I’ve been away from this space for over a week.  This always makes me a  little anxious (see also, crazy).

We had a busy week last week with holidays, family in town, and half of us millers out of town.  I was being pulled in too many different directions.

I want to write here every single day, but in this season of life I’m in right now, that’s not always possible.  I think it will be one day, but that day might not be today and that’s okay.

I have recently been in a season where opportunity was bubbling up every which way, and I had to decide which opportunities to say “yes” to and which ones to painfully say “no” to.

I had to make the decision, YET AGAIN, how to align my priorities.  In this season, my young children take much of my time, and that is my priority.  For me to do more work than I am doing now would require me to bring in help, and for now that is not what I want to do.  Because this season is so short, and I want to choose THEM in this season.  A few years will look so different for my young family, I will have a lot more time to do work when they’re all in school in just a few short years, so I am embracing this season now with little ones in my home.  I’ll keep my passions on the side, and let my work as a mother inspire my passions.  When the time comes to soar, I’ll know.

Until then, I’ll be right here, tidying up my kitchen table, finding dory all day every day, cooking dinners, baking treats, rocking babies, smooching my husband.  Because this season is the one I’ve always dreamed of, and I am going to embrace it with everything I have.

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3 Responses to priorities

  1. Ellen July 12, 2017 at 2:26 pm #

    WAAAH!!! they’re getting too grown already!!! how cute ARE they??!!

  2. Rachel Lee July 12, 2017 at 7:54 pm #

    Wow…I feel like God is speaking right through you to me, and validating what I’ve been feeling! Thank you!

  3. Kandie July 13, 2017 at 5:47 am #

    You ARE soaring mama!! :) You are making memories that will last a lifetime for your family. You are being present in their lives, loving them, prioritizing them. I mean look at those smiling happy faces (including Finn ;))! Thank you for keeping it real :)

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