Life is weird right now. We are all staying home because the world is fighting this scary, yet invisible virus. I don’t know about you but I have my family following the rules and staying home and safe! In my mind everything is going on! My list is a mile long and my burden is heavy. Things are crazy! I am running on both ends and trying to do it ALL and keep it ALL together. But this week I stopped and saw the perspective from our children.
I saw that my daughter updated our calendar. I haven’t been updating it since all this Corona Virus started. Take a look.
And then a birthday.
And then nothing.
Our days are usually filled from before the sun rises until after the sun has set with school, work, practice, homework, lessons, etc. We are always on the go. So the word nothing is weird to us.
But what really got me was the word birthday in the middle of nothing.
It made me think. Life keeps going. And Lord willing it will keep going for all of us long after this pandemic. While I feel like everything is spinning out of control, the kids feel like they are being made to do NOTHING right now and their world has stopped!
So tonight I made cupcakes with the kids and planned a virtual birthday party. If we had not been on quarantine I would have paid for a cake at Walmart and paid to have a party at a bowling alley or something. But not this year. I am enjoying the moments in the middle of their nothing. We have time to make cupcakes from scratch. We have time to plan a fun party. We have time to laugh and be silly.
There will be smiles. Everyone can come to the virtual party. Because again nothing is happening.
And yet everything is happening around us. Everything that is out of our control.
So enjoy the moments happening in the middle of nothing! My prayer is that when the kids are grown they will remember the moments we made at home doing nothing and not the crazy, scary world that was happening all around us right now!
I hope you can find a way to do the same! ❤️