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Friday, August 14, 2009

.Longing for Home.

With only a week to go in our camping season, I am really longing for home. I want my privacy, my santity, my "normal" family, my bed, my kitchen, my food, etc., etc. I can really feel every bit of the four months that we have resided in two teeny, tiny cramped rooms. I've had about all I can take. I am emotional, I am exhausted, I am way over having to discipline and train up my children in front of oodles of people day in and day out. I am beyond ready to have Jim's help with bedtime, bathtime, play time, discipline, etc. (Not that he does not help at all during the summer, but this is how I feel at the moment.)I'm just plain tired, but I know that His grace has not changed. His grace is still sufficient, even for this, and I tentatively pick myself up from moping like my three year old, perverbally pop my thumb in my mouth and cling to the security blanket of His grace. I can't do this one more day, except for His mercy and grace.

And onto something a little more upbeat. Here are a few shots that I pulled to show you of my Cadi swimming. She is a little fish, and has picked up on the basics of swimming really well this summer.
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She even learned to dive this summer!

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PS If someone could teach me how to size photos for blogger, that would be great!

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4 comments:

Carrie said...

I am SO with you on the 'ready to be done' things - we don't even have to move out of our house, but, yes, I am SO ready to be back to just our family & our privacy - and to have my hubby home, too!!! I'll be praying for you as you hang in there for another week!!!

The Schmitz Family said...

I feel your pain. We just came off of a crazy hectic week. Mark pretty much lived at church and my kids were sick. I feel like I am always under scrutiny for my children's behavior and how I deal with it. I will pray that you have the capacity to finish strong!

The Ashworth family said...

Thanks again for your transparency and honesty - I'm praying for you in this last week of camp for strength and encouragement. Love you, my friend.

Anonymous said...

i appreciate your HONESTY!! i understand you wanting/ needing your own space ~ i think we all feel that as women... glad for you you're in the final days there and soon will have that back. :)

cute little fish you've got there~

amber.

ps. sent you a message on xanga!

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