dutch babies and acceptance

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I've been feeling more peace lately.  I'm not sure why, maybe the sun reminding me that warmth is returning.  Or maybe it is because I've been learning a valuable lesson.

To be passionate in the moment.

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I had to step away from the pressures and responsibilities that were overwhelming me for me to stop and choose what I wanted in the moment.   Stepping away from the things that scared me helped me see why I feared them and have since given me courage to work through my fears to become what I want.

Now I see my days with my daughters, my dreams, hard work, and fears as the only means to living a life of pure satisfaction.  I must taste the difficulty and beauty in living a life of passion.  A life of choices.  Each choice hopefully lived with such conviction that it changes and molds me daily.

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Passion. The passionate life is what I desperately hope my children take from observing their mother.  That I dream, I work, I make mistakes, I have fears, and I keep trying, never giving up on the power and importance of the moment.

It must be a lifelong quest.