Gypsy Mama sure comes up with topical - well - topics to write about, don't you think? I always encounter Five Minute Friday thinking, wow, how great that I spent five minutes writing about that. I needed to think about that. That was very therapeutic.
Want to join in the fun? Today's topic is tired, and here are the rules:
- 1. Write for 5 minutes flat – no editing, no over thinking, no backtracking.
2. Link back here and invite others to join in.
3. Most importantly: leave a comment for the person who linked up before you – encouraging them in their writing!
When does tired end and weary begin? When it overwhelms me, I guess. That's happening right now. Tired? Well, yeah, I have three kids and one of them is a toddler and no matter how I plan and plan to get enough rest something comes up to foil that plan. Like the night I went to bed at 8:45 - yes, 8:45 - which is really really early for someone who gets a second wind about 9:30 or so and ends up staying up way too late every single night. Anyway, I went to bed at 8:45 because I was weary, not just tired, and I thought I was being oh so smart and I was but then The Little decided to wake up at 5AM. 5AM! That's just craziness right there. She used to be such a good sleeper. So, yeah, I get tired. But weary happens when the tired takes over. And that's just not cool. Tired on superhyperdrive. Weary because I can't battle the tired any more. But then I also realize that weary is down in my soul, and Someone can give me rest for Weary. Come to Me, He says, and you will find rest for your soul. I know the weary is out of my control. But the tired? Well, I guess I am even thankful for that too. Because what makes [me tired also brings indescribable joy].
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I hope in this season where tired is so prevalent that you can see the joy and find rest for your soul. Hop over to