While traveling over the past few weeks, I got to see family and friends and relax in the community of it all!
It’s amazing how friendships can remain, grow and energize over time. And how when friends meet up again, time hasn’t seemed to interfere with the friendship, you simply begin where you left off the last time you were together!
I find pure joy in knowing that these life time friends will be eternal friends ~
Sometimes we find ourselves wondering why we are in a certain place in our lives.. Maybe why we are surrounded by certain people. Perhaps because we have tried to get along with them in the workplace and we just simply don’t connect. Or maybe because we are born into the same family, but somehow over the years our lives have taken different paths and we have less and less in common.
Why does God place us together? What does He see for the relationship? We don’t need to know! We simply have to keep doing what He has asked us to do. Love. It doesn’t even matter what they do or don’t do in response. That is not our responsibility or even our concern.
All we need to do is be obedient to the One we serve and
That overwhelming sense of contentment that floods your soul.
Where can your joy be found?
There’s no place I’d rather be, Lord, than right here- in your Love.
Often we long for what was and hope for what will someday be, so much so that we allow today to slip right through our hands. Ignoring the riches of this very day, the beauty, the sorrow, the life, the love, the purpose, means that we miss out on the fullness of what God has intended for us. It’s as if he has given us a gift and we have chosen to leave it in the corner, unopened, unappreciated and uninterested!
Yet, every morning, He presents another gift hoping we will unwrap it and see the wonder of it all! Don’t let today pass you by.
Live it by being fully engaged and present!
As I was driving this morning, with 3 minutes to spare and one stoplight away from my destination, a flashback quickly came to mind! How did I ever get anywhere on time with 3 children all under the age of 5, just a few years ago? Okay, what seemed like a few years ago, but really was more like a lifetime ago!
It seems that when we have to get things done, they get done.
Even if that means doing them at the last minute. After all, I’ve always had the same amount of time in my days!! And it would seem my time would be freed up at this season in my life, now that those 3 kids are young adults-out on their own! My time is filled with different things now, still filled.
I plan my days with more flexibility than I did back then! Partly because now it’s possible. And partly because I want to watch each day unfold and welcome it’s possibilities!
How do your days unfold?
Are you enjoying them?