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Entry Date: 2016-05-30 09:37:51
Subject: Enjoy the Little Things

 Yesterday someone that I think the world of gave me a gift. The beautiful box sparked a tear upon just a peek at the top.  It said, " enjoy the little things."  I knew that a water works would ensue so I waited until I was home to open the gift, really the words on the box were more than enough.  Inside were beautiful, thoughtful gifts that ministered to me.  The person considered who I am and blessed me.  

But those words, all day I mulled them over. I created a little space for my new box and my things last night and set the little notepad on my desk.  Enjoy the little things.  This morning I took a few moments to write down the little things that had already blessed me this morning and I cried.   In the midst of the big things, I have not enjoyed the little things.  I get so caught up in the grandes of life that I don't stop and consider the joys of the day.  The heavy things seem to occupy my thoughts and I spend too much time trying to problem solve and fix everything around me.  And you know the truth, I can't fix any of it! Some days I feel I am just wringing my hands and fretting over all of the things that seem to loom.  I release and then catch them again.  

So I declare this summer the summer of enjoy the little things.  I know that it is a word that God is singing over me.   I am thankful for a friend that listened to the song.  



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re: Enjoy the Little Things  by Debbie O'Connor on Tuesday May 31, 2016
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