While I have never been one to think I’m perfect, I’ve also never been one to really announce all my shortcomings. I deal with them privately, work to overcome them and move on. Except sometimes, it doesn’t work out that way.
I shared this short personal Covid-19 story on Instagram and Facebook recently, but I thought it was also worth sharing on the blog as an encouragement to others and a reminder of God’s faithfulness.
If you’re looking for ways to replace TV time at night and be more intentional about time with your spouse, consider these ways that we are spending our evenings.
Being intentional means we want to be proactive in most every step we take in life, not merely reactive. We want to be intentional with what home we buy, with how we parent our kids, with how we serve our community, with how we spend our free time, and more.
We’ve worked hard the past few months to be more intentional in everything we do—our time, our resources, our relationships, our future goals—so reflecting back on this past year will help to propel us forward as we work to hone and accomplish family goals.
Maybe sick kids is just a surface-level issue. Maybe it’s about letting go of control and my day-to-day plans and even my long-term plans. Instead of doing more, maybe it’s about being more.
Do you know what is sometimes even harder than continuing to fight for something? Conceding.
Earlier this year, I began writing out my to-do list to free up brain space. This allowed me to balance motherhood and wifery and community involvement and my freelancing gigs.
I love the New Year, but I have a tendency to dream big and over aim when it comes to goals. For 2019, I came up with several practical goals with a couple ambitious ones thrown into the mix.