Yes, I am announcing that I have once again survived a talk in Sacrament Meeting (as you all knew I would--ridiculous me--please tell me no one has died from one yet). As per operational mode, I was running on an over abundance of adrenaline to the extent I couldn't get right to sleep even when I finally climbed into bed at 4 a.m. I even scared myself with the baptismal jumpsuit that was hanging on the door to dry because it looked like a visitation to warn me I must repent of stupidity. Poor pathetic creature that I am.
|No, I did NOT take this picture at 4 a.m. Do you think Elder Blain would properly institutionalized me?|
Yes, I know all that stuff "they" say about being a proper speaker. When it comes down to it in the Church, the thing is to prepare, pray, pray, pray, study, pray, ponder, pray, and cross your fingers (while praying) to be receptive to the Holy Ghost who WILL always pull you through for the edification of ourselves and others for His purposes. Trust, faith, and relying on the Lord is the key. Why cannot I not get that into my thick skull? Probably because I have a thick skull (too vain and prideful). A small voice in my head says,"Repent ye, repent ye!" LOL (only thing left to do other than ramble on about this ridiculous subject of FOPS*).
*fear of public speaking
Why waste time with any more of this drivel? SO many wonderful things happened this week that I must get busy downloading pictures and telling you all about them! I hope you have ten days of uninterrupted time to view the pictures.