Joining the ranks of the “Siestas”

Tonight, while I in my recliner, and she on the sofa, and both with our laps full of laptops, my dd asked “Mom you want to go see Beth Moore at the Tacoma Dome?”.
I was expecting more of a “Mom you want to put laundry in for me before you go to bed?” kind of question.
Oh my heart be still.  My head instantly froze with fright – I wanted to lie…I wanted to say “sure thing girl, lets get the tickets!”. 
It brings tears to my eyes even considering saying the word no in relation to anything Miss Beth.
I Red hearther with all my kindred soul.  She has been a beacon of hope and an astounding teacher of the word to me.  I have seen her live once, in Seattle for one of her Living Proof conferences.  I have a bookcase full of studies I have completed that she has written, and I tape her weekly on the Life Today segment taught on Tuesdays.  God uses her in my life time-and-time again…He just knows my heart can receive of Him through her!!
So… why say no? 
Two words:  Tacoma Dome.  The venue is mostly bench seating, I could be memory challenged here but it seems to me that only about 1/4 to1/3 of the seating have backs. 
Nothing would make me happier than Me+dd+Miss Beth+thousands of sisters in Christ, however I don’t think my back can handle Bench seating OR 2 days of sitting.  I still can’t sit through and entire church service without discomfort.   Stupid back injury-you are a nuisance~
In my broken hearted frame of mind I decided to scoot over to the blog that I remembered Beth mention during a Tuesday teaching.  Thank you Google!  Her Living Proof blog was the first hit.  It was there that I discovered this memory verse challenge and the crazy name “siestas”.  I decided to join the party!
My frame of mind is now improved.  I will get to see Miss Beth lots this year via the amazing and wonderful blog community!  In love
I have downloaded the scripture spiral (a little tool to help contain the verses you choose to memorize).  The study load is 2 verses a month – a challenge for me indeed but the best part is that I get to choose them so they will be baby, bite size portions. 
If the idea of scripture memorization intrigues you but this avenue is not your cup of tea you might like this challenge at aholyexperience.com, I considered it last week but forgot to decide.  I call that – purely providential!
Goodnight dear City of Blog, it is way past my bed time.


Tink said...

I will comment to myself...
Those "emosh cons" look sooo dumb!
You like the new Live Writer program but you hate those!

Vonnie said...

Sad your back kept you from the adventure but happy cyberspace helped comfort a little. Did you give dd a raincheck?