5 hours is not enough!
I woke up with the huge temptation to just grab a few of my "old" sunrise pictures and create a sunrise thought for the day using them. Really... why not? After all, I've been taking & saving sunrise photos for years and years. I have tons of pictures of the sun coming up over the ocean. Why not go with those :)
Fighting, once again, the overachiever, people pleaser, rule follower, driven person type that I am, I sucked it up. I put on real clothes & headed out to the field to see what I'd get this morning. As I said, I was physically exhausted from a restless night. So, I did what any abnormal person would do. I grabbed one of the small patio chairs & took it out with me IN TO the field. I then sat down and waited to see the show :)
This morning I fought the feeling... the temptation to make no effort at all with my post photos. But, I also extended a little grace to my old, tired self... sitting comfortable in a deck chair as I snapped one shot after another (on the iPad - see yesterday's post) in the newly harvested cornfield. I was worn out physically as I walked out of my house early this morning. But sitting in that chair watching the changes as the sun approached, broke and rose over the horizon, I became energized mentally, emotionally & spiritually. My thoughts today...
It's good to make an effort sometimes when you don't really feel like it.
It's good to extend grace to yourself - not just those around you.
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