A few weeks ago one of my favorite podcasts had an episode about loving your kitchen. The host had been on a two week vacation in Mexico and had observed women there working in their kitchens. She was struck by the fact that, even though some of the women had little more than a fire pit, a dirt floor, and a handful of dishes, they seemed to be working hard in their homes to provide food for their families with pride and love for their people and their kitchens. She felt challenged and convicted.
How many times have you complained about your kitchen, and the work you do there? I blush to think of my answer.
|Ok, this is an exaggeration, but somewhat true...|
Her challenge to love our kitchens has resulted in hundreds of posts in her Facebook group featuring pictures of all different types of kitchens and the stories behind them. I read a lot of them, but was too embarrassed of my own kitchen to make a post. After all, I just had a baby and things are not exactly in tip-top shape around here (even less then normal!). Some of these kitchens that people shared were absolutely magazine-worthy-gorgeous. Others were RV kitchens. But the stories were more powerful than the photos, and I finally felt compelled to share mine. So here is my kitchen post: