A friend of my mother’s cross-stitched this saying in a beautiful design, framed it, and gave it to Mom as a gift. It hung in our kitchen right on the wall where I stood to talk on the phone. Because I frequently talked on the phone as a teen (go figure), I often found myself staring at the framed design. I’ve never forgotten it because I read it so often and because it is so true.
Google didn’t help me this time (unusual for Google) find the source, and so I’m not sure who wrote it originally. I just know I didn’t. However, it’s too perfect not to share.
As my last days before Christmas vacation get here, it seems each one goes by on the feet of the absolute oldest and slowest turtle there’s ever been. Thing is, once vacation starts, those days will fly by just as our years do, on the wings of a dove. No matter how the time moves our days, we have to remember to enjoy each moment. To be in each moment. To live fully and joyfully.
This week I came across four new posts I just have to share. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do:
1. You are More at bethanyboring.com
– a wonderful reminder that God wants us to want ‘more’ and that we are ‘more’ in Him
2. Random Acts of Christmas Kindness at http://gypsyroadschool.blogspot.com/
-first of all, I LOVE THE PEANUTS GANG! Second of all, through the inevitable stress of the Christmas season, it’s so nice to read a list of ways we can easily hand out random acts of kindness. We’ll make others feel better, and we’ll feel better too!
3. Just the Next 24 Hours by http://biblelovenotes.blogspot.com/
-This post reminds me of one of mine called Only the Next Step. I love it because the focus is on just making through today (the next 24 hours) and not worrying about the rest. Worry holds us back from peace. This post inspires me.
4. Making Time to Read the Bible by http://www.beautythroughimperfection.com/
-I love this new mom’s solution for making the time for her relationship with God. We’re not all new moms, no, but we all lead busy lives and if we don’t make the time for Him, we’ll miss out on what’s important.
Over the weekend, I hope you get a chance to check out these posts. Anything we can do to support each other and grow closer to Him makes us better disciples.
My husband, Mark, and I are heading to the big city to hopefully get our Christmas shopping as close to done as possible. Wish us luck! 🙂
Love in Him,