going to end up. However, how I got here
completely changed. When you start
writing, sometimes your writing takes you a different direction.
relationships you want to have, to have confidence in your decisions even if
they are outside the norm. Or if they
are the norm, to still believe you are doing what is right for you and your
trying to one up everyone else, the vitriol that the news has on every day.
else that you forget what is right in front of you.
everyday. How many appointments and drop
offs you have to do for your kids, or for yourself. Making sure you run all the errands, get all
the gifts and make sure that you have everything you need all the time. Honestly, it is exhausting.
values, at your family mission statement, and make sure that the busy, all of
the decisions you are making with and for your family are the things that truly
matter to you.
is stressful no matter how much you simplify, but it shouldn’t be for years.
to look at your everyday and know if it is a season, or if it is something that
can be changed so that your everyday is not so difficult, not so jumbled.
continue to pursue this simplicity as you move through life otherwise life has
a way of leading you along to places you don’t necessarily want to go.
makes me take a real hard look at what I am doing, and I realize that I need to
scale things back dramatically.
decisions. Really look at what you are
doing, what your family is doing, and make the hard choices – especially if you
feel like things are spinning out of control.
family mission statement in our decisions, life doesn’t seem to be in balance,
things seem off kilter, and I can never place my finger directly on one thing
that is wrong that I can change. But,
when you take a few moments to breathe, and then look back on those values, on
those statements you created about your family’s purpose, you will be able to
bring it back to balance, and be happier for it.