Wednesday, October 1, 2014

My Days

I'm finding that often times my days are what I make of them.  

My heart is fullest when I let go.  

That my best mama moments are spent lingering in "the real."  

You see it's all in our perspective.

Our fulfillment and success can be measured in the number of tasks done, or amount of work completed.

It also can be measured in giggles, slobbery kisses, and snuggles.

I had a moment of fullness the other day that came unexpectedly.  One that came as a lunch plate crashed to the floor....

One that made my heart swell as my little one wanted to feed himself and was smothering himself in stickiness....

I find myself lately pausing to etch pictures of my present in my mind.  

Pictures that are unable to be captured on film.  

Pictures of snuggles. 

Pictures of my baby, snuggled in my arms and grasping my finger as he drifts off to sleep.  

Pictures of my daughters contagious laughter and thoughtfulness.  

My full heart moments. 

Those moments when I have chosen to pause and let God bless my heart in the stillness of a moment and let it wash over me. 

I don't want to forget about these pictures.

I won't miss some of it, but much of it I will, and I don't want to regret wishing this season away.  Once it's gone, I can't have it back.

When I choose to find joy, to be content in all circumstances as God word asks of us I find that there really is joy in sticky hands, messes, and diapers.....when I just for a moment make time to change my perspective.

 Choose to be blessed no matter where God has you right now!