The ICE (InterCity Express) is a high-speed train, with speeds up to 300km/hr, that connects all major cities in Germany and includes international connections to surrounding countries. While it is a time saver, much is missed by taking this train. There are fewer stops along the route and the beautiful scenery zooms by in a blur out the window.
This is often how I feel about Motherhood. The phrase ‘It’s all going by too fast‘ sits on my lips.
Every. Single. Day.
If I could make it slow down, switch to a regional (slower train), I would.
In a heartbeat.
Perhaps that is the root of my passion for photography. Wanting to capture every moment I can so that in slower moments I can pour over them again, and again. Relive the moments. Feel them again.
I know it has been quiet here on the blog. I usually compose all our posts from our desktop computer and sitting down do so has been a challenge. Any social media, emailing and messaging is done from a mobile device (Instagram and WhatsApp have really been my on-the-go sharing apps). I just haven’t gotten the hang of how to blog like that and quite honestly, I do not think I want to. So thanks for sticking around with a listening ear.
As we are going into Mother’s Day weekend, I want to share a few things I am ‘hearting’ on right now.
The first is this by Lisa Jo Baker :: When You Still Need Your Mom and She’s Not There Anymore. Her writing speaks my heart.
Next, is this song, Slow Down by Nichole Nordeman. It speaks all those emotions I feel as mother to my four babes as I ride this marvelous train called Motherhood.
Wishing all the wonderful Mother’s, who I adore, out there a very Happy Mother’s Day!!!