When I woke up at 6, I realized right away the day wasn’t going to go like I’d planned. I turned on the electric kettle to heat water, but the electricity went out. When I went to investigate, I saw the switches had flipped off in our breaker box. I flipped them back on, but they switched off again.
Resigned, I lit our gas stove with a match to heat water for coffee and tried to focus on reading scripture. After a busy weekend of ministry commitments, I’d planned a quiet Monday morning to spend time with God and do some writing.
My morning didn’t go down like I’d hoped. My husband and I spent an hour trying to identify what was causing the electrical failure. Then Jose contacted three electricians before finding one that could actually come that morning. For several hours, we had men walking through the house, trying every socket, checking every appliance. [Read more…]