I am also thankful for Peg & Lynn – yet again – as they keep my kiddos for me. To be so available to the kids and me is such a bid deal during this time, and I thank God daily that I can be so free to give my mom a break. I miss my kids today already, but I know that this first weekend having all of Dad’s care resting on me makes it important that I can focus on just that. Perhaps the next time I do it, I will keep them all with me, and let them help in the ways that children can. They are such capable young people, and growing more so by the day.
They asked me last night if I wanted a break from them, and was that why I wasn’t taking them to Gramma and Papa’s?
“Never!” was my reply. I feel so badly that they have that impression, as I genuinely don’t like leaving them unless I have to. So, I am thankful also for the opportunity last night to explain to them that I’m not desiring to take a break from them, because I love them so much. I explained that, sometimes, I just need a break from the work I do – not from the people I love. Also, that I’m not really taking a break – just doing a different kind of work this weekend. I hope they believe me. I pray that they do.
What are you thankful for today?
Grace & Peace,