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A burden of exhaustion born of late nights and sickness beckoning with every sneeze and cough and runny nose I wipe. I press my Letter of joy across his forehead to feel for fever when he appears in the darkness I finally found nestled in my pillow, my legs slipping bare to the coolest spot and stilling there to rest.
I press my lips to the top of his hair and whisper prayers for a healthy body. My last thoughts before sleep finds me are for my boy to be whole.
Some days wear a soul. Some souls wear their days like a heavy cloak, like the weight of the world is crushing them to earth, bound down to dust where we all started.
Today my husband could see my tipping point and he whisked the older kids out and left me with Nehemiah curled up by my side watching Wallace and Grommet. And I attended to my online world. And then day is night and the weariness won.
I am sitting in my bed staring at the screen. There are no words or thoughts and everything is rambling and difficult, fragmented thoughts and displaced ideas. My mind feels both frenzied and dull, ideas and words crashing into each other and spilling across my screen haphazardly.
It feels like chaos and defeat. Absence here is nothing new. So I write to my people. I admit how weariness has won, almost wondering if inspiration will strike me in the comments.
I vox my friend Kathi and tell her all my angsty melodramatic feelings. She loves this so much. And then I hid it deep in my pocket because the kids were still up and sharing was not an option.
And then we take a bunch of selfies and I am remade. My kind people, my blessing, my great abundance. I love you all and I am going to bed now.Newsletter Archives. The monthly Sing For Joy newsletter contains a letter from the program's host, Pastor Bruce Benson, along with a listing of music selections for each program and the corresponding scripture readings.
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This red and green design is perfect for a traditional Christmas letter, and looks adorable packaged in a . Evangelii Gaudium, Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis, 1. The joy of the gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus.
Those who accept his offer of salvation are set free from sin, sorrow, inner emptiness and loneliness. I spied a beautiful decorated door in the pages of Garnet Hill and knew I had to create my own Garnet Hill Inspired Moss JOY Letters Place the wooden letter on the back of the moss cut out.
Remember to allow for the 1 inch allowance when cutting to cover the sides in the next few steps. There is an invigorating joy that breathes through the length of the entire epistle to the Philippians; there was something special about this particular church that made the heart of St.
Paul swell with gladness. Day #11 An Open Letter to the Abundance. I carry weariness in my bones like a knowing. A burden of exhaustion born of late nights and sickness beckoning with .