Experience... No experience necessary. The sign is in the window of many shops these days, but is there such thing? Some experience is always necessary, and there is no way to not have experience. Everyday we experience life, and depending on our experiences it shapes us, and at times we shape it. As I sub … Continue reading Experience (FMF Link Up)
Throwback Thursday… sometimes I get an idea down and move on. I am realizing how often I need to be reminded of different thoughts. As I am usually late to the party, I am jumping on the old idea of throwback Thursday to revisit some of those ideas.
After reading Every Does by Bob Goff last year, I adopted his idea of visualizing my inside as a bucket ( I did not carry a full-sized bucket like he did though). The idea of starting, and keeping my proverbial bucket aka heart, filled by Christ impacted my thoughts. The significance of allowing the Holy Spirit to fill me full and allow me to be satisfied in Him, so that when I was bumped up against, the overflow would be something life-giving and worth the other person catching was not lost on me. The bucket idea that Bob Goff was talking about came from a children’s book he read which I have now come in contact with as I have been subbing, Have you Filled a Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud.
The children’s picture book talks about us all having a bucket that can be filled or emptied by ourselves…
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Lately I have been fully enamored with the moon. It has captured my attention, and on more than one occasion taken my breath away. I continue to attempt to capture it in photos with my low quality cameras, and much to my chagrin they never quite show the beauty of what I am seeing. It … Continue reading Lessons from the Moon
Finally, feel. Feel whatever comes. Emotions aren't permanent but they are real. Don't expend precious energy fighting them off. Let them come when they come and pass when they pass. Painful feelings are an unavoidable part of life but I'm still grateful for life. Grateful for every moment of life. It matters. -Dr. Anita Phillips … Continue reading Finally, Feel
Out my Window: East coast morning. The moon was large and beautiful with snow glistening in its light this morning. The trees are all coated with snow and ice. The aftermath of a snowstorm is pretty after over a week of rainy, dark days. Enjoying: Laughing and talking with my family, reading, snuggling in and … Continue reading Daybook
Out my Window: One window is the Mariner's T-Mobile stadium and the other is Puget Sound, a Shipyard, and beyond all this, the amazing Olympic Mountain Range (which thankfully still makes appearances even on rainy, cloudy days) Enjoying: Extra time as a family. Exploring Seattle. Laughing after another person lets us know that Seattle doesn't … Continue reading Daybook (Seattle Edition)