Kids are sleeping and Brad just left...full day of surgery. He also, as of a few minutes ago, is OFF CALL. ...always a good thing.
I'm sitting here with my coffee, mulling over New Year's Resolutions. Historically, I have had a love/hate relationship with resolutions aligned with a certain day of the year.
The love part is that I'm a firm believer in
and the idea of "keep on keepin' on."
The hate part is that I have this weird fear of commitment combined with a deep rooted loathing of failure. <--See what I mean? It's a bit of a conundrum for me.
That being said, I've got a few things I want to work on,
some new points of focus
some things I want more of
some things I want less of
So...I've decided that 2017 and I are going to have some new agreements, a couple fresh goals.
One of the reasons I love a picture is because it freezes a moment.
It allows me time to memorize expressions, to actually feel the warmth in an ordinary moment.
Ordinary where it's at.
It's not glamorous but it's where the real you is revealed, exposed, and uncovered. Behind closed doors, with your family, with "nobody"watching, that's the real you.
That truth can be exhilarating and terrifying all at the same time, right?
I love it.
"Aim small, miss small."
This is something I've been pondering for a few months.
Something the Lord's been branding on my heart.
The more finely tuned I'm focused, the less likely I am to miss.
The circle of things that really matter to me continues to get smaller and smaller.
There is such freedom and simplicity that comes with
releasing things that aren't important,
and being all in right where you are.
So wherever you find yourself, be all there. Doesn't get any better.