Today I turn 48. I don’t feel 48 and my kids says I don’t look 48 (I love my kids). I still feel like I’m in my 30’s, not 2 years away from 50! We did finish the 10K last month and I will confess I didn’t feel like I was in my 30’s that afternoon but I digress…
This little guy came to visit us today and it reminded me of God’s beautiful creation and how He has a purpose for every creature.
We had friends over last night to watch “Mom’s Night Out” and one of my favorite parts is when they are talking about the momma eagle taking care of her babies and how peaceful she is just doing what God created her to do. That’s what He calls us to do too. So many times we drive ourselves crazy doing things He never called us to do.
So beginning today I will spend the next 365 days pursuing Him, asking Him to lead me to what He wants me to do, to lead me to be a better wife, mom, daughter, sister, friend and child of the one true King. I know He has many changes in store for me this year. He has given me a glimpse of some of them and I am praying for His direction and clear guidance.
I can’t wait to see Him move!
I am reading two books this month – Unstoppable by Christine Caine and Own Your Life by Sally Clarkson. I’ll talk more about Unstoppable in another post.
I started reading Own Your Life today. I knew a little about it by not a lot. This is the first book I’ve read by Sally so I wasn’t sure what to expect.
My word for 2015 is intentional and what should I read today in the forward, not even into the chapters yet, but this…
“Am I being intentional? Am I making decisions based on biblical values?
Am I choosing the pathways that will create deep, loving relationships and give value to the people personally connected to me?
Am I willing to take risks of faith to invest my life in the things of eternity?
Am I listening to the world or to the voice of God? Am I living with Christ and His life as the pattern for my own life?
Do I see this day, these circumstances, as a place in which I can fulfill God’s will?”