Monday, June 27, 2011
What a great weekend! Both my kids were home, we laughed a lot, watched Doc Who, cooked, went to the movies to see Cars 2( which is very funny) and just enjoyed being together. Life is so fragile. I find myself trying to hold onto each moment. At church, our teens got up and danced! I LOVED it! Freedom. Freedom in church... not constrained by religious legalism or tradition. Tears came to my eyes. I sat down yesterday with both of my children and just marveled about how 'different' they are, yet I love them both so much. My Sarah is the 'talker'. Her mouth does not going. Constant conversation.. going and going and going.. lol My Drew is a 'thinker'. He likes to ponder things. I see it in his brain all the time.. trying to work things out. Next week we leave for the beach and I am looking forward to spending time with my kids. Drew is almost 11 and Sarah 10. We only have a few more precious years while they live at home. I know... depressing thought... but it does help me to keep my priorities in focus. Raising them. My goal is to raise the kids to be secure in who they are in/with God, love them with all my heart and teach them integrity. I guess those are my top 3 out of 100. ha ha Today Sarah and I are taking some old clothes to Goodwill and then having a 'Mommy/Sarah date'. Saying good bye to Drew this morning was tough, but I know he is having a great 'learning' summer at Grandma's house. Memories he will always hold onto. He is also a part of an intense 'reading program' created by an amazing teacher named Ellen Beam. What a blessing she has been to me and does not even realize it. Okay... time to stop writing and go make my princess an omelet. Have a wonderful day!