford a vacation for us. I will have to think about how to make this happen.) I am hoping to get some applications put out for a different job today and make some things for Christmas. One thing I want to make is a "yard flag" for in front of our house. (Out of glass, of course!)
Other wise, life is what it is.
when I come home next month, I would dearly love to go to Bronner's - if I can find the time and brave the crowds.
When I performed my first baptism many years ago, I was so flustered that I baptized two boys with the same name. How do you "undo" a baptism? :)
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