And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say? Whosoever cometh to me, and heareth my sayings, and doeth them, I will shew you to whom he is like: He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock.
- The sun still rose that morning.
- There was still food on the table.
- There were still clothes to wear.
- Did the bread go stale? Copy old German dessert recipes for making lady fingers and bread puddings. Is the milk about to go bad? Turn it into custard or yogurt or kefir.
- No money for gas or the bus? Take an exploratory walk with bagged lunches and see how far you and the family get at a “get somewhere pace” for one hour? You may be surprised where you end up and just how much business and perhaps even new hidden parks you can engage along the way. One hour going one way. Stop for a break, then walk home taking special note of your discoveries.
In these ways, crises of various types need not rock the home for very long before everyone settles down and start putting on their creative hats to solve the problem together. Remember the lessons you learned so you can apply them next time.
If you need help figuring out how to do this for your particular situation, request a free assessment call and we’ll figure out how best to address your home’s unique dynamic in a way that helps you and your household get back on track with daily routines.