Thursday, March 26, 2009

Small Successes

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Some weeks I start noticing and drafting my small successes days in advance, but there are also times when my wheels are spinning and I don't see what's going right. This week has been a spinner! I reflected, though, on the past 24 hours and realized that good things are still happening:
  1. I went to Confession yesterday, I think for the first time since Advent. I had something "new" to confess--actually an old fault I'm finally WILLING to deal with. Father was so helpful, offering encouragement for my change, cautioning me about how to fill the hole left when a fault is excised, and challenging me to make time for another step forward (visits, even short ones, to the Blessed Sacrament).
  2. Late last night I finished writing an article (about Christian Seder celebrations) for a new website. (It's not up yet.)
  3. Even though I was up late (not recommended!), I got out of that cozy bed early enough to take Dusty (and myself) for a good walk AND make a special breakfast for the men who don't stay home (Len, David, Daniel). We homeschoolers have a two week cycle menu for our lunches, and today's selection is egg and bacon sandwich. That's considered a treat here, so I like to offer it for breakfast to those who leave early.
"It’s important for moms to recognize that all the small successes in our days can add up to one big triumph. So on Thursday of each week, we do exactly that. " Find more encouragement at Faith and Family Live.

1 comment:

ViolinMama said...

Wonderful accomplishments, and those are BIG ones!!! Great for you....thanks for the inspiration!!!!

God Bless!