Tuesday, August 25, 2009
He is a Challenge
Time Spent Teaching
Yesterday while I sat waiting
for Jonathan to get his wisdom
teeth out I kept myself occupied
with a History Text and a notebook.
I have challenged myself to find
enough material that is new to
Jonathan to make up several classes.
Our primary focus this year, when it
comes to this subject is on Government
but since he is such an "expert" on
American and British History I love
to see what I can stump him with.
When they came to call me back to his
room, he was OUT! He would just barely
open his eyes on command, but then he
would fall immediately back to sleep.
They left me in the room with instructions
to get him awake. So I talked to him about
this or that and as he woke he wanted to
know why I had the History book.
I told him that I was looking to challenge
him and went over the material I had made
note of. That stinker already knew at least
a quarter of the things I was pretty sure
he wouldn't know...and that was under
I know, this is a good thing...but it
surely does make for a challenge when one
is trying to keep it interesting.
Actually, it is not a problem as there is
always great literature available that provides
insights into the intricacy of Historical events.
We enjoy these and always learn from them.
But...I found it amusing that I couldn't trip
him up, even under serious anesthesia.
As for Jonathan's recovery, I don't know how
he will feel this morning, but I am very impressed
with his progress yesterday. He certainly has
pain, but he is handling it very well and has his
little sister waiting on him hand and foot.
She was getting him water, pain pills, food,
salt water rinses....she set up the electronic
system he needed to watch movies by way of
Netflix live. She is good!
Love that girl!
I am going through another time of serious
pain...grrrr....but hopefully it will pass
quickly. Having Chelsea help her brother is
such a huge blessing to me!
God has certainly blessed our family.
Thank You, Jesus, for Your goodness
in our lives...