She hates it.
I hated it too when I was in high school.
So of course I think she needs to experience it. It's like a rite of passage. It builds character. She'll appreciate her own vehicle so much more some day.
But some days I just feel so bad for her.
Like this morning when it is -2 degrees outside. Yes, you heard right. -2 degrees!
And there is ONE heater on the bus.
Now the good news is, her stop is the very first one so you'd think the chances of her getting the seat that the heater is under would be good.
Not so much lately.
There is a new family that started coming to our bus stop.
And one of the girls always takes the heat seat.
This morning, as we were sitting in the car waiting for the bus, my daughter was determined to get in line first and get the heat seat.
I tried to offer some advice;
"Just politely ask her if you can sit there today, and take turns or something."
"Mom, have you seen her? She's not exactly the sharing type!"
Honestly we don't normally judge people by their appearances.
But something in the way this girl looks, just screams don't mess with me!
So as the bus pulled up, my daughter flew out the door, and ran over to be first in line.
(I know, real Christian like behavior. But come on it's -2!)
As the bus doors opened, the
I couldn't believe it.
Part of me was so proud of my daughter for not getting into a knock down pushing match with this girl and totally
But part of me was sad for her.
If she's decided on her own to suffer and be Jesus to someone, then I support her.
But if she's suffering because she scared, I don't want to support that.
What should I tell her?
Pray about the heat seat? Yes, I know God cares about our needs. But I have a feeling He cares about this