Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Dear Me (in 1 year),

Dear Me (1 yr from now),

It's the time of year where people make resolutions or choose a "word of the year" or some other trend that only gets half-way followed up on.  By March, the treadmills go back up for sale on Craigslist and no one remembers their "word of the year."
okay actually this could be a good one.
So, self, we're not doing that.  I'm not looking at all the things you/I should be, and what we're doing wrong or too much/not enough of.  I'm not shaming you into dropping X pounds, reading through the entire Bible, or carpe diem-ing any days.

One year from now, I hope you've let go of a few insecurities and picked up some new confidences.
I hope you've stopped beating yourself up for the not-perfect parenting days and cherished the ones you got right.
I hope you continued to serve in the community and can look back and see the impact made.
I hope you read at least 5 really stupid chick lit books.  Just for fun.
I hope you've found a new favorite children's book because really, Click Clack Moo can't be the basis for every lesson plan you make.
I hope your faith and your understanding of God's love has grown deeper.

And finally, I hope you have come up with a better system for staying on top of the laundry around here.  Using the dryer as a dresser isn't really working for us, okay?

Love,
Me

5 comments:

  1. You mean you aren't supposed to use the dryer and laundry baskets as a dresser? Man I am lost! Haha! Happy New Year!

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    1. Yeah,apparently some people fold their laundry when the dryer buzzes. What?! LOL

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  2. Your post is very entertaining and special. Indeed. It is very unique one. Happy New year for you and family.

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  3. Click Clack Moo is awesome!! I need to get my oldest to find new favorite movies. He is all about Pizza and Eggmund from Narnia. (Peter and Edmund. )

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  4. If I had to have a New Year's resolution, which I'm pretty sure I don't, it would be not to look back at 2013. It's gone and not coming back. Forge ahead.... P.S. Would probably be using my dryer as a dresser, but it's in the basement and I try not to go down there...

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