Sunday, May 2, 2010

Motivate Me Monday - Carpe Diem

Fifth Street Palace

Tomorrow is my birthday. I will be 28. I have been thinking about my life.
What do I do every day?
How am I living?
What do I want to do?
How do I want to live?

There is a a vinyl decal on my kitchen wall that says:

Carpe Diem Seize the Day.
 That is what I want.  I want a life where the first think I think of when I wake up is praying, not checking my email.  I want to be excited about playing with my children, not blog comments.  I want to use my time to be with the ones I love and worshiping my Lord, I want to sew, I want a home that is tidy and organized.  I want life abundantly. 

Abundant life does not happen at a computer keyboard.  

So I am unplugging for the week.  I will still schedule some of my blog posts, but I will not be checking for comments.  I hope to spend at least one day of this week on a hiatus with God.  Just He and me.  I hope to spend time teaching and playing with my children and letting them know that they are so much more precious to me than internet land.  I plan to fall in love with my husband and serve him in our home.  I hope to actually use my new routine.

I plan to really LIVE!!!

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4 comments:

Terra said...

I hope you have awonderful week! That quote always reminds me of my all time favorite movie -

Mel said...

Happy Birthday!!!

Jackie said...

I pray you have a blessed week. :-)

Kelli said...

What a wonderful Birthday present to give yourself and your family!
And such a thoughtful post! I think we all could take heed to this advice!
Blessings friend,
Kelli @ SustainingCreativity

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