I was so excited to finally start this non-fiction memoir of Erin and Ben Napier! I had just finished the mammoth fourth book in the Outlander series and was looking for something short and sweet to read, and this surpassed all my expectations of that.
Day 7: Crabby Kinda Day
For two days now I have been in a crabby kinda mood; I'm short with everyone, I am rolling my eyes at every little thing and doing that annoyed teeth sucking sound, and just being generally unpleasant. I used to be annoyed a lot, especially as a moody teenager and then a moody 20-something. But that is not how I want to live my 30s (or 40s or 50s or 60s). I've found I have to be incredibly intentional in policing my moods and negativity.
Day 5: My Crazy World
So much for a daily journal. I'm lucky if I have time to sit and write in this thing once a week! Oh well. Better late than never. Things have been so crazy in my world...in the whole world in general, really, but I've been very busy personally. Here's a little digest of all that's been happening this week:
Today is my birthday. Another year of my life has gone by and now I can take the time to reflect on all that has happened. If I had to put a label on 31-years-old before I file it away, I think I would label it the year of spiritual growth, for sure. I have seen God work so many wonderful things in and through my life I have to sit back in awe for a minute and soak it all in.
When Life Gets in the Way of Writing
I haven't been keeping up with my blogging as well as I want to. By the title I'm sure you can guess, life is getting in the way of my writing. I'm no expert on how to handle this, but I thought it might make me feel better to write it out a little bit and maybe during this process I'll come up with a good way to keep writing even though I am overwhelmed with everything else going on in my life right now. So, here's what's going on: