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focus, young padawan!

"The time of business does not differ with me from the time of prayer; and in the noise and clatter of my kitchen, while several persons are at the same time calling for different things, I possess God in as great tranquility as if I were on my knees."  Brother Lawrence

Recently I have been so ready to come back to some form of simplicity in my life.  This life is a busy, noisy place for most people, and my life is no different.  With 8 people living in our house right now (including a sweet and happy newborn-not mine!), there is not a lot of time when it is completely silent or calm.  With two churches moving along and good things happening - one of them being 20 miles away - we are often on the road and visiting with people.  And with the continued raising support to head to South Sudan, there is a lot of planning and talking and visiting and educating happening there!  I love this - sitting still has never been a strong point for me!  But it also causes me to focus more on…