(scene: Sitting at Panera after getting two signed applications from a new client and sipping my green tea on the patio enjoying this gorgeous day for a few minutes before I go into the office and just feeling happy)
May is a great month for me! For the first time in over a month I'm feeling really optimistic about life. Business is picking up so my finances feel much more comfortable. The weather is GORGEOUS (I forgot how wonderful the sun on my face makes my spirit feel). My sweet, lovely little boy has been snuggly and affectionate. Joseph is constantly reminding me of his existence by thumping around inside my ever expanding tummy. My comfy little women's group at the church that embrace me with prayer and support. A family who knows exactly what I need at the right time. And friends who 'listen to the call' and make sure that my Mother's Day is special. I am surrounded by love on all sides and it truly lifts me up and makes me a better mother, daughter, businesswoman, and friend.
I was chosen to be this month's "Spotlight Member" at Have Your Way With Paper !!! My favorite website and web community. The ladies there are AMAZING, talented, supportive and all around wonderful and I am SO blessed to have each and every one of them in my life. I have been so humbled by this honor, which includes my own forum letting me comment on my work at various stages, and answer all kinds of fun questions from my girls. I can't believe I get to meet most of you in a little less than a month! WOW! I couldn't ask for better friends!!!
I get to go to Kansas City this weekend for my lovely friend Heather's med school graduation. I'm so proud of her I could just piddle - I have never known someone who has been so dedicated to a goal and makes it happen no matter what. She is a phenomenal doctor, friend, mother and wife. Congratulations my love! I can't wait to have the whole "core four" together again. Nobody celebrates better than my ladies. Jackson is coming down with me and we're going swimming at the hotel and going to see Grandma Marcia too! It's going to be a fantastic weekend!!!
This is the day that the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it! Have a wonderful weekend all of you and Happy Mother's Day to those of us blessed with babies!