“When you believe more in what you don’t see than what you do see, you won’t see what you do see, and you will see what you don’t see.” – Michael Bernard Beckwith
As I wrote about in my blog post here, in an effort to stay sane with my two children home this summer, I challenged myself to look for one thing to be grateful for every day and to share each moment on Instagram and Twitter.
In certain ways, there were down sides to this challenge.
For one thing, I became worried that the challenge was creating the same effect on social media that I hate by only showing the highlight reel of my life. I had multiple friends say, “It looks like you’re having a really great summer and keeping busy.”
Alas, my life is not always, and some might even argue rarely, “Instagram-worthy.”
Right now, as I write this, it’s 2:00 p.m. and I’ve yet to shower. There are dishes in the sink, I have a mild headache, and I’m wearing yoga pants covered in dog hair. This moment is just as close to reality as the snapshot of my family having fun at Sea World. It’s just not as socially acceptable to post on Instagram.Continue Reading