Last week, my precious little laptop of five years finally gave up the ghost. From the fall of 2008 to now, it has travelled around the world and back many many times; quite literally becoming an extension of my right arm. To be honest, nothing makes me feel like quitting more than computer problems. It makes working hard at my dreams exponentially harder, as trivial and dramatic as that sounds.
But as frustrated as I have been the week, as we wrestle through finances and choices regarding a laptop replacement; Jesus reminds me that life is so much more than all this.
So much more than chasing dreams.
So much more than blogging.
So much more than staying connected.
So much more than trying to become the best.
So much more than making a name for myself.
It's about Jesus. Jesus and only Jesus.
So here I am once again, struggling to unclench my white-knuckled fingers from my hopes, my dreams in surrender to His greater plan. Once again being reminded that having seasons of calm, seasons of being unplugged, of focusing on husband and baby is healthy and good for the soul.
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Things will remain a little quiet around these parts for a few more days, so I'll squeeze in a few extra baby cuddles, last minute creating for December Parcel Post packages and probably about 100 paper snow flakes for hanging in my kitchen window. Because we all know if I don't get a head start on winter decorating now, it will be spring before greenery and twinkle lights ever show their face.
Happy happy Wednesday, friends!