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Birthday Blessing

All day today, I have had a huge smile on my face, and I can't seem to figure why. This last weekend I was blessed. It has always been my desire to spend some time at Mt. Sinai...especially after an intense unit of Moses that I taught my 2nd graders during my time in North Carolina. The best weekend for the girls and I to go was this last weekend, which happened to be my birthday.
As we drove through the Sinai peninsula, my mind exploded with visions of the wandering Israelites and what it must have been like for them walking for so long, yet so in tune with God, and his personal communication with them through Moses. There I sat in an air conditioned van, listening to music, whirling through crazy Egyptian drivers, relaxed, with butterflies in my tummy. I was psyched at where I was, and all that had happened in this location thousands of years prior. I couldn't seem to wrap my mind around the fact that God is the same today as he was back then, Moses' God is my God. I mea…