A way to survive the empty nest and a "cracked "relationship with a fun daily challenge of new experiences, reflections, sources, and some biblical guidance. I hope this blog which offers a fun journey to survive by trying something new, either vicariously or by doing, will result in a survival tool kit to replace the past familiar doing, giving, and/or incorporating the interest of your child or your long gone love interest, with some new self interest(s).
I was in podunk city somewhere very north east of
Pittsburgh. It was a real Rodeo with cowboys and cowgirls all over the place
and a lot of trucks in the parking lot.A
Rodeo is strikingly patriotic, starting with a prayer, our national anthem, and
then special dedication(s) to service men.
I felt childlike
excitement as I waited for it to start. The first completion was bronco busting and the first cowboy was bucked off and out cold! The nurse in me was thinking “HE
HAS A CONCUSSION, they should wear helmets and not cowboy hats!”
They had barrel races, calf roping, calf wresting, team
roping, and bull riding. This is a yearly event and I am ready to go back next year!
I also got to hold a Henry Golden Boy rifle. Annie Oakley step aside!
So they camped or
traveled at the Lord’s command, and they did whatever the Lord told them
through Moses. (Numbers 9:23).
God wants to lead us and we are to follow because Gods ways are