Anne Lamott says “coincidences are just God's way of working anonymously.” Well, baby's first birthday is Sunday, November 19th. The proposed sermon title for that day at my church? “Giving Thanks for Birth Pangs.”
In other news, this Sunday is Laity Sunday at my church — the laypeople are doing the entire service so our pastor can sit in a pew with his wife. And I get to preach the sermon. I'm both excited and terrified. I'm excitified!