Something wonderful is happening right now as I type. Jackson went to Mother's Day Out today, where he took a measly one hour nap. That's good for MDO, but compared to the three hours of sleep he gets by way of naps on a normal day, THAT IS NOT ENOUGH. He has been shaking his afternoon nap a lot lately and it is impossible to get him down in the late afternoon after MDO. Today he was so fussy and nothing would help. Not tater tots. Not strawberry limeade. Not a bottle. Not Beckham licking him. Nothing. So I held him with his head on my shoulder while checking my work email and he fell asleep. Amazing. He's napping in his crib even now. The Lord loves me.
Speaking of the Lord, He is giving me some quiet time victory. I've said this before, but if before having a baby you had told me I would end up struggling with this in my adulthood, I would not have believed it. I thought myself long past that. Ha! I've learned not to put anything beyond myself.
Anyway, I got a new devotional book that is big and pretty with awesome thick paper with rough edges. It has all my favorite elements: a daily Scripture portion to look up, several (PAUSE: NAP IS OVER) questions to journal answers to, a devotional reading, and a prayer journal area. It's called David: 90 Days With a Heart Like His. I am only sharing this in case you're also needing some quiet time victory and you happen to like this format.
Doesn't it look cool? It's huge and it has an old feel to it.
If you have a favorite quiet time book, let me know. Maybe I'll make a list for when my 90 days are over.
Also, I'm taking suggestions for the best Christian fiction novel EVER! I'm planning on catching up on some reading this summer. Possibly even on a Mexican beach in, oh, 20 days. I've already read most of Francine Rivers (please go buy the Mark of the Lion trilogy RIGHT NOW). I'm not feeling very Amish right now, so maybe not that genre.
Baby Boy needs me. See ya.