A week of waves

This week, my friends and I kicked off sharing our Wavemaker Mission. Our group grew from 15 to over 300 in less than two weeks, with members all over the world. We are completely awed and humbled by this, as well as driven to continue spreading messages of hope that are clearly needed.

October is typically difficult for me. This one isn’t different, but I’ve had our event to distract me and pour into – there is comfort in sharing your story, knowing you have encouraged someone else. Even so, as the week draws to a close, I am mentally and physically exhausted. Yet, I’ve also learned it is okay to be honest with myself and set firm boundaries that give me permission to take care of myself. Sometimes that means taking a nap. Other times it means hiding for a little while, either somewhere at home or by running an errand alone. These little breaks help me surf the waves. 

We fill our weeks with school, friends, and service. My goal as a mom is to teach my children to focus on Loving God by loving and serving people. One way we do this is “Wavemaker Wednesday” (which is a renaming of Ray Higdon’s Wealth Wednesday). My kids’ favorite way to make waves is dollars in diaper boxes or formula cans. This week, I made a note to go with it.

May be an image of one or more people and text that says 'Wavemaker Wednesday Cards Add a message of your own, insert your gift and make waves! You can purchase 20 for $10 including shipping. Outside Wendy painted this surfer years before our mission began. We honor her memory while making waves in the lives of others. Inside Wavemaker Wednesday Once upon time two girls from the country, na town without stoplight decided share with everyone they met. They lived lives fullest, the lonely and helping others Their ives were short, 6anc years those year made waves he oters. continue that hope this blessing brightens day. The Hope Dealing Wavemakers www.WavemakersLife.com'

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