The balancing act of life/work/family/kids/money/and-everything-else has admittedly felt overwhelming to me many times.
More than I would like to admit.
But this is a keep it real zone and to pretend that I get up every day and feel like a rock star could not be further from reality.
I know I can’t do it all, at least on my own. And to be honest the weight of thinking that I have to do everything effortlessly and flawlessly is just too much.
Grace to be imperfect, and very human.
Grace is sufficient, and will help me see my humanity, and have grace with others as we bump into each other having a human experience.
And we get to encourage each other. I didn’t think writing a crafty DIY blog with my recipes and thrifty ideas would allow other people to be themselves and feel ok about having one clean room in their home. Or one hot meal on the table that week.
There was a season I became very quiet on this space, where I didn’t have the energy to write, and my heart was heavy with fear. [Read more…]