This past week has been packed with incredible 'writing prompts' for me... yet little time to write about them, of course. But I've even got a good hiking analogy in my head this time - to describe the ongoing personal challenges I've had to work through for many many months prior to the more recent milestone of feeling 'inner peace' in spite of them... then tie all that stuff to the simple rightness of the series of events this past week... I'll write more soon, and in plain talk - pinky promise!
Meanwhile, just zoom in on these faces!! Should I change my header photo to this one?
See what i mean? *PRICELESS PICS* I love looking at their expressions and seeing their genuine fun moment! - This stunt was totally unplanned. They were hanging out on the driveway - just teasing, playing, and contently waiting while Ashley was taking pictures of the King & I & Cohen (Over in our side yard/Ben patio). I'm sure one thing quickly led to another, then Ashley jumped right on it, (she 'carped' her op) and 'caught them' feeling pleased w/ their clever accomplishment!! -
Good Times. Although we all really do enjoy each other most of the time, any one of them will tell you that the level of contention in our household is TOO high TOO often! We go up and down in our determination to remove the continual contention... But I reread 2 of my favorite parenting scriptures today - they always fill me with renewed determination (at least until a fight breaks out).
...And ye will not suffer your children that they go hungry, or naked; neither will ye suffer that they transgress the laws of God, and fight and quarrel one with another... But ye will teach them to walk in the ways of truth and soberness; ye will teach them to love one another and to serve one another.
*FYI* I'm just referring there to my comment on FB last week about GOOD Photography/ers