Day 227: Space and Time

Happy Sunday and Day 227 of Another 100 Days of Hannah …and Counting, y’all!

Well guys, I survived a full weekend of CE. Whoop! Sixteen hours complete! Thankfully, the weekend was much less painful than I had anticipated – thank you to anyone and everyone who said prayers that I would retain my sanity. (Though, I guess that would imply that I have it in the first place… which is quite honestly still up for debate. In any case, blogging.

This evening, after finishing today’s eight hours of lecture, I pretty solidly contemplated returning back home. I mean, sleeping in my own bed? Starting tomorrow morning with my home routine? It sounds pretty appealing. As the evening progressed though, I decided to stick around another night and head home tomorrow.

Admittedly, whenever I make decisions like this, I feel a little bit.. irresponsible. I mean, yes, it would be more financially savvy to stay for less time, make quick trips, etc, etc. However, what may be best for the wallet, isn’t necessarily best for life.

In short? I’m (slowly) learning the value of taking time and making space. I’m learning to find joy in the moments of quiet, learning to take a step back from my constant rushing around and simply sit in the silence. I’m learning to let go of my need to do, in exchange for the privilege to just… be.

I’ll admit – it’s not always easy. In fact, most of the time, it’s not all that easy. However, it’s definitely worth it. It’s worth it to be able to breathe. It’s worth it to choose intentionality. It’s worth it to prioritize health and growth.

So, for tonight, why don’t you take a step back, clear the schedule, forget about doing, and just be?

Catch y’all tomorrow,