Good news: My eye is better.
Bad news: Today was really cruddy. It seemed like no matter what I got done, someone would undo it. For every thing someone would remember, they would forget two other things.
I don’t like getting upset with my kids, but today I was upset with them. All day.
They are good kids. Not perfect, but good. I need to remember their little hearts are breaking and show more grace, more mercy.
The more grace and mercy I show them, the more they have to show each other.
The more joy that flows from me, the more that flows from them.
It is a simple idea, now if I could only walk it out in real life.
We talked about getting our Christmas tree this weekend. It seems early to get a tree, but with my kids’ work schedules it might be the only time we can get one for the next few weeks.
Thanksgiving is late this year and maybe a little Christmas is what we need around here.
My husband has been deployed to the Middle East for 274 days. These are my real thoughts expressing my heart during his absence. I appreciate your prayers and kind words as we cope, adapt, and carry on without him until August 2014. To read from the beginning, click here.