The other day I told my boys that it was time for “quiet time”.
This is the time in our house where the sole purpose is for everyone to leave me alone.
Even though I tell them it’s for more than that.
I tell them that they need time to rest… which is true.
I tell them that they need time alone… which is true.
I tell them they need to time to think, time to reflect, and time to pray if they feel so led… all true.
But really… quiet time is in place so that this mother has a few minutes to collect herself and prepare for the evening shift.
If I don’t get quiet time… everybody knows it.
So last week I told my boys (the three of my five children still at home) to prepare for quiet time.
In our home quiet-time can mean you are 1) Flat on your back (F.O.B.) in your […]