Usually, my lack of writing has been a result of "unfound inspiration" or lack of time ... lately, it has definitely been the latter. How people manage to work full-time, be a good wife, be a good mom, be healthy (mentally and physically), enjoy the mountains, have a social life, still be a nice (not grouchy) person, AND blog?! You people amaze me!! Even during the days of our engagement, I had all of these plans to blog my wedding ideas and plans, post pictures, etc. etc. As you rightly saw, that never happened! To those of you that do and have ... wow!
More and more lately, I've been sensing the urgency to "put time away". Time to spend with my husband, MYSELF, friends...God. Literally, the minutes tick away so quickly, and it's easy to just set things aside and not do them. Because something in the moment comes up, I drop those "need-time-for" things and it gets put off for a while.
One of my worst habits is not putting things away (ironic?). I don't mind putting dirty dishes into the dishwasher, but to put away the clean ones? Eep! Folding laundry...I actually love folding laundry. There's something so "feel-good" about getting the creases to fold just right. But to put those folded clothes away?! Last night, I parked all of my folded clothes in the dresser that had been sitting in the basket for over a week. How is this possible?!
The more I have been thinking about "putting away" (time, things, etc...), it has dawned on me that that is how I deal with forgiving myself. What really is happening, is that I am not accepting t