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What is ingrained in us that makes us have such a desire to do something different and rarely follow through with it? We have such a desire to do what society thinks we should yet we lose focus on what God wants us to do. Do you have a clear picture of how your days should be spent and is it line with what God wants for you? Granted, we don’t know what the path we will follow will look like BUT we can choose to make the path a scenic one along the way.
During this holiday season, I resolve to document SOMETHING about every day. It could be a silly comment from my children that I don’t want to forget, a new recipe I’ve tried that will become a family favorite, a song that inspired me, waking up to a beautiful sunrise, or watching snow fall peacefully to cover our earthly treasures – yes I am looking forward to SNOW!
This year I will slow down, even if just for a moment, and try to see things from a different perspective. Taking heed to not rush through my day trying to get everything done only to know that I will wake up the next day and accomplish the same tasks over and over again. The life of a stay at home mom who also runs a business can seem bleak yet overwhelming at times but I am choosing to have the power to make it a new experience everyday.
None of us know the path that God is leading us on but one thing I know for sure is that we can make the path a scenic one. Those scenes may not always be pretty and inspiring, but we can choose to make the path one of learning who we are and who God wants us to be.
Will you make sure that the path you are traveling is a scenic one where you can stop and see something in everyday or do you want to go through another season and not really know where the time went? It’s easy to remember the monumental things that happen in our lives such as births, weddings, and summer vacations but how awesome would it be to be able to look back on your life and read how you have documented it with words or photos and realize that you have truly been blessed all year and learned more about yourself through the process. Doing this for just a season will surely make your days significant.