“How’s it going? – A New Year? A New Day?” – question asked.
“Oh the same old, same old,” comes the cliched same old answer.
And it sounds so glass-half empty – so not new – so already faltering outside the New Year gate.
Sometimes, even on a shiny New Year day, that’s how I feel.
Laundry still piled up. Hungry mouths to feed. Teens still angsting – just maybe over different things. Trying to grow where I’m planted, though I find myself sometimes surprised about exactly where I am.
There’s a lot of same old, same old in my life . . . . I might be living in a same old, same old 24/7 world – but I am learning to live it with a mercies-renewed-each-morning attitude. Not like a one-time gift that we have to make last – with crazy glue and duct tape.
Won’t you join me over at The Mom Initiative for the rest of this post. I am so excited to start my New Year there today!