Pressure. It's a funny thing. When it comes, what are you going to do? Some thrive on it, some freeze on the spot, some curl into a blubbering mess, some curl into a fetal position. And I won't tell you which I am. But I will tell you I am busy, busy, busy today and have decisions to make. Pressure!
One of the things on the to do list is to pick a new color for our bedroom. I really like the color of the bedroom but after having it for oh, about 10 - 12 years or so, I'm ready for a change. I was thinking of going a bit more nuetral so I can change the color of the bedding around as I please. But there a few issues. One, hubby and I have a hard time agreeing on colors. Pressure! Two, for bedroom colors we do like a darker, more saturated color. And three, he decides immediately, I on the other hand cannot make up my mind and take forever and a day. Pressure! Which makes him nuts 'cause he just wants to get the job done. But the more pressure I feel the longer I take. An so on and so on and so on. But I've been given a time limit, so I have to decide, or he will. And we just can't have that now, can we? So, yeah, you know: PRESSURE!
But as time would have it my minutes are ticking away. I have narrowed it down to five: Jute, Chicory, Sauteed Mushroom, Bread Basket and Stoney Creek. Don't those sound like nice colors? How do I get a job naming colors. Hello paint people? I want that job! I can be very word creative! I think it would be way easier choosing the name of a color than choosing the actual color to paint your walls. Anyway, I have to make a decision in the next half hour. Heaven help me.
Then onto more pressure. I have to get my chapter read and studied and prayed over because I am leading my ladies group tonight. I always feel very nervous when I get asked to do this kind of thing but I'm trying to be obediant to use my giftings more as the Lord leads. I've always had trouble seeing my giftings. Or maybe I didn't want to see them 'cause you know that would cause Pressure! But at any rate, the Lord has been dealing with my heart in a few areas and I feel I need to stop hiding so it's been baby steps but I'm telling you, pressure comes a'knocking when I get asked to lead. So I want to be as prepared as I can so that will be taking my all my spare time minutes of the day that I can manage around the kids. Good thing hubby put a time limit on me to decide about the colors or I'd be pressured between the two. Sheesh.
And just to make sure I have some more time pressure in here, I'll probably be running to a certain frozen food store to buy luscious brownies with buttercream to make up for the debacle of dessert that I took the last time it was my turn. Oh my word. I hate it when that happens. If you've read here to for any time at all, you know I love to cook but get very frustrated with baking. You'd think I'd know by now to just go buy something but I didn't. I baked. And I even baked something that I've made for years, apple coffee cake, and know how it tastes and it's always been good. But wouldn't you know it. It flopped. And I mean big, old belly flopped. My first clue was it didn't look quite as high as it normally does. But like an idget, I took it anyway. My next clue was when they couldn't hardly cut through the coffee cake. I wished the floor would open up and swallow me whole. I begged them not to take and eat it, but some brave souls were either being ultra polite or were desperate for a sugar fix, because eat it they did. Or at least they tried to. Did I say I could've died? On the spot? So I'm totally going to take these tonight and then I'll know I'll be back in their good graces.
Oops, I'm down to my last few minutes here. I better get off the blog. I have to go pick a color. No pressure!