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.
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.
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.
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: