I went home this last weekend to see my family for the first time since I have moved in. I really enjoyed seeing them and going to church. I surprisingly did not miss my bed as much as I thought I would! It was so nice to eat mom's food!! Although I love the caf, NOTHING can beat my mom's cooking:) Mom also baked allllll weekend for me! She made Cowboy cookies, lots of Magic Cookie Bars(a floor favorite!--they call them 7 Layer Bars here..not as magical in my opinion!), Puppy Chow, and Banana Nut Bread. Mmmmmm! Soooo good! For some crazy reason everyone is kind of on this "no sugar" kick and I told them they can't do that until we eat all the food in my room. lol.
This week our floor Bible Study started. I love it! It's Monday nights:) We will be going on our floor retreat soon too! (We are still looking for a house/cabin/place to go--hit me up on facebook if you have a place we can go;) ) Oh, and my roommates and I joined a flag football team. Our neighbor Torrey started a team. She saw Ciara playing soccer one night and thought she would be a nice addition to the team. Then she asked all of us to join...she didn't realize Hannah and I are performers. At least Hannah can touch the ball. Me not so much. I AM SUCH A GIRL!! It's worse than I thought! I jumped up to catch the ball and pointed my toes. I run like a dancer too. Oh my! It's going to be fun though! At least we have some good people on our team. I'm just really there for moral support and to cheer them on! I learned one very important thing from Coach K at practice last night: "snap every snap, like it's your last snap". That's all I need to know. hehe We have our first two games this weekend! Besides football, this weekend is going to bring lots of studying for me! I have my first two real tests this week and I have lots of studying and other homework to do. Even though I have a lot of schoolwork to do this weekend, the way I like to look at it is I only have to go to classes 16 hours a week and then with homework, I'm only "doing school" about 20-25 hours a week! The rest of the time I'm spending gettin to know amazing people and grow in my relationship with Christ!
Happy fall to all of you! Hopefully we will get some "semi-fall" weather this year in California! (I can't wait for scarf season!) No matter what this season brings weather-wise, embrace all God blesses you with in this season in your life.
Lots and lots of love,