Friday, October 30, 2009

Personal Growth















Today's my day off. I'm sitting in my overstuffed chair with a latte, my Bible, and my laptop (awesome combination) and I'm thinking of all the ways God has blessed me.

The Pastor and I are coming up on our 20th wedding anniversary in a couple months and, reflecting on where we've been and where we are now, I'm amazed at God's goodness to us in so many ways.

He has worked in our marriage in unimaginable ways, he's provided us with a family when we had no hope of having one, he's prospered us financially, he's grown me spiritually and personally....and the list goes on.

As I glance around the great room while I'm pondering this, I see:

Gloves on the floor
Magazines and Books that have been on the coffee table ALL week
Dishes on the counter
Clothes thrown over almost every chair in the living room
Laptops, glasses, throw blankets, shoes, remote controls
And MUCH more....

I have to laugh because there was a time not that long ago, where the perfectionism in me wouldn't have allowed for this. Granted, I'm still freaking out a little bit as a look around, but the point is that I was able to LET it get like this. That's some major personal growth for me!

My therapist would be so proud! My Mom would be appalled!

Happy Friday!

2 comments:

Vanessa said...

It's not so bad...you should see my cluttered living room. haha Toys everywhere, winter hat and gloves, boots... I think a great big chest to hide it all in would be nice. :D

By the way, congrats on your up and coming 20th anniversary!! :D

Kelly H-Y said...

I think your great room is beautiful! Congrats on the upcoming 20th!!!

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