Friday, July 19, 2013

this week.

i yelled a little too much.
i was a little too grumpy.
i worried a lot - which is not like me.
i was an anxious mess - also unlike me.
i had hurt feelings.
i didn't pray enough.
it was a struggle to find moments in each day that were worth remembering.
most of them i wanted to forget.
this week was just not my week.


but in a week that felt black & white & gray all over, this little guy added color.
in the little things :: like running into my bathroom while i'm putting on my make-up.
and saying "good morning, mommy!"

and running into the living room to tell me "A STORM TROOPER IS IN MY BEDROOM!"
and proceeding to shoot it with a fake gun.

or laying in the backyard on a blanket with the big blue sky above us for miles and miles.
and whispering to me "i can hear a helicopter, mommy. shhh, listen for it."

in a week where i wanted to forget almost everything, he brought me moments i will always remember.

10 comments:

  1. what a sweet capture!
    praise jesus for colorful boys.

    praying jesus' peace over you this weekend, katy.
    love you

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  2. Those difficult mama days are definitely hard to overcome sometimes...what a blessing that your little fella was able to lift your spirits and warm your heart!

    Such a sweet photo...

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  3. Sweet moments like these make me excited to be a mom... one day. :)

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  4. I love your honesty. Gray only lasts for a season. And some seasons you have to look extra hard for the color. But it is all around you. Love you, friend.

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  5. I love how honest you are in your posts.
    Such a sweet picture of you and you little man!

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  6. story of my life. clinging to Grace right along with you. xo.

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  7. Praise The Lord for special moments. Hang in there girl.

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  8. i can relate. been there. heck. i AM there.

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