How do I know this?
Because I baked muffins on Sunday, cookies on Monday, and a quiche on Wednesday. All extracurricular food that we did not need for survival, which points to the fact that life must be developing a rhythm.
And I do believe it is, all the praise!
Instead of the postpartum ponderings, which I tend to partake of after each baby arrives wherein I plot and replot the course of my life and wonder at its purpose, my brain has let go. I think, in general, I’m back to living in my lane, which has opened me back to discover all sorts of mind blowing new things. You guys. SABBATH. How did I not know about this? I’ve thought several times about yakking about it on my IG stories but haven’t worked up the proper energy yet to do so. If you are on a sabbath journey or want to know what the heck I’m talking about, please get a hold of me so I can overflow to someone besides my parents and my two friends who are probably tired of me texting them about sabbath. haha.
I’m moving! Not very fast but this week I ran the FARTHEST I have ever run in my life. Drumroll please. Two point two miles. I was so happy I could have cried. I’ve really been working on this since the end of last year and to actually see and notice and feel progress is amazing. I was like, close to passing out just walking up killer hill behind us in January and this week I ran up 2/3s of it. I put Chris Tomlin in my pocket, praise God for the ability to move my body and then, towards the end, petition Jesus to keep me moving. I’m not sure where the Holy Spirit fits in here but I’m sure it does. Feel free to point out.
The twins. JJ Heller recently penned a new song with the lines, ‘Big magic in the mundane, big picture in a small frame. Everything is sacred when you take time to notice, big love happens in the small moments. And I’m saying it over and over to myself as I watch the babies on their bellies staring at each other or holding hands. Or see the big kids ‘climb’ their stuffed animals in a tree or, you name it. We’re in this brief and beautiful moment where Ivy is pretty much keeping up with Jack and Ev and the twins are not mobile and pretty content to just lay on a rug with some toys to roll over on.
Spring is here, we’ve had days upon days of sunshine and it’s filling me up.
Love and hugs.
P.S. Just for perspective sake. This was written an hour before Jack woke up the three littles screaming about a bunny and Ev took Ivy downstairs and got her some applesauce and Ivy didn’t like being told by Ev to carry it carefully to the table and then threw the bowl of applesauce at her sister. Just in case the sunshine and roses mentioned above were too much for you. haha. And for those who watched my IG stories, yes, Ev cleaned up the mess, but I put Ivy back in her bed to dwell on decisions, not Ev. haha.