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An Attitude Check (5 of 6)
Series: Attitude for Altitude
Pastor Jeff Schreve
If you have your Bible, please turn to Numbers chapter 11, Numbers chapter 11. I want to speak to you on this subject: "An Attitude Check."
It was in June of 2008, my middle daughter, Amy had graduated from high school and she was going to go to the University of Texas in the fall. And so she was scheduled to go in June to orientation. She was going to be there a week. And Debbie and I were taking a week to be in Austin there. And she was going to drive. It was her first time to make that trip, and so we were going to be in the car with her. And, you know, not a lot of turns going to Austin, but still when you're directionally challenged as I am, as Amy is, you need some help. And so it was after church on a Sunday. It was a great day, and it was a sunny day. And we had a great day in church. And we got changed, and we got all the luggage in the car, and we head out that afternoon. I think it was about 1:00 or 1:30 when we hit the road.
We hadn't been in the car very long before we realized that her air conditioning didn't work. Now I don't know why I did not think to have her turn around and get a different car. This is a six-hour drive. The air doesn't work. I figured that out pretty much by the time I get to Cook's Lane, right. The air doesn't work, but I didn't turn around and I don't know. It's still a mystery. And so were driving, and I'm sweating. She's driving. I'm sweating, and I'm getting kind of frustrated, you know. That's a ministerial way of saying I'm ready to punch the glass, you know. It's one of those things. And so were driving along, and everything's going okay. The windows are kind of giving us some relief, you know, with the windows down. And then we hit Rockwell and it begins to pour down rain. And we go over a hill and there's a car sideways in our lane and the driver had left. He just left his car there. He had hit a car. And so were c ...
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