Last night when Addie and I arrived home, I was overwhelmed with a heart of gratitude. Walking into our home (or maybe the better word is "barreling" as I can hardly fit in our stairwell carrying 4 bags and the baby carrier) last night I almost couldn't believe that this is where life is. Who am I to deserve such a beautiful home, baby, husband, family and friends?
Over the weekend we did a lot of reminiscing. There are so many things that we have all done together and I wouldn't trade them for the world..but with complete honesty I can say that I have never been more happy than at this very stage in life. Even with the sleepless nights, poop blowouts, heavy workload, and endless demand of cleaning and yard work: I wouldn't trade a moment of it for anything.
And during these times that I'm overwhelmed with gratitude, I don't know what to do. How can I possibly express my heart with actions and words? Nothing would do it justice.
So each morning I will wake and humble myself, I will give thanks to the God of the Heavens, the Creator and Ultimate Giver of it all. I'll be unworthy of all of these blessings in my life. I will strive to be generous. I will aim to be abundant in love, though at my most it would only be a fraction of that that is shown to me each day. And after it all, I will continue to be overwhelmed with gratitude. What a beautiful thing.