Showing posts from December, 2015

A Day of Promise

When I woke up this morning, I had no idea that I would be closing down my day with such an abundance of gratitude in my heart. I woke up earlier than I would have liked on an overcast Saturday morning. Today is the first official day of Christmas vacation. Not only do the kids and I get a break from homeschooling, but Daddy (who is a teacher) is home with us too. I tried to burrow back into the covers, but my brain would not shut off with all the things I wanted to get done today. So, I put on a cute outfit  yoga pants and a sweatshirt and enthusiastically cleaned the bathroom fired up the coffee pot, and got my day started. Since I was up and I could see the feral hungry look in the cats' eyes (and heard the bellowing from the goats, cackles from the chickens and shenanigans from the dogs), I decided to let my family sleep and do their chores. I walked outside and literally gasped aloud. In front of me was the most gorgeous double rainbow spanning the sky. I ran ba