I want to make something crafty (it seems like it has been ages!) but the only bit of crafty I have been able to get to is how to artfully stack that precarious pile of clean dishes to dry without them all tumbling down.
I want to lose weight but I want to remember that caring too much, worrying too much, or despising myself because of it is vanity.
I want to like how I look on the outside less than I like how I look on the inside.
I want to go on a date with my husband, but think waking up to his arms around me will do for now.
I want to remember to make another batch of homemade toothpaste.
I want to be as thankful for the hard times as the easy ones.
I want to walk into the bathroom and NOT see that everyone forgot to flush the toilet...again.
I want reading the Bible for MYSELF to come easier for me.
I want to paint with watercolors.
I want to stop getting discouraged when I fail and just try again with a smile, being encouraged that I am trying. And that counts for something.
I want to get a letter in my mailbox. And have time to catch up on a few.
I want starting new habits to be easier. Like waking up early. It is so worth it.
I want Matt to find encouragement as he waits for his business to prosper. It will, Mattie! It will!
I want to show you my herbs and my garden. I will. NEXT WEEK!
I want to feel the blessings of God, even when they look more like curses.
I want those scowl lines in my forehead to disappear and to keep the happy wrinkles.
I want to thank whoever put that ten dollars in my car mirror today. Dad?
I want to make cheese. And yogurt. And frankly, I am tired of waiting on myself.
I want to remember Judah's gorilla crawl. And how cute he is when he tackles you.
I want to find the camera battery that disappeared on me.
I want 'trusting' to be easier to do than it is.
I want to make myself something that is stylish. That I don't have to iron. and that flatters.
I want to make an herbal medicine kit.
I want the childrens' room to tidy itself before morning.
I want to count it ALL joy,
even when I don't get what I want.