Today I was reminded again of the enormous blessing in my life of being able to be present for my babies.
In this picture there is a box of toys in the corner. Do you see them? I had been trying different things to be able to work from home. I sold Discovery Toys for a bit . . that was not for me! Those are toys I hadn’t sold yet.
The desire of my heart was to be present for my babies. I prayed for this. I had no idea how this would work. But I knew that God could use me, use my preparations, use my heart, use my mind, and use my faith. I knew God could somehow get thru my stubborn head and show me how he could make this work! Psalm 37:4 says “delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” I knew God could do this. And I knew I would do whatever I had to do to make it work!
This picture was my first office. I had two kiddos. I started classes to learn to be a real estate appraiser right after kiddo number 2 was born. Soon after this, I had moved in to a closet in the living room, so I could work and be there with the kiddos.
Today I got up, took two of my kiddos with me in to the office. One kiddo worked. One kiddo did their homeschooling while I worked and had two meetings. Once schooling was done, I went to my house appointments and got to the cross country meet of another kiddo just in time to watch him run. When I got home, I got to chat with my fourth kiddo about her day.
Tonight I am feeling very blessed that God knows the desires of my heart and has blessed me beyond what I could have imagined to let me be present for my kiddos and help support our family ❤️ There will never be anything greater or more precious to me in this life ❤️