This book touches on that, and the Lord is using it to challenge me to stop, to find contentment, and to bask in the joys of this season. In two short months my baby girl will be a year old, and while I have found such joy in being her mother, I have also been distracted by the pressure to maintain a clean home, make it to the gym, do laundry, juggle the bills and keep up with the every day grind.
In seven months my sweet boy will starting school. Yes, that will certainly help with the strain on the pocket book, but it will also mean less time for afternoons at the park, fewer library days, and the beginning of years of sharing my time with someone else.
What if I stopped striving?
Nothing stresses me out more than the unknown. Nothing. And for that reason this past year has been tremendously trying
, which is absurd. Nothing is for certain. Nothing. I'm not guaranteed a tomorrow, so what if I stopped striving and started living? In two months my baby girl will be one. In seven months my sweet boy will be starting school. What if I dared to stop striving and instead focused on living, in the present moment? What if.....?