Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Misphah and Shen. He named it Ebenezar, saying , "Thus far the Lord has helped us." 1 Samuel 7:12

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Thinking On...

Realizing more and more each day that attitude and perception can influence a day tremendously.

And being productive.

King Solomon, the wisest man ever! said "So I saw that there is nothing better for a man than to enjoy his work, because that is his lot." Ecclesiastes 3:22 (see also Ecc. 2:24, 3:13 and 5:18)

I am finding joy in my productivity, or toil, or work or job.

Well at least for today I am.

"Thus far the Lord has helped us" 1 Samuel 7:12, I give Him my tomorrow and since He's the same tomorrow as He was today and yesterday and 10 years ago, my tomorrow looks pretty good.

Until then a positive attitude and proper perspective goes a long way.

"Whatsoever is true, noble, right, pure, lovely, admirable, excellent or praiseworthy- think on such things" Philippians 4:8 paraphrased

Today I am thinking on,
my husband and love of my life,
laughing with my boys,
a new friend who without knowing it- makes me tell all and then we smile and laugh about it- then she brings it all back around to Christ,
the flowers outside my window- Mexican petunias to be exact,
my cats, those crazy, poopey cats...,
my dog and the fact that he sleeps with his head on a pillow (and will nudge a child off that pillow in the middle of the night so he can have it),
how awesome God is and how He has given me such a peace in the midst of my life right now that I often pinch myself to wake myself up- this is so non-characteristic of me,
did I mention the love of life who is snoring so loud right now that I may have to sleep on the sofa...

my sofa is extra super comfy bytheway

So what are you thinking of that is pure and lovely and excellent and praiseworthy?
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1 comment:

Steve said...

i do


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