THE PROBLEM WITH LIFE IS THAT IT IS SO DAILY.
I am not sure who the above quote can be attributed.
Have you ever felt like that?
I found myself feeling that way as I smoothed
the covers of our bed.
Only to need to be remade overnight.
Or when I pack a lunch
plan the menus
or sweep up dog hair
or fold clothes
a multitude of other tasks
and activities that are
As simple as clearing one’s desk only
to find it piled high the next day.
It doesn’t have to be a problem.
I am sure that there is someone in your
life that rejoices in the daily because
maybe their daily is suddenly different.
It might even be you.
My mom just had shoulder surgery
and I know that tying her shoes
would be reason to celebrate.
The person who has received an
unwelcome diagnosis perhaps
views the daily with renewed reverence
This is the day that the Lord
let us rejoice and be glad in it.
We can view the mundane
as a chore.
God tells us to look at these
daily routines as cause for
For the sole reason that He made the day.
Each day presents opportunities to serve.
A place for contentment to grow and
perspectives to change.
A quick push of the broom,
every speck of dust wiped away,
all the tasks that will beckon tomorrow,
can emerge as a landscape of grace