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Day 94: Everyday moments

Oh! I just realized I didn't post for yesterday yet. I know I didn't commit to a daily post, but I've made it this far and I don't want it all to fall apart on day 94! My left-brained self just couldn't handle knowing there was a missed day here, now that I'm kind of on a roll.

Yesterday was... average. In a good way. I had much to be grateful for, as usual. We are free to go to the church of our choosing, and we chose a great one. We all woke up healthy (enough) and the kids behaved well enough at Mass to get a donut. I shared the baby toddler's. He got at least 7% of it, I promise. We heard another solid homily from Father Bryan. So much gratitude before noon!

My mostest gratefulest feelings were reserved for my beloved yesterday. I accidentally double booked myself, and he ended up taking three kids under six to a pool party (a friend's son's birthday) at a local hotel by himself while I attended a meeting. I know, it's not a huge deal in the grand scheme of things, especially to him, since he takes all three kids lots of places all the time. But a lot of dads wouldn't be up to that challenge. I hear most people behaved and they all survived, so we're calling that a victory!

I am glad I'm at a place where I can see the joy and gratitude in the everyday moments of life. I know well that I don't deserve and haven't earned any of the blessings which have been bestowed upon me.


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