I read something today that I want to share with you...
The "Me Time" Myth by Amy Roberts
For awhile now, I have been running on empty while trying to figure out what this "wife and mother" thing should look like. I don't want to go off by myself to recharge. I want to be content while HERE where God has placed me with the blessings that He has given me. I am so needed and so busy here that if I take time out, the needs pile up as does my discontent. I want to be better at what Im doing, but not by running away. I have tried that route and it's not working for me.
I like the very idea of a WEe-book. It is grand. It isn't a thick theology book to mull over, or a long day over coffee with a friend. A wee-book could be more likened to a quick conversation in the grocery store that leaves you thinking and refreshed. I don't know about you, but I don't have the time available right now for all day coffee with a friend but I do have the intellectual need and the desire for its accountablility.
I agree with the views of Amy Roberts regarding "Me Time" and was encouraged and convicted by her WEe-book. It felt as if she looked into my heart, took my ponderings, made them coherent and delved a little deeper into what I meant to say. As I read this WEe-book I found myself yelling, "YEAH!" outloud as I reassured myself that somone else agreed with what I was trying to say.