Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Tuesdays Unwrapped--#2

I hesitate to even say this out loud (or in type)

but I am not stressed this holiday season.



I could follow that up with a "yet",

assuming that it is only December 10th and I haven't planned the 

Christmas Eve meal 

or Christmas Day breakfast 

but those thoughts don't produce even a distant hint of stress. 


It will get done, 

just like all the gifts on order will arrive

and get wrapped,

and the crafty gifts I want to make

will. get. made.

So on this Tuesday,

just 14 days from Christmas Eve,

I will unwrap this peace.




Because we woke up this morning to a lot more snow than we were expected to get and cars needed scraped and driveways shoveled


and Ellie was so congested we kept her home from school and when I called the attendance line at school I left my MAIDEN name that I haven't had in almost 18 years

then I left the name of the wrong daughter

which I clumsily corrected and then hung up.

But today, STILL

I have PEACE



and I am going to enjoy it.


4 comments:

  1. Oh, that peace is such a gift isn't it? I am laughing at your phone call because between my years of working in a clinic, and before the medical transcription, I spent a lot of time subbing in our local junior high school office. I spent a lot of time doing the attendance and fielding those calls from frazzled parents (or students trying to impersonate their parents!)and, trust me, it could have been worse haha.

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  2. Mindy,

    So glad to know it could've been worse! Ha! I bet you have some stories to tell of your time working those phones! I told my husband it must've been because I was thinking of our anniversary coming up MOnday! :)

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  3. I'm with you on this one...trying not to stress but enjoy the important elements of the holiday instead of focusing on all the "work."
    God bless you,
    Gail

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  4. Thanks, Gail! I so enjoy reading your blog posts!

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