Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Day 16.

It's 6:42pm, and I haven't blogged yet today.  Normally, I wouldn't care, as I'm a firm believer in don't write just for the sake of posting.  But I've challenged myself to write every day in October, and I will NOT fail today.

Today was a day when I really just didn't feel like I had anything to write about.  Well, that's not entirely true.  I have plenty to write about but, I'm just not ready to yet.  Other ideas I had required some planning and pictures I hadn't taken.  So, I was kind of stuck.  I was also busy at work, so I didn't have a lot of time to sit down and stare at a blank screen and wait for inspiration to come.  But the last 24 hours have been a little eventful for me.

I reconciled with a friend that I had been frustrated with.

I had my favorite taco salad for lunch.

I got a new adoption client and am helping her adopt a girl from Bangladesh.  
(My first international adoption case!)

I moved from anger to sad in the stages of grief and had a meltdown on my way home from Bible study last night.

I came home to a kitchen that had been thoroughly cleaned and dishes washed thanks to my awesome husband.

The words that God gave me to encourage someone else ended up speaking to me.

I read a lot of case law and treatises on search and seizure for a motion I need to file soon.

And we had cake today at work for Boss' Day!  (Lucky for everyone that I wasn't in charge of the party because I didn't know that it was Boss' Day until the cake arrived...)

It's been a good 24 hours.  I'm growing and I'm learning about myself.  And that's why I'm blogging every day this month.

4 comments:

  1. I LOVE coming home to a clean house!! Or flowers... Or dinner... ;-)

    Delicious taco salads are THE BEST.

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  2. great post and way to keep your challenge going!

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  3. Yay for an adoption case! I was an adoption social worker for 5 years and LOVED it so much. I miss it a lot and hope to expand my private practice to do more adoption counseling in the future. And I can't seem to motivate/find time to blog these last couple of days. Blame it on baseball. I've been busy watching games and staying up too late.

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  4. Wow, lots of ups and downs and craziness!!! But hey...cake makes everything good ;)

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