I used to think the opposite of control is chaos.  But it’s not.  The opposite of control is surrender.

-Erin Loechner


smack in the heart

Today, it finally happened. All of the nerves, excitement, sadness, and general sense of being overwhelmed hit my 7-year-old son smack in the heart. It came out of no where. 5 minutes into on our daily walk to school, he looked up to me and my husband and said, “I feel like crying, but I don’t know why.” And then the tears came and would not stop.