Wednesday, April 23, 2014

What Do You Do When You Have Nothing Left to Give, But You Can’t Quit?

October 8, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, Encouragement, Interruptions

You rest…

That’s what I did yesterday afternoon, after I prepared lunch and several meals for my family for this week. After I cleaned the dishes and kitchen with little help from my “busy” family. After I helped with homework and did some “dance therapy” not caring who walked in while I was Cha Cha-ing in the hallway.

I rested.

To be more exact, I napped. Then I woke and went back to the grind of housework, homework, and family care.

Did I have writing projects that needed attention.? Yes.

Were there deadlines creeping up next week? Yes.

Was I mentally wiped to paste together a coherent thought or two when I finally found the time to write? YES!

So I rested some more by going to my “happy place” on Pandora and doing a mindless task of clearing out my inbox.

It’s all I could do.

But today is a new day. And today I will be back on schedule, rested!

Will there be interruptions and demands on my time, emotions, and energies? Yes!

Will I be able to deal with it? Yes, because I am a writer…interrupted. This is the life I am called to, and since I can’t quit, I’ll just keep moving forward…after I rest.

How about you? How are you feeling this Monday?

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