Saturday, September 17, 2016

When God reminds us what not to forget...


When I'm home, there are times I forget all of the things I love and am thankful for about the home that God has given us.  There are times when my focus is on the projects we haven't done yet, the yard work that needs done or the updates in the kitchen and bathrooms that we've yet to do. Being away from home for two weeks of vacation gave me a welcomed refocus.  When we returned home, instead of seeing what we've not done yet, I could see and appreciate all that has been accomplished in the past year and all of the things about our new to us home that drew us to buy it in the first place.  

Sometimes I lose focus in my walk with God as well.  I become focused on the areas of my life that I'm not as far along as I think I should be, or the prayers I'm not yet seeing answered.  In the same way that time away from home gave me a new focus on what I love and appreciate about it, God's Word is a great "refocus-er". 
(Join me for the rest of this post on Sunday, September 18th, at Woman to Woman Ministries where each Sunday I share a bit of Sunday Soul Food!)

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  1. I have loved that section of Psalm 103 for many years for the very reason that it helps me to remember the benefits I have enjoyed in my life thus far. It also fills me with hope for those very benefits I may be waiting on. It reminds me that our God is always faithful and all He does is done in wisdom. Blessings!

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    1. I agree about the beauty and power found in Psalm 103. Definitely one of my favorites as well!

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  2. Oh, yes! The 'to do' list or the hot humid summers or hurricane season seem to be my catalysts for the state of my affairs, yet do I stand still and see the trees all around the yard? the porches all around the house? the fine neighbors? Those are far more important than the stuff. Thank you, thank you!

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    1. Elizabeth, this did not publish under my wordpress so I am signing in reply: ~ linda @ Being Woven

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    2. Thank you, Linda! I need God's help to refocus, so I'm just sharing what He's done for me!

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  3. I am very guilty of allowing my mind to be on "the to do lists" rather than the blessings of my surroundings. Thank you for your transparency. i just love you :)

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    1. I love you back, my friend, and miss you!

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  4. I tend to forget benefits as well. I don't know why, because we are so very blessed! Thank you for a beautiful reminder to stay focused on God and his goodness!

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    1. Kym, I'm thankful for this reminder from God's Word, too!

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