October 22, 2008

Wednesday Words of Wisdom & More....

A few pictures of the boys, just having fun!

It was 6 months ago today that my Mom passed away, as my Dad said, some days it seems like forever, and others just like yesterday.
I miss you Mom!

My Dad sent this to me today, I am sure it is because when we were talking on the phone that maybe, just maybe I sounded a little stressed..... :)
*I chose my song today, because my Dad is always telling me to remember this song, especially during the "crazy" days....

Daily Guideposts

Years ago when I was a single parent of four, I had a number of unhappy, stressed-out, overworked days and weeks. But luckily I learned a wonderful truth from a friend. “Take time for yourself,” she encouraged. “Go to a movie, have your nails done, take a class, go to the library and read magazines. Be good to yourself and then you’ll be able to be good to your family, your boss and all the people who depend on you.”
So I learned that we humans were not created to spend every waking moment in the service of others. We are not meant to just be someone’s servant, husband, mother, caretaker, or employee twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. We are meant to belong to ourselves and God and then become absolutely the best person God intended when He breathed life into us. Only then can we be good for others.
Say, isn’t it time for a break? How about a cup of tea and a good book? Your family will love the new you. Mine did

Share each other’s troubles and problems, and so obey our Lord’s command.
Galatians 6:2 (TLB)


sara said...

Sending you big hug today!! Thanks for the words of wisdom & your display of faith!!

Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! said...

What wonderful words of wisdom.....another beautiful post!

Lucy said...

Yes, wonderful words of wisdom, thank you. Your mom is looking down over you with great love and pride. xoxo