Saturday, October 13, 2012

Homemaking Thoughts

I used to feel so trapped in the walls of my home. Kids running, hubby wanting, time is ticking and the day drags on oh ...so..... slow. I felt like I was not living. In the sense of , is this what my life really comes down to? I'm just changing diapers, cooking meals, and cleaning for the rest of my days? Wow... how depressing I thought.

I don't know what happened, I don't know at all, but I woke up one day and saw things differently. I think it was all those motivational blogs. I began to see my purpose in a new light.

I do more in my home than I imagined. Really, think about what we do in our home. We feed the hungry, not only their bellies but their minds. We love and nurture them, helping them to grow into loving individuals who will love and nurture their own children one day inshaAllah.

I have a purpose, and if I do these things well in my home, I have then helped add a person to society that will make it better beithnillah! WOW talk about a lot on my shoulders... I went from thinking I was carrying nothing, to holding a bolder :) mashaAllah but with the help of Allah I can carry the bolders the best way possible.  I'm 29 with five children, I use them as my inspiration alhamdulilah homemaking has allowed me to do more than just sit around at home or "stay" at home, I am homemaking with a purpose.

Waking up each day to fulfill that purpose, in prayers that Allah is pleased and He is guiding along the way to take care of the home and those who live in it.

It is not possible to be happy homemaking if you feel like what you are doing is nothing. I'm telling you it is a lot...  it's a honor really mashaAllah. Allah entrusted me, with a family to take care of and home? What a blessing, and with each blessing we should take care of them to the best of our ability.

Naturally I still get tired, but it is from doing things for my family, and in doing things for them, my heart feels good and my heart feels happy. I love all my children and husband, I thank Allah He blessed me with them and they inspire me to write the books I write, to homeschool, to enjoy what I do..because I enjoy them.

I love what I do, because I am doing it for people that I love.

I Wake up every day to tell myself, there is so much blessings in this life and go into the day thinking of what a blessing it is... and not a burden

Well until my next post....happy homemaking with purpose

2 comments:

  1. Masha'allah, lovely post, it is nice to begin to know the you, you. If that makes sense. LOL

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  2. Alhamdulilah,just the words I needed, definitley dreaded being home with the kids these days...

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