Life is a series of recordable moments – all beautiful in their own way…
Stopping to smell the roses is just the beginning – try watching the hawks one day.
what the flowers do is to stand like a visual promise that anything is possible, and everything planted in love will take root. They couldn’t have come at a better time.
Jesus uses the image of these birds as a way to remind his followers not to be intimidated by bullies. There’s nothing anyone with world-based power can do that can threaten the soul, he points out. Listen friends, God even cares for these birds – how much more do you think our Creator cares for us?
Probably the most important part of the writing equation is listening. Not just listening to people, but listening to life as it happens all around me; listening and paying attention; reading between the lines; just having my eyes open enough to let the light in.
Today my thoughts, meditations, and prayers are turned toward gratitude. I am genuinely thankful for the day to day life we experience here in Wake Forest. Rebekah and I are challenged but fulfilled in our work, we have completely fallen in love with our church family…