Recently I launched my website Marmee's Circle. I loved creating this website and imagining how I could inspire and be inspired by women, their products and their stories. I set out working on the website late at night while everyone slept and smiled with excitement (to myself). Did I mention that I had just had a baby?
I didn't stop there. I wanted a launch party where I would bring some of these awe-inspiring women together. We had a blast looking at the fruits of our labour. We savoured beautiful lip balms, hair pieces, paper art, knitwear and more! I should have just sat back and savoured the taste of our efforts at connecting and sharing. I didn't. Instead I was inspired to have a trade show. That is how She Made It! was born. I wanted everyone to see what I saw and experience the talents of our little town. Did I mention that I had just had a baby?
Then I started a second blog about homeschooling. Oh yeah I forgot to mention, at around the same time as the baby, website, launch, and trade show decision - I made the decision to home school our son! Wouldn't it be fun to record my trials and joys of homeschooling my "energetic" kindergartner? Oh yeah! By now you know that I just had a baby!
Recently I sat back and I thought, "What is wrong with you? Can't you just sit still and be bored for a while? You know, watch your new born's hair grow, chose nail polish colours, read a magazine, brush your hair... nap... you know...just breath?" Apparently that concept doesn't sit well with me. For some reason God created me with a desire to create. Whether it is a concept, website, meals, or a trade show, I was made to create.
When I feel anxious, angry, sad or frustrated, I write. When life overwhelms me with chaos and confusion I plan events and outings. It soothes me in a way I can't explain and brings me closer to the people I love.
Tomorrow Join me at (In)courage as a I share how God helped our family during a traumatic time.