Friday, 13 November 2015

Weary: Five Minute Friday



It is Friday night. My daughter is FINALLY asleep. My husband is out doing the grocery shopping (oh yes, I have an awesome husband!). After a busy day and a full week, I am weary. Today I don't see that as a negative. I am weary from serving an amazing bunch of ladies at MOPS, building relationships there. I am weary from putting myself out there to meet new people at a 2016 Kindy kids playdate. I am weary from wrestling through a very unexpected decision with God. I am weary from working in a job I love with people who build me up. I am weary from interrupted sleep and early mornings that are still a hundred times better than they used to be.

Those are some awesome things to weary me. There is a purpose to the weariness. It is there to remind me that God made me to need rest. He designed my body, mind and emotions to let me know when to stop and restore my body and soul. So tonight, I write. I read encouraging things. I drink yummy drinks and take time for me.

This post was written for the prompt word "weary" from Five Minute Friday.


11 comments:

  1. Love your perspective on this. I often think of being weary as a negative. But being weary can also mean that you have poured yourself out on worthy things! Have a great weekend.

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    1. Thank you! I hope you had a great weekend too.

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  2. Those are some awesome things to be weary over. Blessed to be your neighbor this week for FMF!

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    1. Thanks for stopping by Samantha. They are indeed.

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  3. I think many of us are feeling weary lately. May we all find time to rest. Visiting from FMF where I'm parked in the #6 spot.

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  4. I love how you find the light in the weariness! Keep it up!

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