–Nobody wants to gather around with people who despise you and who see you as a task to be checked off…They (our children) should see us laboring hard to make a beautiful life for them while not losing sight of them in it. This quote, along with Sarah’s book, Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler’s Guide to Unshakable Peace, has me rereading all those homeschooling books I read so long ago. I want to make sure my children’s education is not just one more thing to be checked off, unless they are a child that wants to check off the box.
Welcome to my weekly Daybook Online Journal. In this post I gather all the ordinary things that happen or are happening in my day to day.
I am a blessed and broken child of God. Part of me wants to tell others, “I’m doing the best I can. I’m sorry if it’s not good enough or pretty enough for you; let me fix that.” And the other part of me wants to shout, “I’m doing the best I can and if it’s not good enough or pretty enough for you…too bad.” Instead…see #4 above.