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Saturday, August 25, 2007

My Dream

I've always said that I should be known as the patron saint of Wal-mart after the countless hours and dollars that I've spent there. I guess I was right after all. Thursday night I dreamt of Wal-mart. I had a dream that it was Joy's birthday and I needed to get her a gift, make her a cake and organize her a party. This is our family's 'birthday season'. In the next six weeks or so we have 5 birthdays in our family. Caleb, Patience, Joe, David and Hope all have birthdays coming up, but Joy's is not until March, so I don't know why I dreamed it was her birthday. But on with the story. I dreamed I was at my Aunt Dee's house and her house happened to be connected to Six Flags and also connected to Wal-mart. I suppose these are things I've been missing without even realizing it. In my dream I went in to Wal-mart to look for things for Joy. I couldn't believe all that was there: party decorations, balloons, toys, gifts, purses, even a cake all in one location!! I was amazed. Dumfounded even. I felt like I had died and gone to heaven. Not literally, but it was a feeling of sheer wonder at all that could be in one store. I could find anything I needed. It's amusing the things one misses.

2 comments:

Kim said...

Happy birthday to the whole birthday crowd down there! Sorry there's no Walmart for you but enjoy finding something special from your new home!

I hope that "Hope" has recovered from her goose egg! No more rolling out of bed!

Blessings,
Kim in VA

Anonymous said...

Giving up Walmart is easy for the Kingdom :) Convenience is one thing but adventure? Ah! That is life for the Holmans!! We sure miss you all here and now I won't walk into Walmart without thinking of you :)
Hugs, Dear Friend! geni