So I'm sitting down... Feet elevated... Blogging from my phone
why... Well because our computer is being stubborn and my hubalub is playing basketball at the church. But I'm desperate to blog... Maybe a little more worried that I might forget if I don't do it now :)
Question: why do so many of us (I'm guilty as well) focus on the negative and instead of trying to lift eachother up... We tear eachother down??
Does anyone know the answer to this?
Can I just say I am very sensitive to words... Hopefully I'm not reading too far into things.
I have just noticed that more and more people love to tell me how much I'm going to hate life after the babies come, that I'm never going to get out, never going to sleep, that I'm going to go crazy taking care of sooo many little ones, they don't know how in the world I'm going to manage... Yada yada yada.
Do they really think that these thoughts haven't crossed my mind?
I can tell which individuals really care about me and want me to succeed and feel great about life. These are the ones who continually tell me... Haylie you are going to be great, think of how much fun it's going to be for Larkyn, everything will be fine... You get the point right? Christ like individuals who love and have charity ... These are the things they say. It is so hard for me not to stress and it's so hard for me to not dwell on the negative... especially when at almost every corner someone brings up the bad. I know it seems silly to be so concerned over something that maybe be minimal to some, but again its hard not to be concerned when the bad lingers.
I really appreciate my confidence boosters... The ones who genuinely care. These are my angels. It's because of their kind words that I can get through everday.
Then there is Christ. Tonight we had an amazing relief society activity/ musical focused on the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Christ. It is amazing to know that when I am loaded with my burdens, doubts, fears to the point of wanting to give up... I can turn to him. He will and does help me everytime... Even when I don't feel worthy of his love, he is there willing to help lift my burdens. It is because of him and the angels in my life that allow me to look in the mirror every morning and say... I can do this. I always have to remind myself that Heavenly Father will never give us a challenge or trial that we can't handle. What a comfort.
I have enough faith in him that I trust him and after all... in the premortal life He probably sat me down and said "Haylie, these are your children, these are the challenges you will face, Do you accept this challenge" :)
And because I stood by His side and trusted him then... I am here today still trusting and enduring.
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