I got up EARLY this morning… before 6am early. I had to be dressed, made up, hair brushed and reasonably coherent by 8:30am. Oh, and I had to be across town at the local TV station by that time, too.
A local morning show had me (and my book) on as a guest today. After anxious hours picking clothes, planning hair and doing makeup I arrived at the station all ready to go!
I signed in at reception. Sat down on the couch. I waited. And waited and then waiting some more.
Finally this cute, young girl taps me on the shoulder and says… ‘ are you the one with the God, Girlfriend something book?’ I nod and she motions for me to follow.
We wind through an office filled with cubicles and the noise of early morning office chatter.
And there it is – the SIGN that reads ‘On Air’ – whoa! I thought I’d at least get to ask someone how my makeup looked or if my hair was working. Let’s not EVEN talk about my dreams of a makeup artist with a snazzy apron on to hold all her brushes & magic wands. But nope, none of that — we were walking through the door and smack up in the middle of the studio.
Mystery girl (since I still don’t know her name, title, anything) directs me to a sofa and then hands me a microphone to clip on my blouse. I run the wire under and attach. And then I wait.
A few minutes pass. we go to commercial break and one of the two hosts walks over, sits across from me and asks me a couple of simple question…. and then it’s “4 seconds” and we go live.
We chat for about 2 minutes and I’m done.
I got up early, did my makeup, fixed my hair and put on cute clothes…. I even put bronzer on my arms for this?
But I’m blessed — I manage to say ‘Jesus Christ is the foundation for all relationships’ and I was pretty thrilled to put that out there.
So — how was your day?