Over the past few weeks I have been saddened to see posts on facebook that people are posting about their kids returning to school. You know, the one's like "My kids are driving me nuts, I am so ready for school to start" and "I need some 'me time', come on school!". I have pondered these posts and thought to myself "Boy, I am glad I don't feel that way about my kids". Then, it happened. Facebook has a new feature that shows you your posts from that day a year ago. Today mine from last year made me catch my breath, and made me extra sad. This is what it said: (screenshot)
I can just praise the Lord that I am in a different place than I was then. I am so excited about school to start here at our house on the 29th, but it has nothing to do with getting my children out of my hair. It has to do with the time we will spend together learning and growing and being together.
Here are my two other status updates from later that day: