- #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
I just finished my fifth week of the new school year.
I am loving The Quiet Collection by Emily P Freeman to help me have a sane September. (This blog post appearing is a partial fruit from one of those devotions which encouraged me to stop overthinking things and create.)
I'm remembering how vital my crock pot is if we want to have a hot dinner on a work day.
I have completed 8 of my 21 days of working out goal for this month!
I have done some hard stops for prayer, gazing on beauty, snuggling one of my loves and remembering how to breathe deeply.
One of the discoveries in this season of transition is that I have believed that busy=bad. My sweet, slow-paced summer schedule has been swapped out for one that is much more highly charged with many responsibilities and activities that are looking for a place within my week. I have found myself feeling shame over how full my schedule is and afraid that …