So I've been pendulum swinging between babying myself and completely beating myself up for not being more productive, proactive, and prudent.
To try and winkle a Happy Medium into my subconscious, I've been watching BBC's "State of Play" with James McAvoy (and lots of other cool british actors and actresses that we don't really hear about this side of the Big Pond.) and listening to Piano Guy's newest compilation of Batman theme songs.
I love watching British television because they seem like they ought to be just like us; them speaking English and all that. But there's still lots of cultural differences. Different slang, teatime, the fact that they still pass notes on actual paper to each other instead of just texting... But it makes me miss Europe. A lot.
And by the time this week is done I'll have attended a funeral AND a wedding, both of which are emotionally exhausting even if you aren't super close with anyone connected to either event - which in this case I am. Plus I've been experiencing a HUGE bout of apathy towards my ministry job. So the fatigue hasn't helped.
All that to say... have fun watching the youtubes and there's the la