I realized this the other day, when I had a surge of "joy" at hearing we had the potential of an offer on our house. I felt like I could do anything, and conquer the world, (well, kind of) only to have it dashed to bits three days later, when we still had received no offer.
waking up with breath in my lungs each day. The same surge of pure joy at the thought that "His eye is on the Sparrow, and He most certainly watches over me."
(And yes, I am doing a dance with toy guns, while laughing hysterically. You had to be there. My son had the camera.... Life is short. Play like you mean it.)
My goal, has been to choose that same surge of joy at simply getting the chance to experience the ups and downs of this adventurous journey. On the days
sparrow has found a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may have her young- a place near your altar, O Lord Almighty, my King and my God. Blessed are those who dwell in your house; they are ever praising you. Blessed are those whose strength is in you, who have set their hearts on pilgrimage, as they pass through the Valley of Baca, they make it a place of springs..."
transform the difficult ways into places of refreshment."
Shall we choose joy today, and be a place of refreshment for others?
Who loves ya?
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