sweet friends. Currently, I am cuddling in my favorite sea-colored
blanket, with coffee in mind, and great music in the background. The current
rain storms we’re getting and the lovely (though surprising) pops of
colors from the local greenery has me feeling alive and ready to accomplish big
things. How appropriate then that Amelia should post her goals and favorites
this month and invite others to join in too! J So here I go, sharing my goals and favorites for this
twice :: D and I have
been watching The Gospel of John and
I really enjoy reading Scripture with it.
ideas :: We’ve come
up with a workable budget and I’m excited to apply it
and ready to be sent at the end of the month
(Tentative to the availability of teammate and beloved, D) J
I am accepted to the nearby school
recipe and ingredients given by a clever wedding guest!
are blooming :: We are
thoroughly enjoying the lovely blossoms which make our home seem cherry and fresh
friend gave :: “You’re my
cup of tea” and “I like you a latte” are the cutest sayings ever to find their
way on coffee cups
Meeting new friends :: In special,
visit bringing our wedding presents along with them. We had so much fun opening
gifts, eating Chinese, touring the capital, and just enjoying each other’s
I’d love to hear your goals for
this month–join the fun and share!
these words in a selfish, whining tone whenever I see pillows scattered about
the floor or unwashed dishes. Typically, they are accompanied by an
unwelcoming, sour attitude and my sweet family members try to keep away . . . far away.
I’m not even married. Being the oldest daughter often lends opportunities to (try) and help
around the house.
sometimes I forget that it is a blessing. More importantly, I forget who I am
calls Christians to be servants; He calls us to die to ourselves and live for Him daily,
offering our lives as living sacrifices. Thankfully, He does not call us to do anything He hasn’t and He willingly gives us grace! Most amazingly, a simple thing like offering a
glass of water in His name becomes an act of worship.
about mopping, wiping down bathrooms, and preparing meals? Yes, these too
become wonderful ways to worship Christ . . . and to uplift and bless those I
love and live with.
am guilty of uttering the words not again
far too often. Oh, may my heart rather say, “Yes Lord, even in these mundane things
I will joyfully serve you; again I will plunge my hand to the task and see it
as an act of service.” I’m learning that it is the little things in life which
make it most lovely and full of impact.
Here I go!