Like many people, especially Jana, I find peace in the ocean. I could sit on the beach and watch the waves for hours. When I do this, my baseline level of calm realigns and I’m able to truly find bliss in holding hands with my husband and watching our children play in the surf and sand.
As I’ve rediscovered this pool of calm inside my soul, I recognize that I’ve been wound a little too tightly for the last few weeks (months?). The past few days have been particularly difficult as I find myself trying to control people around me, seeing my children as obstacles on my path, and being downright mean to the people I love for insignificant reasons. Two nights ago I timed myself out while making dinner becuase I really need to think about how Jesus would treat people. (Yes, I did chastise Mark for putting too much cheese on the pizza).Read More