Paying attention is the movement of my soul from gratitude to worship. Paying attention means finding Him near and good in the incidentals of today.
Paying attention is unhurried.
Paying attention is a discipline.
"Projects of personal transformation rarely, if ever, succeed by accident, drift or imposition."
Counting the gifts. . .
201. her confidence - and though there are tears and self-doubt, a warm meal around our table is comfort and welcome
203. the book I can't wait to give her
204. "And God spoke" - how three simple words of Scripture reveal the mystery and joy
205. him up early, sleepy-eyed, dressed for basketball tryouts
206. renewed courage for parenting
207. a book in her hands, an invitation to consider, and the power of pryaer
208. breakfast smoothies
209. sadness as we drive into town - more trust, another invitation to surrender
211. work and rest
212. planning a Thanksgiving menu
213. being missed
214. clean refrigerator shelves
215. blankets and down comforters
216. lacing up skates and watching her growing, smiling confidence
217. their answered prayers, lessons in knowing that You are near
218. desire, courage, commitment - and Your steadying hand
219. local and imperfect: the Church
220. Jesus is the Way - I'm never lost in Him