“Everyday might not be good, but it is good in everyday”
I’m not sure who originally said this, but I know it’s not me and at this point, I am too tired to google. (I’m certain you’ve been this tired before, right?)
This quote has become something like a mantra to me as of late. Every day might not be good, but there is good in every single day, although you might not see it at the time.
I do a thing where I reflect on the day as I’m laying in bed and it’s 0 dark thirty in the morning, and I should be asleep, but it’s quiet and the babies (all 4 of them) are sleeping and life is perfect in those deliciously quiet moments.
Anyway, as I reflect on the day, I try to see it from all angles. I try to see if I was kind, or if I extended the right amount of grace (because God knows I need it extended to me all the time), if I was a good mom today, or if I was not… I wonder if I was loving enough from afar with my husband or if I was the listening friend and not the overwhelming one. I ask myself if I left a person feeling peaceful and happy after an encounter with me, or if I made them feel less than.
About 70% of the time I rock the day, then there’s that 30% where I could have done better. I should have done better and I know it. Ever felt that? Yeah, we’re in it together sister!
So then, the good. As I lay in bed, overthinking I remember the aforementioned quote, and then I focus on the good.
The good like:
-The daily walks with the kids
-New baseball teams that are super welcoming and friendly
-Time at the pool (The Foodie Critic’s most favorite thing to do)
-Living in a place with constant sunshine
-The shopping and DELIVERY services available to us
-Amazing schools with beautifully brilliant teachers that bless my children daily. I really thank God for them.
-New friends found in the unlikeliest of places
-Finding Home (More on this later)
Y’all… Let’s do something this week. Let’s focus on the good. In a world where the news and everything are bombarding us with bad news, let’s focus on the good, and be light where we can. Shine bright this week friends, and allow the space for others to turn their lights on too. We all can make this place a little bit more sparkly if we try.
Until Next Taste,
Foodie Finds Home
I am grateful for my resilience and the ability to see the good in any situation. I enjoy a challenge as I know that growth is on the other end, and I hope I am instilling these traits in my children.