It’s okay to stop doing and just be.
I can’t seem to help it. I start every school year, every calendar year, every break (Christmas and Spring), and ever summer vacation with a to do list and a plan. It’s just how I roll. I know it’s annoying to some, but it’s bigger than me. I. Can’t. Stop.
This summer break feels different, though. God is definitely up to something, but I’m not going into the why today… I am simply excited about the results. This year, for the first time, my goal is simply to be. Be still. Be quiet. Be happy. Be. Just Be.
We canceled a vacation and decided to just take each moment as it comes. This is so foreign to me. You know what? I think I like it! I’m sleeping better, laughing more, and hanging out with my favorite people. More time on the patio, more time talking to my people, more cooking, more reading, more music, more going with the flow- – this may just be my favorite break ever. So, to all of my friends who have begged me to calm down already…you were right. This is good. Will this last? I can’t see this continuing when school starts, but I’m willing to try.
What are your summer plans? I’d love to hear. As always, I wish you MUCH joy!
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