Actually the full quote (Phil 4:8) is:
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
Therefore we are NOT going to think about cancer or chemotherapy or radiation or surgery today.
Instead we are going to think about the fact that there are just under four months until Suzuki Institute. On June 18 we will go to Emory, Virginia for my very favorite week of the whole year. It REALLY is lovely there:
The kids can ride their bikes to their classes all over campus, and make beautiful music with each other and with their friends.
These were the pre-twinkles last year. We’ve been going as a family since Brian was a pre-twinkle, and he was just as darling as these little ones.
It truly is awesome family time. Every year Mike and Mary and/or my parents have joined us, since it’s necessary to have an equal number of adults and students. Because the campus is so quiet and isolated, the whole family can focus on doing nothing but playing together all week…. playing as in music, and playing as in playing:
The kids have the run of the campus athletic center (with a pool 🙂 ) and the student lounges, too… It is truly all good.
Another thing that’s good is that George is home!
And here is something EXCELLENT! George can (briefly) sit up all by himself now! Look!
And here is something right: The beginning of a pair of socks
for Michelle Quigley( http://family-centered.com/life/ )
Who along with Elizabeth Foss ( http://ebeth.typepad.com/reallearning/2009/02/keep-on-praying.html ) have thoroughly marshaled the blogosphere I think of as Our Catholic Homeschooling Mothers Of Many to help us on our journey.
Thursday I get my tattoos for radiation. Maybe I can get them to tattoo that verse instead of all those little target signs. Oops, forgot. No thinking about cancer today. Sorry!