Short shrift this morning, Perhaps more later. Perhaps.
Short night and up early. Last evening, had to make a 20-mile trek to take Wife to a not-too-far-off town for an overnight medical thing. What they call a "sleep study". The doctors have been pushing for her to do this for a couple of years, but it wasn't until our new insurance came on line this month that we had any way to pay for it. Will be "tight" even at that, but doable. So I was home, alone, by 11:00 or nearly that, tried to lie down and did actually get a few hours of sleep, Until the cats decided that my 04:45 alarm was insufficient for their needs, and began "washing" my face at around 04:30. Not conducive to sleeping in. So, up, fed them, dressed, thought some dark thoughts.
I need to pick her up around 06:15 or so.
Then a drive from there to another town, and she has another appointment this morning for a bone density scan, something else we'd been putting off due to financial constraints. They are pushing for her to get an infusion of something to deal with the reduced, greatly reduced, bone density resulting from the osteoporosis.
So we'll kill some time between the two appointments. We have a little bit left on a donut shop gift card, so that may get our business. Coffee and donuts aren't the worst way to begin a day, I guess.
I see that the Deep South got pounded last night with tornadoes and high energy winds. It appears that everyone we knew made it through OK. But reports are of more than 16 dead, many injured, and terrible damage to homes and businesses.
And lots of trouble throughout the world as well. "Wars and rumors of war, earthquakes, famine, pestilence, and death". While at the same time, the usual SJW's, the "social justice warriors" are fighting over what sort of pronouns may be used, certain that words like "him", "her", "she", and such, are horrid affronts of some sort. THIS is a big issue? For some it is.
The following deserve more attention and time than I have in this pre-dawn moment.
The Old Testament reading is chapters 4, 5, and 6 of the Exodus.
The New Testament passage is chapter 16 in the Gospel of Matthew