my april [top 10]

i can’t believe it’s already the end of april, & i have a 3-month-old daughter. wow. give me a sec to get over the surreality. lots of good things worth sharing from the last month, so here goes.

10. books on my nightstand:
>> persuasion by jane austen [a reread]
>> practicing resurrection by eugene peterson
>> a year of biblical womanhood by rachel held evans [a reread]
>> breaking dawn by stephanie meyer [a reread]

9. song stuck in my head:
>> “can you feel the love tonight” by elton john [i started playing disney pandora station for roo.]

8. mantra i repeat to myself all day long:
>> “just go with the flow.”

7. can’t-do-without accessory:
>> my newest “ring” — an extra pacifier for roo, to be hand on-hand [literally] at all times!

6. must-see tv [or netflix]:
>> still supernatural [on season 6 right now]

5. annual goal i’m most focused on:
>> writing for 1 hour every day [before roo wakes up!]

4. what’s working for me:
>> donald miller’s storyline productivity schedule — highly recommend! [i wrote about it here.]

3. latest addiction:
>> dr. pepper, always. [i even wrote a poem about it for national poetry month…]
>> golden oreos with chocolate creme filling — yummo!

2. heavy on my heart:
>> i have lots of friends who have recently lost parents or have one dying. they’re all older & ready to go, & their families are at peace, but it’s still hard.

1. most looking forward to:
>> honestly, my first mother’s day. [it’s a little bit of a sensitive topic, for me & for others, so i’ll just leave it at that for now.]


so, what’s new with you?

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