Waiting for inspiration… is many things…

But mostly it is like waiting for water to boil and we all know that is just the best thing ever.  I have been wrapped up in my own plans, needs and ministry that I feel like I am out of touch with my creativity.  I still have it but it is being tapped with upcoming priorities.  I am caught up in the business of busyness.  I have started saying, “wow if only ______________ would happen I could ____________________”.  That is a frustrating place to be.

I do feel like my time and attention is on the right place right now, however it doesn’t lead to blog inspiration.  Probably waiting to blog after 2/3’s of our kids in bed doesn’t help either. 🙂

Are you in the same boat as me?  All the schedules, school, and new routines collide as we enter into fall.  My planner went from partly cloudy or a sprinkling of activities into a full-out “perfect storm” on some dates.  It is doable.  I have said no to many things, but for our fall to work it will take me organizing and setting my family up for success and less frustration.  I am the mom, right?  That is my role.  I am here as a loving infrastructure that is ready, able and willing to get on with each day.

That is the case for sure.  But tonight I am tapped and tomorrow I will be inspired earlier in the day I hope, so I can post fully and openly.

I am pooped!!!!  (Just trying to be open and honest… hope that helps someone out there)


About Kristin

I started this blog thing years ago in August 2011. I have made attempts to blog over the past three years of seminary, but it was like writing when drowning. But I have completed the bulk of my course work, so I know there is a God. I am currently in my capstone creation phase this fall. This allows me time to unravel a little and renew my passion for writing my ramblings. If you like what you read, share what it stirs in you or even share it with others. I write for you from me. A little about me... I have celebrated 16 years of wedded bliss and reality with my best friend for over 17 years. We have 3 wonderful kids that are all unique, amazing and different in their own way. Our first born is nearly a teenager. He loves talking, Scouts, reading, camping and science experiments. Our daughter is a decade old. She is our creative soul and a planner! She loves to spend time dancing, singing and nurturing/teaching her babydolls and us. She is very sweet to her brothers. Last but not least is our daring 6 year old red head boy. He broke the "Wooldridge Mold". He is the fastest runner, our busiest explorer, our deep philosopher and biggest joker, oh and he gives the best hugs. You know the long lingering kind that truly fuel your soul to sing. I have been a stay at home mom for nearly 13 years and I have found a groove that works for our family. (That grove doesn't mean I have it figured out. It just means I am good with asking for help and having my family help us survive.) Twelve years ago, I joined a local MOPS group and I have been the Coordinator for 1o years. This group has given me a chance to lead without working full time, support other women in my community and help refine my walk with God. I also attend Central Baptist Theological Seminary. I am pursuing a Masters of Divinity and loving every minute of it. I am currently working on my capstone project, which a ministry guide for the MOPS group I have lead for a decade. It will serve as a touchpoint for those in leadership and also as a sweet offering as my goodbye to meaningful work that touched every part of my life and taught me that I am called to pastor. My life isn't perfect as the paragraph above makes it seem. But I have traveled through those harder times and found strength and support through them. Hoping to use this blog as a spot to write my thoughts, feelings and stories as I keep on living life! God Bless you and keep you. We each need to remember the Divine is within each of us. Be kind to yourself and to others.

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