Ya'll, I have so much to tell about. So much!
But, I'm kinda busy right now. Actually, I'm so busy I'm asking the Lord to help me remember it all! Next week I'll start posting what the Lord did, one small part at a time...very, very small because I'm busy, ya'll.
Imagine being away from your four young children for eight days. Can you say mommy deprived? Imagine all the laundry that piled up when I emptied the various suitcases. Pair this with the fact that ladies don't really sleep all that much on ladies retreats and this is the week I've decided to go caffeine free--cold turkey (I'm 72 hours and counting, thank you), begin hitting the gym again and it's one of the busiest weeks of the year for real estate (Yaay!).
Plus, we're continuing our crazy, chaotic, I-think-I've-done-too-much-this-spring schedule with baseball, soccer, softball, homework, church and school activities. Ummm, next year we'll do this a little differently for sure.
Needless to say, I've got lots to do and little time to do it. Remember how the sun stayed up until Joshua won his battle over the Gibeonites in Joshua 10? I'm asking the Lord for another day like that.
In the midst of the fast-moving train called life, we slowed down for a few minutes to enjoy the Texas bluebonnets. I've always wanted to take the children's pictures in them but it always seems like a little more trouble than it's worth.
Every time I've tried to drive to a good patch of bluebonnets in the past, I've had a sleeping baby once I've gotten there. A couple of years ago we went to this gorgeous bluebonnet patch I saw just a week before and they were gone. G-O-N-E.
Easter Sunday I picked the children's clothes with a back drop of bluebonnets in mind. It rained. I ended up letting them, or at least the girls, pick their own clothes and even after it stopped raining, we were too tired to stop.
So, today, I grabbed everyone's black t-shirt, a hairbrush and we set out after school. I had Elizabeth too (our super sweet college-helper-girl who you get to meet in a later post). As it turns out, the hairbrushing wasn't necessary with all the wind, the children didn't really feel like looking at the camera and it was a good thing I had Elizabeth by the side of the road!
Tomorrow I'll be trying to catch up with ya'll but for today, won't you enjoy the flowers with me?