I started this message doing while work study (library duty) yesterday. I finished a Greek test Monday so I have a breather.
Our instructor in Greek, Dr. Beth Johnson, says this too will pass but at times it feels like a kidney stone. So far the study of Greek has been a strain for my brain with 2 decades since I have been in school... But I am still am holding my own with the "kids". Overall I am REALLY enjoying the class. It is so interesting to find out how much room for interpretation there is in the verses based on the context.
As a family we are beginning to adjust (adapt?) to life here at Seminary. Don't really have a rhythm yet, but we're working on it. Lona, the lads & I can't thank y'all enough for all your thoughts, prayers, and support. (Found out y'all is good Greek and not a southern thang).
Lona will start August 18th as a Nanny for the daughter of a CTS graduate and recently ordained pastor - Rev. Leigh Jones. I met her through tutoring sessions in Greek school. The providence of God provided a job that will still allow Lona to be with the lads when they get home for school. I am now calling Lona - "Lona Poppins". She's not big on the moniker, but doesn't seem to mind the "Practically perfect in every way" part.
As requested here a a few pictures of us on and around campus, and some views of the Seminary. Brady also wanted to make sure you got a picture of at least one of the gargoyles on the buildings, so I am including that as well (you can tell the gargoyle from me by the hair, no wait, that doesn't work either...). As I come up for air periodically I will send you more notes... Hopefully Lona will send on more information as well.
Again, I am so thankful the Lord has given me friends who care so deeply my family and me. Your love will help sustain my family through the next three years. It is so overwhelming and means so much.
I hope this finds you well and blessed.
Your Servant in Christ