I am perfect at being imperfect.
My name is Renee and I am perfect at being imperfect!
I realized that I was perfect at being a parent until I had kids! That’d be me…all the thoughts…”when I’m a parent I won’t do… x…y…z” Now I’m the parent that others have probably scoffed at and I’m ok with that! I’ve got three little ones in tow and dog that is constantly underfoot 🙂 just like my kiddos!
I realized I was a perfect Catholic until faced with any daily struggle! It’s always easy to say but then there’s the challenge to live out what you believe! God always has a plan to stretch us and help us grow closer to Him, which is a timeless struggle.
I realized I was a perfect health nurse/health coach until I physically faced challenges I never had before experienced! Enter in…food allergies…diastasis recti …and a uterine prolapse…all post-baby phenomenas.
I realized that I knew all about how I wanted my homeschooling days to go (after all I did experience it myself in high school as I was homeschooled) until I tried to homeschool my own children…now I am on the search for how to fit homeschooling into my day of keeping the house in one piece, tackle dishes, laundry, library trips, sports, homesteading, and of course being a mom, wife and friend!
So this is my journey…the imperfect and messy journey with the ups and the downs and the dark and hopefully the light side of it!
I still haven’t figured this journey out and that’s ok…I realize that my journey is not your journey…nor should it be. But take courage! You’re not alone in what you are facing. There are days that I totally get bogged down in the tasks, fall short in my parenting skills (and am not that zen chill momma), and even despise this body which feels like it is falling apart.
But I refuse to give up and rather I will try to boast of my failures…as these stumbles will help for the next step for this journey! St Paul’s writing in Romans said to “boast of our afflictions, knowing that affliction produces endurance, and endurance proven character, and proven character hope, and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out into our hearts…” Romans 5:3-5
I hope this little blog can be a launching step for you to rejoice in your journey and who knows maybe you’ll find a tidbit that works for you!