We are nearing the middle of two weeks of school holidays, and I'm still searching for my burst of motherhood inspiration.
Creativity has been at it's all time low lately, biscuits baked have either been flat or burnt, and promises of fun play dates and trips have been cut short by sickness or bad weather.
Yup, the motherhood blues have been hitting me hard as I struggle to assure myself that's it's okay to just do nothing sometimes... that these seasons do come... and they do go.
This year has been a tough one, with various painful moments to journey through... sometimes there doesn't seem to be a moment to catch a breath before another struggle arises. But the strange thing is that in the midst of the struggles there has also been amazing moments too, some of them brought about by the banding together of the family during the tough times.
Struggles are the best way to grow stronger, just like pressure builds muscles.
So I'm just taking a moment to be real and honest here (in a very 'round a bout' way)... although the biscuits are flat or burned and there hasn't been much going on around here, we are doing it together as a family, even during the dull and boring moments, with the knowledge that the sun will shine again up ahead (and the baking will be more successful too).
Also loving the fact (and I know it's a fact that I can totally rely on) that God makes beautiful things out of dust, beautiful things out of us...