I DID NOT spend the week consumed with thoughts of my thyroid gland and vocal cords.
I DID NOT spend MUCH time in prayer.
I DID NOT feel many friends and family lifting me up in prayer.
I DID NOT tell my Surgeon that I wanted him to treat my vocal cords like they were Whitney Houston's vocal cords.
He DID NOT look at me really strange when he realized I was not joking.
I DID NOT want to go to my Doctor's appointment alone.
I DID NOT think that if I received bad news, the hour drive home would give me time to deal with it before having to face my family.
I DID NOT hear my dear friend use the words "stubborn", "hardheaded" and "strong-willed" to describe me.
I DID NOT realize that description was 100% accurate.
I DID NOT receive unbelievably great news from the Surgeon.
I DID NOT experience, first hand, how God works.
I WAS NOT overwhelmed at God's presence and faithfulness.
I DID NOT discover new meaning to the words "simple" and "perfect".
I DID NOT have a vase of my favorite flowers waiting on my desk for me at work Friday morning.
I WAS NOT told by a friend at work God told her to pick them out of her yard and bring them to me, even though she had no clue they were my favorite.
I DID NOT have tears in my eyes as God, once again, made Himself known to me.
I DID NOT spend most of my weekend at the softball field watching eldest daughter play in a tournament.
I DID NOT enjoy every minute of it.
I DID NOT love, love, love the beautiful weather this weekend.
I DID NOT enjoy a Harley ride yesterday.
I DID NOT wear my new leather chaps.
I DID NOT think of all the times I have said, "I will never own, much less wear, leather chaps".
I DO NOT realize this post is way too long.
I DO NOT hope you all have a wonderful week and that God will make Himself known to each of you in ways you've never imagined.
I DO NOT anticipate, with excitement, how He will work in my life this week.