Hello everyone…and a big welcome back, to “A New Day of New Hope Blog!” I am really glad that you stopped by today…and I pray that you will truly find a piece of hope to hold to, as you begin another new day with God!
Yesterday evening, I went on Twitter and tweeted something fun…but yet a little serious, which reads…“Good evening everyone! I went on a vacation today, to the grocery store...lol! I never thought I'd enjoy grocery shopping, like I do now. I have truly come to appreciate the little things in life, even more than before! Remember...it doesn't take a big blessing, to feel blessed!”
I remember a time in my life, when I only looked for the big blessings and if they never came; then I instantly felt very disappointed; that is, until I met someone overseas; that I actually worked with for a while, as a means of helping some Christian children in need. I have to tell you…after working with this person, for quite some time; I truly came to see how I lived like a queen, when it came to those that I was trying to help.
How often do we take the little things for granted? You know…I may not live like a queen in my own eyes; but I’m sure I do, in the eyes of those who are poor and needy, which to me can really humble me as a person.
Each day, when I come into my office, it seems as though I really take notice, of the things that bring comfort and a smile to my face…like sitting on a soft daybed, with two bad legs…or feeling the warmth of heat, when others don’t always have the means of electricity. I’m sure that if we all took a little time to look at our surroundings; then we would see little things that make a big difference in our lives.
You know…it’s hard to believe that Christmas is less than a couple weeks away. As my husband and I were visiting the other day…we were talking on how Christmas doesn’t seem the same, as when we were kids. It seems like so many are caught up in the gift giving of it all…and what they want; that Jesus kind of gets put to the side. It’s so easy to get caught up into moments that only bring “self” into the meaning of Christmas, rather than the true meaning, which is the birth of Jesus Christ.
As I’m sitting here right now in my office…I’m looking around the room and I can say that I have no need of anything but Jesus in my life. I can see where all the things that once seemed to me as little blessings have now become large blessings in my life, which has made my life so content and so complete.
I just wonder what our lives would be like; if we were to take the things that seem so small and trivial…and truly see them in a different light. I think that we would probably see those little blessings turn into big blessings…blessings that would truly make us experience a heart of blessing.
Well…time for me to go again; but I truly hope and pray that our visit today was a blessing to you…as it was to me! Please take care and I will hope to be back with you tomorrow! Have a great day and God bless!
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