Occasionally, one's spouse says wise things.
Something I'm Thankful For: The kindness of others. When I first posted about this blog, a friend asked if she could help in any way. I asked her if she could host my family for a Shabbat lunch, since we have not been invited out very much this summer. It turned into a day long event, and many friends ended up stopping by the house we were at, so we got to catch up with a lot of friends. The kids also were occupied the whole day, so it was an all-around successful day.
Challenge O' The Day: Overcoming my own exhaustion to begin hosting a big Shabbat meal again. I like doing it, but between the finances and missing being in NY over the summer to have meals by our families, I’ve been focusing on what we’ve been lacking rather than the positives that we do have.
Lesson Learned: “You either make it happen, or you don’t” – Hubby, to me after rattling off all the reasons why it would be more difficult now hosting people for a Shabbat meal.
Daily Insight: There are a lot of things on my plate these days, the not being able to work taking up the most space. But I can’t forget to live. I’ll try to take hubby’s words to heart, and try not to let my life go by without forgetting to make things happen.