In other news, we're so, so proud of our girls. Today was the last day of school for them. They both brought home glowing report cards and special awards.
I've emphasized before that intelligence is not a virtue, and I still firmly believe that. What thrills us most is the spiritual fruit that we see in our kids' lives. Both of the girls have been peacemakers among their peers, and both of them have cared for others who were struggling. They have persevered through subjects that were difficult for them and come out victorious on the other side. As we face this major transition, these are the qualities that we pray they will take along to their new school. The same good God who provided such wonderful teachers for them in Charlotte has gone ahead of them to prepare the way in Wheaton.
"For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD gives grace and glory;
No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly."