* The snow will melt eventually. Actually, I relearned that. I have to relearn it every March ( or May since we're in MI) because during the loooong winter I forget.
* Having friends over....sharing laughter, prayer, music, and food leaves a feeling of goodness and light in our home. ....long after they leave.
* Letting go of control especially when it comes to teenagers can be sanity saving. I had a wonderful Saturday afternoon with my 18 year old son. I just enjoyed him for who he is right now ...not for who he used to be or who I pray he will become. Reminding myself that he is writing his own life story, and I can't write it for him, freed me from that need to
*Beanbag beans from a broken beanbag are a nightmare to clean up.
*I'm obsessed with the show Parenthood. I had an actual moment of mourning when it wasn't on last night. My friend and I sat in front of the tv and just stared in sorrow.
*Giving and receiving comments on a blog can be addictive.
*Sometimes there is dog poop under all the glistening white snow. Life is like that.
*I need more discipline when it comes to many things. This week I was going to start writing my list of blessings inspired by the book One Thousand Gifts. I only made it to #11....not because I don't have them but I find too many excuses not to write them down.
* I can ramble on and on and on while I'm writing. So, this is me ....being quiet now.