- #981: Waking up early without wanting to cry
- #982: I have met all of my exercise goals for this month
- #983: AND I still feel excited about my exercise goals for this month
- #984: Ben fixed my tail-light and I can drive my car without fear of being pulled over
My cute and comfortable red skirt
- #987: Reading for pleasure
- #988: The sobering realization, yet again, that I cannot do my job, at all, without deep partnership with God
- #989: New clients AND familiar clients
Baby plants are growing at the farm!
- #991: I have serious silly-ness hidden within me and Ben knows right where to find it
- #992: Surprising my parents by installing the new microwave while they were gone
- #993: Recognizing that knowing how to handle "not getting what you want when you want it" well is one of the most valuable life skills and being able to cultivate it despite discomfort
- #994: Thin mint coffee creamer sweetening my afternoon
Time in my day to relax and create
- #996: Practicing the piano twice before I even get to my last-chance practice at 9 PM on Monday night
- #997: Chapstick and hand creme
- #998: Reading about King Saul in 1 Samuel and understanding how the fear of man can really mess you up
- #999: Grace to care more about loving God than impressing the people around me
- #1000: Fullness of joy found in relationship with God
- #1001: How making space in my schedule for rest and being has made life feel so much more possible
It's been almost two years since my last post. What?!
I know some of you probably forgot that I even used to do this, but I hope that you're as excited as I am that I'm coming back to blogging. It's a new season and God has been stirring up lots of creativity and courage in me recently. I'm happy to tell you all about it.
In case you missed it, I became a mom to sweet Elias last summer. In fact, he is about to turn 1 year old on Monday and I can't believe it! Guys, he is absolutely the sweetest, calmest and most delightful baby you can ever imagine and I still tear up sometimes in gratitude when I remember that he is my little boy.
One of my life dreams to be a stay-at-home mama has been partially fulfilled in that I only work three days a week during the school year. I work 2 1/2 days at RCS Elementary School and it is an amazing place. Shortly after I got there, they put me in charge of the two chapel services that happen each week. Guess what? …