I can’t believe summer is coming to a close! It went by faster than any summer I can remember and when I think of why, a big smile comes across my face. This summer I was up and out of bed and did more than I have in probably the last 5 or so summers and when you’re busy, time flies. Last summer the kids logged over 100 hours in their reading log – this summer they logged a little over 40. The reason it was so much less this year is that we were out doing more things together! It’s easy to look at how far I have to go – the symptoms still present or the mindset that seems to stick so persistently but isn’t that just what the enemy likes to do? He wants our focus to be on what we don’t have – he wants it focused on the negative and the weakness. But when I look back and see how much has changed, I am just filled with thankfulness. Things are so different from they were just a short while ago and I have so much. I am moving forward and I am thankful.
I’ve been thinking about this blog and what direction to go for a while now. I started it to share my testimony (which I have yet to do) and write more (which I’ve done a little). I keep getting stuck on this: