Friday, November 12, 2010

Blogging Therapy

The sun is still shining....
Breakfasts are being eaten,
school lunches being packed...
I've collected acorns with Charlie,
vacuumed up a giant mess made with powdered sugar,
attended teacher conferences and remembered basketball & swim practices...
Everyday life with young children is quite possibly the
best therapy right now.  I am grateful for the simple,
sometimes mundane, tasks of caring for a home and family
to remind myself that amidst a sad time our lives will go on.


And blogging will too.
Because I enjoy and crave the creative outlet.
Because beautiful homes, inspiring & funny women, new recipes & projects
are things I've missed reading about this last week.


Here are just a few of the images that made me smile,
 as I began to play catch-up in Google Reader today.


I think I'm drawn to all these homes because they look real.
Not overly perfect and all coordinated.
Maybe a little teeny bit messy, because life is messy,
and messy can be beautiful.


I wish all of you a lovely weekend.
Thank you again for all your kind comments, emails and prayers.
While I don't have thousands of readers (ok, let's be honest, I don't have hundreds of readers either) but those of you that do read this blog are a genuinely kind bunch of ladies, and I feel lucky to "know" you.
I look forward to catching back up with you on your blogs too!

7 comments :

  1. I love this kind of therapy too! Hope you all are able to get back into the "normal" swing of things again soon!

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  2. messy IS beautiful! i'm so sorry for your loss, but so glad that you are finding bright moments in your days. blessings to you and yours.

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  3. So very sorry for your loss. You may feel free to have a therapy session anytime you like. We will all be here for you:)

    xo,
    Amy R.

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  4. I'm so sorry for your loss. glad you are taking comfort in your family and every day life.

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  5. I can't remember how I found your blog but I read it often and enjoy your tastes in decorating. Now I am touched by the sweet words you shared about your mother-in-law. Your words speak volumes about her. As a mother-in-law myself, it is a blessing to hear how much you cared about her. I am sorry for your loss.

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  6. I don't have tons of readers either, but I sure have connected with some neat ladies...and so many who love the a Lord (like you!). Makes it worth it.

    Xo,
    Linsey

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