There is something about an October sky here in the foothills of South Carolina. To me the blue seems much deeper and richer than other times of the year. The word for #5MFW #write31days is sky. I love sky gazing.
Most of the time there are no clouds, but when they do come they are ever changing. Granted we do have some rainy days in which the sky is overcast, but those days have not been that often.
I love to look up at the sky in all its splendor. It gives me a different perspective than when I keep my eyes on the ground. The vastness of the sky reminds me of the greatness of God. He created it all and is involved in the everyday happenings here on earth.
Not only did God create, but he sustains the world keeping it in motion. He cares for all the creatures including me. No one is too small to be noticed. We are all unique. He gives me strength. The fresh air and sunshine contribute to my health. Even the rain comes to refresh and nourish the earth and its inhabitants.
SKIPPED HABITS, SOUL CARE AND RENEWAL
The past two days have been different for me as I’ve been away from home. Because of this I have not kept up all my newly established habits. “It could make me feel discouraged and like I have failed, but I refuse to let it do that. Besides, I haven’t failed. I may have skipped a couple of days in a few areas, but I was not idle.
I spent time with a daughter and her children. We enjoyed face pancakes, and I helped my granddaughter with her homework. My daughter introduced me to Call the Midwife, a series on Netflix. We spent time watching it and also talking together. We didn’t do any sky gazing, but it was a nice change from my regular daily activities.
I told a friend of mine that I needed to give myself grace rather than get discouraged. When I told her about my time with family, she said it sounded like a lovely day of soul care. I knew she was right. “Sometimes we need a change to help us refocus and return with new energy.
I’m looking forward to the rest of this #write31days challenge.
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