I've got nothing to get on my soapbox today, so I'm trying something new. I'm participating in a link up to a blog I've recently started reading. At The Gypsy Mama, she does Five Minute Fridays, where she introduces a topic and invites readers to write for five solid minutes on that topic, no editing. Just pure unadulterated thoughts. This week's is entitled Every Day. So, ok, I'm also a couple days late, but that's just the way it is. So here goes:
Every Day I wake up intending to see my day and my world for what it is. I intend to cherish my moments with my children, I intend to get a couple things done, I intend to create wholesome food for my family.
Sometimes the intentions change slightly, if I have to go to work or to Dutch class or fit in a long run. But mostly they stay pretty similar.
But Every Day I have the threat of forgetting my intentions following me. And sometimes catch up with me. My couple minutes on the computer turns into a half hour, and the book I was going to read to my sons is still sitting on the bookshelf where they brought it to me. Then I look at it and wonder how did that happen? Again?
But Every Day I get to try again. Every Day I wake up with the intentions of living a full life all over again. For appreciating this adventure we get to have of living in a new country and having new experiences every day.
And because of those Every Day intentions happening Every Day, sometimes, sometimes, I get the chance of seeing them through.
And that makes Every New Day wonderfully, blissfully, hopeful.