Wow! It's been a rough January - Jason in diabetes ketosis, then lactic acidosis, then the kids with strep and then the flu. I haven't been free of sickness or people at home since December 19th. Being an introvert and needing calm, quiet, and alone time to recharge. And there has only been one sunny day in January. Sleeping isn't going well either. Our family is playing musical beds every night. Summed up - I'm tired, so tired. This morning, it was all starting the same way it does every morning - the baths and the screaming, the missing underwear, instructions given three times (at least), the dog eating diapers (so gross), the daily listing of complaints, the demands for breakfast.
I caught a second between the demands and paused for morning prayers. I thought about myself and how I was feeling, and got this visual:
and the remembered she became this woman:
how? Through this:
Remember I am a likener and we have been studying Lehi's dream lately. And I likened:
( the grace and strength that comes from Jesus Christ)
(the ocean is the justice of God, remember Moana says"Let her come to me.")
(the Savior, loving me, despite me)
(who I can be with the help of my Savior)
What a beautiful experience this morning!