A fabulous post about being “Enough”
This post was originally posted on unsteadysaint.com and it really struck home with me so I wanted to share. I hope some of you can also relate. Enjoy!
He coos beside me. She’s been stuck in the princess book since scrambled eggs. I stalk Instagram accounts as pans wait patiently on the counter.
Being a stay-at-home mom runs deep in my blood. Before societal, or parental, or theological voices shared their views, it was my dream. Images of a boisterous dinner table and tucking love notes into lunch boxes felt like part of my design. Part of my self that I someday hoped to meet. And as I field my seventeenth request for crackers at 8:40am, I realize I’m meeting her.
In some ways she’s just who I envisioned. Deeply satisfying, engaged and alive.
In other ways she’s not. Her days are more busy and mundane than I envisioned, more…
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