True, our house can get a little umm, high-spirited sometimes. We like music, we like to laugh, we like to banter, we like to have fun. People like to drop by. It’s probably not the quietest house in the neighborhood, but I guess that can be a good thing. A friend of mine told me that her daughter feels more comfortable at our house because of the energy and (harmless) disorder. I get that. Not everyone wants their lives to be mostly peaceful, reading, tea-sipping, spa music moments. Bring me the crazy. It’s more fun. It’s what kids need sometimes… A lot of the time.
Setting up our crib, I think “We might have to become a quieter household soon.” But maybe not. Maybe some of our new family members will need some noise. They may be used to some disorder, and maybe a little of that will actually make them feel more comfortable at their new home?
It’s clear from CCT classes that the goal is for the children to have a schedule, and routines they can count on. They will be able to count on that here. And if they need some crazy, we can provide that too.
Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord;
let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation.
Let us come before him with thanksgiving
and extol him with music and song.
Psalm 95:1-2 NIV