I had a very quiet day today.
A dear friend reminded me of encouragement I had gotten
when I blogged about feeling that I would not be
I see that I have written about it again, here.
I am learning that I can slow down,
that I can take days I need to rest so that I am better
able to handle my week.
I am seeing how much gentleness and space each person needs;
I know that I am not perfect, that I don't always do the best
for others or even myself.
But I hope I am learning.
Today I baked a chicken,
am baking potatoes,
I am thinking always of my writing,
of my long list of things to do.
But I am trying not to let the long list produce a
need to do things when the best thing to do is rest.
I got a new cookbook today, from a dear friend;
I hope to make the flour-less cake sometime soon, if God so grants.
But I knew, today, that it was OK to rest, be quiet...