Few set out to choose that path, it's just the way it is. Most struggle financially, with loneliness, with decision making, with faith...
I am so inspired by the homes they've created. Some have opened heart and home to foster parenting, some drop everything when the working spouse returns- some are waiting for miracles. Changed lives. Only Jesus can change a person's heart. Try as we may, our best bet is to pray like crazy.
For us when dad's gone it looks like this. Everywhere.
So the sink looks like this.
But we do a lot of this ...
Charis found the dress up stuff and demands I play music all day so she can twirl.
Yes. Maam, Queenie Charis
And we eat this for dinner. Yes, we do. And cereal. Although today we had salads.
Bacon, lettuce and spinach and ranch and tomato (from my garden!) I'll post pictures of those soon.
But I have a hard time sleeping. So I often let the kids sleep with me :)