Life: 3 Types of Morning

The lovely blogger Ibukun Akinnawo blogged about her morning routine and enjoined any one inspired to do same. I was inspired, so here goes:
The perfect morning
1. Wake up at 4.30am, think about French toast with lemon curd and grapes for breakfast, swing legs off bed, reach for phone, read the day's inspirational, recite psalm 91 as I stretch till 4.50am
2. Head to the kitchen to fix that breakfast and pack lunch till 5.20am
3. Shower. Put on makeup and clothes till 6.00am
4. Tidy room and browse through phone notifications till 6.15am
5. Head out to meet up with 7.10am morning assembly

The Imperfect Morning
1. Wake up at 4.30am. Snooze the alarm for 10 minutes. Snooze the alarm again. Sit up on bed, try to get up, put feet on the floor and fall back between pillows. Breakfast is going to be oatmeal. Think of making it more appetizing; maybe oatmeal smoothie. Lunch would definitely be workplace cafeteria.
2. 5.30am! Head to kitchen to fix that smoothie
3. Shower. Put on makeup and clothes
4. 6.30am!
5. Head out, follow the shortest route. Recite Psalm 91 en route and include a prayer for absence of traffic hold up.

The OMG-What-have-I-done Morning
1. Wake up at 5.30am! The phone alarm somehow didn't function. Scramble out of bed!
2. Shower, put on makeup and clothes
3. 6.30am!
4. Head out. Grab breakfast on the way.
5. Recite Psalm 91 en route

What does your perfect morning look like?
What does an imperfect morning look like?


  1. A perfect morning would be one with a quick workout, healthy breakfast, and a bit of reading. Greetings!

  2. My perfect morning would be my quiet time, workout, draft/publish a post, shower, makeup and get dressed, pack lunch and head out.

    An imperfect morning would be not knowing what to wear, then rushing makeup or none at all, then head out.


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