Saying no encourages me to re-frame my focus and prioritize the people, relationships, experiences that truly matter. Saying no allows me to rest and recharge and be refreshed. Saying no enables me to truly value and appreciate those experiences I do end up saying yes to.
My goal every day isn’t to get a million things done or to make the world go round, it’s to live in Presence. Present with God, present with myself, and present with the people and situations around me.
It’s important for me to stop and really look at him in these moments. To appreciate the way God has wired him and gifted him uniquely. Because raising him has been a challenge that has stretched me to my breaking point at times.
The great thing about gratitude is that it can turn the whole thing around in a moment. We can often think the whole day is shot if the morning was sour. Don't buy into the lie that a rotten five minutes ruins five hours.
Capes. I didn't get one. But some things in this world wear one. They come from Jesus and they wear capes and they help my life. And it's summer and all my people are home and I am banking on these heroes.