Oh hey, remember me!? I'm the one who used to blog here. I brought this little bundle of joy home four months ago and then dropped off of the face of the planet!
But just to keep things interesting I thought I would throw a doctor visit for myself into the mix. I had my appendix out two weeks ago... I know, crazy right?!
There have been so many good things that have come out of these trials though. I have learned that the Lord is my Refuge. Psalm 91:4 says, "He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart."
His faithfulness has become to me like a shield, my armor, my protection and I can thrive under the protection from Him. I don't have to worry about the arrows of doubt or the bullets of uncertain times. I let God be my shield and REALLY trusted Him to hold up his end of the deal. Under His shield and protection is where I am really able to thrive!Survive or thrive. It's my choice. Will I just endure the monotony of wiping sticky hands and smelly butts all day or will I thrive in my new responsibilities to shape these little hearts and build up little leaders?
I've made a choice to thrive and with the Lord's help we are doing just that!
My first hurdle was school ending. That means three kids at home with me all day. Rather than turn on the TV or listen to fake hunger pains that usually arise out of boredom, I decided to make a plan. Each of the 12 weeks of summer we are learning about new things... veggies, bugs, outer space, colors, sports, weather, the farm, etc... we are reading books, making nature journals, using our bodies and our brains and learning about the world around us! It is going to be a total blast and I hope to tell you all about it.
Thanks for being so patient with me while I dug in at home. It's good to be back!