We just drove in last night from a mini family vacation, and I'm feeling the drag of this Monday morning!
A typical day back from vacation with a young family: cranky kids because of arranged nap schedules, lots of laundry to catch up on, and bags stacked to ceiling in need of unpacking!
Though VERY tired, my heart is FULL!
Regardless of how crazy vacations can be with little ones, it's all worth it for the long ride home!
With worn out kids from a weekend of fun, it's always my favorite part of the trip when we head back home! Not because I like traveling, but because I just know "it" will happen on the long ride home!
Moments in time that I will always look back on!
With kids sacked out in the backseat, my husband and I are guaranteed uninterrupted time of conversation.
Good wholesome conversation.
No laundry to throw in the wash, dinner to cook, or kids to really tend to; just me and Wesley.
It's always meaningful conversation.
Not a list of "to-do's", or run down of the week's schedule, but a chance to recapture dreams and talk about things that have true value!
So, in the midst of my circumstances today with whiny children and piles of dirty laundry, I will be refreshed with thoughts of the conversations we always share on...the long road home!
3 We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. 4 And endurance develops strength of character, and character strengthens our confident hope of salvation. 5 And this hope will not lead to disappointment. For we know how dearly God loves us, because he has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with his love.
Please take the time to link-up today with us, and invite your friends to do so as well! The rules are simple: just link your favorite encouraging post from this past week! Let's encourage one another on this 'Messy Monday', and turn the usual "drab" to "FAB"!