Today. Was. Lousy.
Andrew went back to work, I had some work-drama, and dealing with the kids all day without an extra set of hands was a complex task, to say the least.
Late in the afternoon, I sent B to his room for some “Quiet Rest Time,” poured myself a glass of wine, turned on some Explosions in the Sky, and started in on the reading material for our new small group study.
(By the way, A and I started a rogue, non-church-affiliated small group with some good friends a few weeks ago.)
We’re starting in on a Bill Hybels study about “Getting a Grip” this weekend, and the reading was eye-opening to say the least. Among the tasks for this week is the assignment to create a pie chart of how we spend our time each week.
Mine needs some adjustments -
I can see spending the bulk of my time being a mom – home-making and spending time with the fam. I can also see that a big chunk is my freelancing career, since it’s a definite passion for me right now.
It seems distressing to me, though, how little time I spend on friendships and spiritual growth. It seems I could use more time in the gym, too!
This really takes me back to my post a few days ago about the kind of person I want to be in the new year. I’m so looking forward to continuing this study and seeing how I can balance all areas of my life!
What does your pie chart look like?