Today I am grateful to have gotten three loads of laundry done and bread made. Looking around the house, I am disheartened by how messy things are, how unkempt it all looks, and this morning I let the clutter and disorganization get the better of me. Frustrated by my lack of concentration and follow through, I worked myself up to a sad state; so sad, in fact, that both kids tried to comfort me independent of one another. (It is a humbling thing to have your own children comfort you. I was both disappointed and embarrassed that I wasn't holding it together for them and so proud of them for being so compassionate. Such a bittersweet moment, to be sure.)
In any case, I am glad that I was able to turn it around a bit and make a small dent in the mess. Baby steps, right?
Have a wonderful night!