For those reading the blog today I wanted to quickly post a photo...just a few hours old, from Jordan's graduation. This is right after he stepped off the stage and received his diploma from the principal. Larry got this with a zoom lens from far away -- Jordan looked up knowing his Daddy was watching and waiting with the camera. We have many more pics and memories but his party is an hour away from kicking off and I must get the food in the oven, salad mixed, balloons on the mailbox...bye!
No one would ever guess what happened to me this weekend in Jacksonville, Florida...so I'm going to tell you. :) As I was preaching at the Fearless Tour at New Hope Assembly of God this weekend, I got choked up, literally. For probably 2-3 minutes I coughed profusely and greatly struggled. Then I drank some water and kept preaching. Everyone was gracious to give me a few moments to get my bearings. If you were there, you'll remember it! What no one realized at the time was that I swallowed a bug that flew right in while I was preaching! So disgusting! I said nothing because I was at a point in the sermon where I was really connecting and I knew if I said, "I swallowed a bug," everyone would either laugh profusely or be really concerned, or start feeling sorry for me. And at that point whey wouldn't be thinking about the message anymore, but the fact that I had just swallowed a bug. They would then imagine what it would be like, and feel grossed out which