Monday, February 9, 2009

In the Top of the Willow Tree

When I opened my blog back up it felt so good, but when I came down from that I thought, "hmm, now what?" My last blog had a clearly defined purpose; coming out of the Baby Tunnel. But this one? This has been my sanctuary. A fresh start. A lifeline to the new normal in the worst part of the darkness. Now that there's light...?

I know what I don't want Willow Tree to be; a collection of sob stories, poor me tales and woes. Because I really believe blogs reflect the lives of their writers. And that's not the kind of life I want! I want this page to be me. Honest, funny, pleasing to Him and real. Will I have another tantrum? It's possible. Will I turn another corner? You better believe it. But what I really want is to laugh again.

I've been praying about what to write... you know He has a sense of humor. Here's what He gave me, "Children are notorious for driving mothers up a tree. Welcome to mine." After all, isn't the blogosphere really a forest of all our trees?

Let's Laugh,
Carolynn

10 comments:

Octamom said...

And I for one can't wait to hear more of your adventures!

Blessings!

Susan said...

I love it! I look forward to laughing and sharing this journey with you. After all, that is why we do this.

Annette said...

Yep! Let's laugh and play in the trees. You will do fine. Always remember no matter what you write on your blog, up or downs we will support you. It's your blog after all!!!
Can't wait to here how your job goes and how the kiddies do with their daycare. Keep the Faith....

Rach@In His Hands said...

It's a pleasure to take up root next to you in this crazy forest that is blog land!

Laughing with you. :-)

Sara@i.Sass said...

Trees! Ha, I must be one of those Bonsai ones. You know short and really really hard to maintain. You know touchy, finicky, but oh so alluring...
Did THAT make you laugh?
Cause it was a joke!!!

minnesotamom said...

Sounds like a new tagline to me!

Barbaloot said...

I'm glad both He and you have a sense of humor. I don't think I could handle reading a blog that made me cry all the time:)

Katalyst said...

I hope the inappropriate Valentine I sent you today gave you a good laugh. Gotta shake the dust of the insides every now and then with a good ol' laugh ya know. ;)

Melanie J said...

Thanks for coming by my blog yesterday. I like your blog name. I'm pretty straight-laced with my kids' names, but if we ever have a girl, I've toyed with the name Willow becauswe it's just such a beautiful tree.

Michelle M. said...

I love that tagline, too. I hope you will find the voice you are searching for.
Sorry for my lack of comments recently. I am so far behind on reading blogs that I don't even know where to begin :) Keep blogging- I love reading yours!