Sweet blessings call out to me, even when I forget to slow down and enjoy them. In the midst of a couple of very trying weeks, God has just flooded our home with His show of love.
My sweet hubby stopped and picked me a bouquet of honeysuckles on our evening walk yesterday. I added a few carnations from my backyard garden, put them on my breakfast room table and walked in to the sweetest smelling kitchen in the world this morning. So that's what love smells like!
We had rocks put around the foundation of our home a couple of weeks ago, but I was so wrapped up in life's little trials (not so little to me at the time), that I didn't really stop to enjoy the rock wrapping process of our home. After all, we've lived here 26 years, it's just home.
But there was an unexpected, and unplanned message left for me in those rocks. Do you see it? It was even a surprise to the rock layer when he stepped back to examine his work.
What's even more wonderful to me is that the cross is in the section of foundation directly under our door. It just confirms what I already knew but needed to be reminded of. God watches over our goings and comings. He cares. He loves me. He's right there in the middle of my biggest trials, so I don't need to worry.
Luke 6: 47, 48
I will show you what he is like who comes to me and hears my words and puts them into practice. He is like a man building a house, who dug down deep and laid the foundation on rock. When a flood came, the torrent struck that house but could not shake it, because it was well built.