Well, today was supposed to be day 2 of the Love Dare for parents. It’s ironic, too because today it was on patience.
I had absolutely no patience today. But, in my own defense, I didn’t get a chance to read the chapter until just now. It wasn’t that I didn’t want to. I’ve been busy since before the sun was up this morning.
Bella had a softball game this morning. Against my better judgement, I followed my GPS to get there. Always trust your gut, y’all. Instead of being on time for warmups, we made it right before the game started. One thing I will tell you about myself is that I absolutely hate being late. It just does something to me at my core. Nothing stresses me out more than being late. So you can imagine how I felt upon arrival. Frazzled!!! I missed Bella’s first at-bat because Isaac had to go number 2. Hallelujah it wasn’t in his pants this time!! Then I missed her 2nd at-bat because they all wanted snacks. I can’t tell you the last time I actually got to just sit and watch her play. All these things may not seem like a big deal, but when you’re both mom and dad because your husband is out of town, it really takes a toll on you. Again, I had no patience today. Add all this in with a trip to the grocery store, and you’ve got yourself one mama who’s about to fall apart.
Now I’m sitting here at my computer, taking a minute to relax. Just telling you about it all makes me feel better!
Tomorrow I will try again. I will read each chapter the night before it will go into action so I can remind myself what I’m to focus on. Tomorrow I will be patient. Tomorrow I will be patient. Tomorrow I have church…getting all 3 kids ready for church and making it on time? Yes that’s challenging. But I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength, right??
Pray for me, y’all. I’m building a fire tonight for the first time.