“What would happen if one woman told the truth about her life? / The world would split open.”
Poet Muriel Rukeyser

Thursday, June 05, 2008

Going to Texas

This afternoon I am flying to Texas for a conference. The conference begins tomorrow and runs through Saturday and is sponsored by the Church Pension Group of the Episcopal Church. It's a conference on Safeguarding God's People, the adult to adult version, train the trainer. My parish serves a lot of older adults in homes and assisted living facilities. We need to be up to date on the latest issues and responses. We need our volunteers to be trained so that they can be wise and attentive. So I am going along with two other staff members. It will be a long weekend. I'm bringing my knitting....so I can sit through two days of presentation. The only thing I am hoping for - no role playing. I don't like to do that in this kind of a setting.

Also, while there I am going to my first Revgals meet up with Mary Beth. Whoo hoo! She's coming to the hotel, since I will be carless and the hotel is apparently convenient for her. I am so excited. We're having dinner together Friday night. YAY! Perhaps we'll have pictures?

I have my sermon written for Sunday, which was like pulling teeth to get it to come out of me. (SIGH)....but at least it's done enough. I'll look it over when I return Saturday night.

Well, better get ready for this day, this weekend. Blessings, all!