It’s in the little things that joy abounds. I recently sat down with a friend. We had good food, good conversation and without her knowing it she humbled and convicted me. It was what I needed and it helped me to see that my view needed more joy.
Where is home? The comfort of coming home. The chance to be around good friends. Home is love and hope. Home is memories and dreams of what is to come. Home is really where your heart is.
Did this just happen? I feel like I was just bum rushed with birthdays and holidays. Not that there are a lot right now, it’s just big events: A sweet 16, a 14 year and 45 year old birthday. Two major holidays and baking galore. I wouldn’t change it!
How Do They Know? It is a great thing when you have people who know you and can tell when you are off. It’s as if God knew that you needed the people you have and they need you too
Working, gentle Hands. The power of touch is a wonderful thing. Working with our hands, helping others is what keeps us going as a community. A hug, a gentle touch, a firm handshake all help us to feel connection with one another.
Check On Your Friends, sometimes all they need is a hug, other times a long conversation. Step back and breathe. Be present.
Family Strength, it can be like mild green tea, or strong like black tea. Both are good and can be great for the body. Families when loud or quiet help to make us who we are. The strength comes in getting through life together and gaining love.
Loud, But Quiet, the loud sure does help us appreciate the quiet. The quiet helps us appreciate the loud but only if the loud is covered in dog kisses and laughter from kids playing nearby. Enjoy the quiet as long as there is loud to follow
OOPs! I Did it Again, I stressed out, and needed to be told I did something good and that I am valued. If I just listened to that still small voice I would already know of my value in Christ.
How often do we meet up with people and realize this is a great thing? All too often a meeting brings up bad connotations. If we chose to enjoy the process and exhale the bad we can learn to embrace the power meetings and gatherings can hold