Today the humidity lifted. For about a minute.
I MIGHT have detected a slight coolness in the air in between the hot rain showers.
And then it was over and summer lives on.
But I refuse to despair. Because though my hair is still a fuzzy humid mess, I do declare a change is in the air!
Photo Credit: Rob Blair
In fact the season are truly changing for us.
I feel it coming, I sense it’s near. And in my life I feel an urgency to prepare for these changes. It’s an urgency in my heart that is manifesting in my work, in my schedule, in my self-care, in my relationships, and in my home. Yet distinctly the admonishing in my heart says, in all the preparing, don’t forget about Preparing Me.
Welcome to 31 Days of Preparing Me
I am again joining the annual 31 Days writing challenge to write through this season of preparation. I want to move forward the preparations in my life as our adoption draws near, my latest business venture launches and my personal life grows in health. This year it’s a double challenge! I am also challenging myself to do this in just 5 minutes of free writing a day.
I invite you to read (and write) along with me. I treasure your comments and encouragement and want to hear where you are at too. Let this be a month of forward making progress!
31 Days of Preparing Me
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Intro: 31 Days of Preparing Me: in which I welcome you
Day 1: Move – Bringing Movement Back: in which we line ’em up and knock ’em down
Day 2: View – He’s Got This: in which I trust that I can see the forest for the trees
Day 3: New – Evening Before Morning: in which Old leaves before New comes
Day 4: Learn – The Lost Art of Troubleshooting: in which I show you How To…
Day 5: Stuck
Day 6: Know
Day 7: Go
Day 8: Say
Day 9: Join
Day 10: (It’s a Surprise!)
Day 11: Teach
Day 12: Rest
Day 13: Work
Day 14: Away
Day 15: Life
Day 16: Adjust
Day 17 (It’s a Surprise!)
Day 18: Taste
Day 19: Honor
Day 20: Fear
Day 21: Second
Day 22: (It’s a Surprise!)
Day 23: Look
Day 24 (It’s a Surprise!)
Day 25: Enjoy
Day 26: Visit
Day 27: Free
Day 28: Wake
Day 29: Unite
Day 30: First
Day 31: (It’s a Surprise!)
2 thoughts on “Preparing Me”
I am not sure if you already know this but Trent and I are also adopting our baby will be due in 60 days
Marissa, that is wonderful! Mom mentioned it after the reunion this summer but I never knew details. Our prayers and hopes are with you guys as you get closer. Please let us know how it goes as we have never walked this road before.