today I'm going to quickly share some roses and thorns, because it's been a long, hard week. had some good talks with old friends and new ones, tried my best to see the light in every day, but maybe one of my thorns is someone's rose, and you, dear reader, can possibly shed some rosy light on my troubles. Or...vice versa.
-my mom is getting married today, and I feel so proud and happy for her and Brian.
-I made some incredible new connections this week, and pushed my emotional boundaries of seeing how far I can take my love without losing myself or my strength in the process
-little steps are being made in the realm of becoming healthier for my family every day
-I have loved the weather this week. the gray brings the thoughts for me, and I love a good tunder-boomer, doncha know
-the challenges of thoughtful and intentional parenting are putting me through the wringer--have been praying over this for some time now, wondering how I can be the mother and model for Lydia that I've always wanted to be while trying to balance everything else
-this week was emotionally trying, and I feel as though I have failed people who were depending on me in various ways, from simply not returning a phone call to making difficult decisions with a family regarding the health of their babies
-I am feeling less than strong, in willpower and love this week, and could definitely stand to be more mindful of my impatience with myself
what are your roses and thorns? do they echo mine this week? what can you bring to the campfire to share?