In good company I was. Early Saturday morning I had the privilege to sit with eight women. Eight women of God who all shared their many ideas on family prayer. I might guess some, like me, at the start of their journey, others so seasoned the inspiration was free flowing into my journal And others maybe somewhere in between , just as inspiring.
We had coffee with our cream, Carmel rolls, donuts and one beautiful woman sent us all home with prayer cards and valentine treats. They shared books, rituals, curriculum, faith and love.
It was an awesome feeling leaving the church, having been inspired by women who all want to help each other and one another's families. Quite providential that I had the opportunity to meet with these women. I say, a heartfelt thank you, to my dear friend Kristen."...I give you a new commandment: love one another. As I have loved you, so you also should love one another. This is how all will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another." ~ Jn 13:34-35
And the counting continues...
Scheduled computer time
Husband who grocery shops...
...and knows what we need if when not on the list
Being okay with letting activities go
Coffee with a new friend
Community of school
Caring for sick husband
Laundry folding helpers
Learning theological virtues
New insights regarding children
Slumber with Karley
Re-Arranging more rooms
Change of attitude
Learning to accept all as gratitude first
Not going through the motions
Like minded women
Birds chirping in -16F temperatures
Letting go of fear...
...trusting it will be okay
Taking time to play
123-Magic working well day one
Time for cleaning car
Early AM rising again
Meeting with awesome women of God
Learning new ways to pray as a family
Respect for husband
Loving, embracing how he loves me
Loving him as him
Seeing things in a new light
Lunch date with Kristen following Mom's Group
Husband who takes care of kids while I have a mother's retreat
Husband who takes care of me & kids while I was sick
Outside play in warm weather
Kids who put dishes in the sink when finished eating (it's the little things!)
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