Nov 11, 2019
What's She Been Up To?
It’s been more than a year since my last (and first) post on this blog. I had such high hopes of posting weekly, biblical truths regarding womanhood, feminism, and juggling life as a working wife, but life got ahead of me.
To be honest, spending more than a year sitting on this blog made me think a lot about the purpose of this blog. More on that later.
So what happened in the year and seven months that I’ve been inactive on the blog? I got pregnant, gave birth, quit my job, and am now a stay-at-home mom. Being pregnant while commuting 30+ minutes to and from work was tough. By the time I got home all I wanted to do was eat dinner and relax with my husband. Blogging was the last thing on my mind.
My son is now 6 months old. He’s definitely a handful! He’s an early crawler (since 5 months), so my husband and I spend a lot of time pulling him away from “that dangerous corner” by grabbing a handful of his onesie. He sees it as a game, so he’s usually squealing with laughter as he tries to crawl away even quicker. We love him
Postpartum was tough for me. Those first 3 months with a newborn were truly sanctifying. I could no longer do anything I wanted at any given time. I had a whole life depending on me for nearly everything. Lots of sleepless nights and unpredictable days took a toll on me physically, mentally, and spiritually. Some days the sheer exhaustion was debilitating.
Things are a bit easier now. And that itch to start blogging has returned. I think when I first started this blog I had this idea that I would be a source of wisdom to other Christian women (and unsaved women sick of the status quo), but I don’t think I have much wisdom. I don’t have the wisdom of an older wife and mother who’s been on this Christian walk for decades. I see myself as more of the younger women of Titus 2:3-5, who the older women need to teach to love and care for their husband and children.
Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good. Then they can urge the younger women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to be kind, and to be subject to their husbands, so that no one will malign the word of God.
After thinking more about the purpose of this blog, I think I’ll just share my journey as a wife and new mom. The title of my blog is still suitable--Proverbs Pursuit. My pursuit toward biblical womanhood will be a lifelong journey. I pray I can chronicle that journey on this little space.