So I started “The LittleDuckwife” a couple of months before John Luke and I got married and one of my main reasons for starting it was to keep family and friends back home updated on what our little Robertson family is up to. I love these little “life lately” posts, because that is exactly what they are for: just to keep anyone who wants to know updated on what we’ve got going! So here’s our life lately through the pictures on my camera roll.
We got back from tour exactly 2 weeks ago. I took this semester off because we are missing so much school from tour and then family weddings. JL is taking one residential class and several online classes (I’ll probably share more about school in a later post). The first week was mainly spent trying to catch up sleep. But when Friday rolled around we had one more thing to do:
Celebrate Pippa’s first birthday!!
Haha I’m sure we sound crazy, but we sure do love her and we also love a reason to celebrate.
So Friday called for party hats, a new toy, and a birthday party (which consisted of us and my friend Lori singing happy birthday while videoing and laughing like crazy at what was going on).
Saturday we got out of the house to watch Liberty’s homecoming game!! Well, “watch” is a strong word for what we did…we had a lot of catching up to do with friends :))
Sunday we went to the early service at church and oh was it good to be back at church after being on the road for a month!! Then we went to our friend Katherine’s surprise birthday brunch.
(girls’ pic vs. guys’ pic)
Kat and I had a lot of catching up to do as well so we headed out Monday to the flower farm and then to the prettiest spot I’ve seen yet in town!!
(I’ve also been learning more about my camera and also editing! Any photographers out there with any cool tips feel free to leave a comment!!)
Thursday rolled around and it was time to head back to Louisiana for Brighton and Reed’s wedding! One of us ended up making it back home that night…and the other had to spend the night in Atlanta (We’d normally stick together, but wedding schedules called for me to go on by myself). I was welcomed by my parents and Baby T and they took me to my favorite spot in town for dinner 🙂
Friday morning we had a bridal luncheon and then rehearsal and rehearse dinner Friday night!!
Saturday we had an early morning then the best day of hanging out together, getting hair and makeup done, and drinking lots of coffee! Before we knew it, it was time!
Brighton was a beautiful bride…absolutely breath-taking.
(We tried to recreate our picture together from my wedding! Crazy how we just reversed roles in such a short amount of time…so sweet.)
A highlight of the weekend home was time with these two!!
Obsessed with my forever wedding date!!
Another highlight was seeing one of my best friends, Linda Claire!!! We talked for probably close to 2 hours at the reception.
Then back to Delhi to see my precious family and have a great end to such a wonderful weekend! Teagon was so happy to have his sisters and “Jute” home 🙂
So you see what I’ve been up to lately, but this is what I’ve been learning lately:
“I Am who I Am.”
The week I got back from tour I was feeling super down. I was struggling with going from being super busy to…well, not being super busy. I went to Bible study that night and God definitely spoke straight to me from my friend Rachel. She was talking on Exodus 3:14, where The Lord says, ‘I Am who I Am.” God is whatever we need Him to be. If we need strength, He says, “I Am strength.” Thats the same with joy, peace, a friend, etc. I realized I was putting so much of my worth into how much I could get done in a day and how much I felt like I could accomplish in a day. Thats why when I came home I had such a hard time being ok with resting. I was needing that feeling of accomplishment, and when I wasn’t accomplishing anything I felt worthless. I was trying to fulfill something in myself that ultimately God can only fulfill…I needed to be reminded that my worth is not in anything I do, but who I am in Him: a daughter of The King.