I left the other half of the watermelon on my kitchen island just in case my family wanted any more. Mr. Incredible obviously needed just a spoon full....see the hole in the watermelon? But I loved how the light of the candle fell on the watermelon and so I snapped a photo. It kind of signifies the light of summer is quickly dimming and coming to an end.
Last week, I wasn't ready for summer to end...this week, I'm starting to get ready for school to begin. I've been dreading it mostly because Rachel leaves for college, but I might as well be getting my heart ready because like it or not, she will be going, and school will be starting soon.
Don't get me wrong, I am so excited for her newest adventure with the Lord. She will have so many amazing opportunities, and I will be excitedly waiting to hear about each one, I'm just not ready for this precious one to leave the nest. A new milestone in our family life for sure. But, it just came too quickly!
I am ready for routines again. I know our calendar will be quite busy with Hannah being in high school. Our days will be filled with cross country, band, basketball (yippee!), school, photography, etc. And part of me is longing for routine again.
It took me the longest time to find my groove and to embrace the ease of summer, but I have fully embraced it. I am so thankful to have had it, but I'm ready to do what God has called me to do. I'm ready to step into my classroom and see all that God has in store for me, for my students, and for my family this year. Are you getting ready for school? Are you facing any new milestones this year too?