Friday, December 29, 2006

Merry Christmas

Here is an attemnpt to get back into blogging...Life is pretty much all about baby here, which I totally love. I am engrossed by her, and so in love it literally takes my breath away. I can not beleive I have to go back to work in 3 weeks, but more on that later...

It was an interesting Christmas, very quiet and sort of surreal. I missed home more than ever, and as hard as that was it was good because it made me think about why we are here and not at home. I feel like Erin Brokovich at the part of the movie where the case is being taken away from her and she pours out about how it has become so much to her; its her time away from her kids, her all day everyday. It made me think about how I really need to make this count, and make it worth it; How can I make all these holidays away from home and not being there for family and friends worth it? Is just being here enough? Is saying 'God, I am giving up these things to be here for you' enough? I think so, in that I don't think that God has a 'to do' list that must be completed. It just makes you think about how each day is important, and everyday here is day not at home and so I should try and make it count. Especially with Gemma; she grows and changes everyday and time is flying by faster than ever.... You'll probably hear more about this issue as we move into the new year as I keep working through it, but anyway, Merry Christmas all!

1 comment:

Greg said...

Yeah, I think you're right -- it's not a check list. I, of course don't have it all figured out, but I'm leaning towards that it's the process of an experience/action that God wants from us. It can be the process that pleases God, or the process can change us to please God.