The next year, I joined because I realized how reluctant I was to just sit down and start writing. I am one of those kids who wants to wrestle with words and sentences, but I truly want them perfect from the beginning. So, when it is time to blog, I want it to be something useful, reflective, thought provoking..something relevant.
Last year, I used this blog to process through cleaning out our family's homestead and closing out a pair of lives that built an amazing legacy in the 90+ years of doing life. It is refreshing to look back at those posts, relive the days that I spent with my sister, and see my raw emotions from sharing this season with our families.
This year, I just HAD to do the challenge. I felt like my career and my heart needed to stop, sit still, wrestle with thoughts, and write. I decided to email the staff at our school to see if anyone would join me. My dear friend, Carol, has walked through this journey with me. It has been fun to have someone to share the struggles and joys of putting our thoughts down.
Over the years, March has turned into a refreshing month of growth. Pushing myself to write every day has changed the way I see daily writing time for my students. The writing process has been a cleansing reminder that my words are important, and I should share them.