Tuesday, July 5, 2011
i woke early over the weekend, i had a project that needed doing. despite family colds and lack of sleep...this one was at the top of the list. little bits slept in as she often does curled up next to papa and i centered myself for some peaceful painting, with a side of *strong arms*. it was a wonderful quiet time in all this busy-ness around us which is getting the house ready for playschool, ready for us to live in it, the yard work and the stress that has crept up on us in these past few weeks.
i didn't think of any of that, i washed it away with thoughtful brushstrokes. i thought only of the children who might come to my house to be looked after and to just be. it felt like sacred work, and a slice of secret time carved out in the early morning was just the thing i needed.
at the risk of sounding overly silly, it was a wonderful way to start out the next chapter, the one where we settle in, have some summer fun and look forward to the fall with much excitement!