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This week, I found my footing. It wasn't an easy task and there were some
moments days this week when I thought maybe I'd never be sure again.
Life is changing.
There is always a need to learn the new steps in this life dance.
And on the other end of the drive home there is another whole day waiting. Kids ready to play and Hannah needs picked up from practice and there's homework, not just for kids, but for parents -- who had that idea? Dinner is ready for the oven (thanks to Cooking Day and 34 freezer meals). Youth group and football sign up and go to the phone store because it's time to add another line for the almost 13 year old, are all items on our calendar.
It's 9:00 before I have time to breathe alone.
And I think maybe I should just give up the pipe dream of writing.
I celebrate this hope.
I celebrate Story, because Story is always more than a pipe dream. Story is bigger than words on the page. It is living and serving and loving and laughing.
My Story is a resolve, deep in the soul, to not let go of my purpose. The week started by stirring up my inadequacies and attacking my comfort. My heart cracked. Sitting at the other end of the week, I realize my dream wasn't being torn away and wadded up, but rather it was growing. It is bigger than my grasp and at the same time it is built by tiny choices.
That's enough to keep me writing.
That's more than enough for a celebration.
Share your celebrations below. I can't wait to read school stories, because I'm sure they will be fueling us in the weeks to come!