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My best is enough

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Friends, I have been thinking…
My mind wanders A LOT when I’m walking alone and each time my walk is over, I come to the same conclusion…

When I start to question and perseverate on the little things as a mom, wife, daughter, sister and friend, I have to take a step back and recognize I’m trying each day to be my best self and that is truly all I can do.

And I bet some of you are doing the same.
Actually, I KNOW you are doing the same, trying your best each and every day but questioning if it’s enough.

No matter what kind of day it is…

On the days flowing smoothly, I do my best to keep the momentum going, crossing my fingers it will not waver. It is enough.

On the days filled with hardships, I do my best to find solutions and move forward praying for a change in the day. It is enough.

Some days I’m over come with overwhelming emotions, of feeling inadequate, but once again, I keep trying my best. It may take some convincing from my hubby or BFF to move along and lots of reassurance but I keep putting one foot in front of the other. It is enough.

There are many days I feel my kids despise me for decisions I make which don’t fit their agenda or wants, but again I’m trying my best to parent them and the big picture is my foundation. It is enough.

You see friends, I’m not searching to BE the best… and I know you’re not either…

We simply want to know we tried each day and we can confidently lay our head on the pillow each night with no regrets.

That’s all… that’s all I want.
A life with no regrets.

Maybe it’s what you want too?

So as I wander along, placing one foot in front of the other, I welcome with open arms each day and all it will bring to me.

The ugly and the hard mixed with the peaceful and smooth.
The loving and endless hugs combined with eye rolls and sighs.
The boring and mundane bonded together with impulsive excitement and new adventures.

Each day enhances my life, takes me to a deeper level of understanding and allows me, once again, to try to be my best for myself and those around me.

So as I keep walking this road, my mind will continue to wander and wonder with the hope of no regrets.
We owe it ourselves.

It truly is enough.


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