I have just been the recipient of the most wonderful gift. Time.
Time to rest, read, meditate & be refreshed.
Time to listen to sermons, embroider, watch DVDs, take photos & sleep.
Time without noise, errands or tasks.
I have just been away for 3 days. A gift generously given by my family, although given at most cost by my husband. A gift generously supported by the congregation members who supplied a wonderful holiday home and a car in which to get there.
We planned this months ago, when life was busier and I was more stressed. However, in God’s good timing, it turned into a continued recuperation from the operation and a quieter time than originally planned.
I caught up on sermon listening, read the bible and some Christian books and have generally been surprised by how much I wanted to spend time in God’s word and thinking about it.
A break from home routines has not been a break from God as well. Instead it’s been a chance to stop, refresh, revitalise and be thankful again for His many abundant blessings.
God is indeed good, friends. His mercies are new every morning.