Dear Wife is running a slight temperature and has gone off to bed for a few hours. Cats are off into their alternate universes, I guess, which is better than having them running around like demon-possessed beings. Wife would normally be next door with the Little One, but they decided to let her stay last night with grandmother two doors up and all day today. Fine by me.
We're the next-to-last day of September, then comes October and the three-year anniversary of our relocation here from warm Alabama to cold and snowy NE Ohio. But it's also a bit of a mission field, we're dealing constantly with extended family, mostly wife's side some of mine too, who are not believers. Frequently hostile in fact. Quite a challenge and I don't really know how to deal with it.
News is full of disasters and war and catastrophes of all sorts, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes included.
The Old Testament reading for today is chapters 16, 17, and 18 of Isaiah. He was one of the Great Prophets, one of the greatest in fact.
The New Testament reading is chapter 1 of the Epistle to the Ephesians, the people of Ephesus.