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So.. someone just mugged a girl AT MY OFFICE. Apparently the security guard at the building was texting and never saw the guy and he entered the office and went to the administration office and mugged the girl. I'm stunned and a little scared.
I said we first met him at 9. Careful how you read things! And I have been clear on stuff that was hearsay. I confess to overzealousness and certainly passion. I jumped in here w/o knowing the bucket of worms I'd open by saying the things I did. However I do not say the Bradrick's are vile, which is a charge one person made; they are deceived and deceiving. I did not have JUST the opportunity to know these folks I also met Jesus along the way and I think that made it all more bearable. But I feel guilty that I led my family into such a mess and I still feel bad about being misrepresented to the congregation that I was a member of. To have it happen here, with fellow escapees, does seem a bitter turn but I recognize that most of the ones are have been hurt as well and I do not know their standing in relationship to God and that make s a lot of difference in their response to me and anyone else who might comment. Those who have been through this stuff all deserve a voice and it is a shame to see any voice immediately squashed especially by a decent pastors kid. JK! (I know that being the kid of a church leader may be the worst or best.)
T-౩ weeks 'till the other Mrs. Raptorsen deploys. We are deep in "making memories mode". Tonight's adventure: make homemade sushi. We ventured to the giant Asian market on the other side of town, had to go through a metal detector to enter the store, and didn't know what 90% of the stuff in there was for, but hot-dog! We made some jumpin sushi rolls and some great memories to b