I am ridiculously happy. I love that I am in seminary. I love that I am studying spiritual direction. I can hardly believe that my life is where it is.
But it's 1:00 am and I've been more or less doing Greek since 3:00 this afternoon. With a break to copy some other material I should have also read, and a shorter break to finish my application for CPE this summer. Otherwise: Greek. I ran into my professor as the library was closing and she spent half an hour trying to help me sort out the muddle I've made, but it's pretty hopeless. And people keep saying: Are you doing participles yet? The ominous dark hour before dawn still lies ahead.
So here's what I would say if I were going to blog for the next four weeks, which apparently I'm not:
Life is good.
Greek, not so much.
Oh, and one more thing. After six years of teaching in a Jewish school, I tend to avoid using Jewish texts to anticipate the events related in Christian texts. But I do make an exception, and the time for making it is just about here:
Carry on, and immerse yourselves in Advent.