After getting the kids off to school this morning, I headed out to help some friends set up for their wedding tomorrow. These lovely people are somewhat new to our lives, but they have had a big impact. Elisabeth is excited to play a role in their big day tomorrow, and we are all blessed to witness it.
While there, I got some long-awaited news that another family, dear friends, got their little girl! This is an adoption two years in the works, legally and permanently uniting a lucky child with her even luckier parents and siblings. Peace and joy now blanket the land.
Then, I unexpectedly met up with another amazing and adorable human being who shared LOTS of thrilling changes for her young family. This is not my news to share, nor is the timing right, but the developments have had me grinning all afternoon. It's all so good.
Later today, another beloved friend will embark on a major adventure with her children. She is taking them on an extended trip to see the sights, immersing themselves in other cultures, learning history and adopting new perspectives. Mom will share with her children places and experiences that Dad loved while he graced this Earth. He is with them in spirit.
If my own children don't screw up too badly at their piano recital this evening, well, then, all will be well with my soul.