22 March 2012

{faith} Life on Our Tiptoes

He wants to go play with those best-ever-friends, again. It’s only been a day. “Can we please go play with them again, Mom? Please?”

And I heard myself saying something about ‘too much of a good thing’ and ‘not wearing out our welcome’ and maybe even something like ‘we’ll get tired of each other if we hang out too often’.

Seriously?

I should have retraced my steps, balancing out my words with just a bit of optimism, but I didn’t. The negative words hung in the air — suspended for a moment in time — then evaporated as the kids ran off to find something else to do. [...]

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I'm writing over at 5 Minutes for Faith today -- to finish reading about living life more abundantly, click here.

How do you find yourself living life on tiptoe sometimes?