There are certain pillars of truth in my life that I cannot help but repeat over and over again. You've heard it before. Maybe it gets old. But the thing is, it never gets old to me. I am always astounded by these truths no matter how much I gush about it and no matter how deeply grateful I feel for them. There is so much in life that is just saturated in beauty.
I can never get over the hearts of my friends. They are so thoughtful, so kind. And they love me and my boy. They show this to us constantly in different ways. I do not deserve it.
I can never get over what a miracle the life of a child is. Their beauty is unmatched. Their spirits are strong and resilient. And they are an ever present reminder of the grace and creation of God. It's astounding to me.
And lastly I can never get over the constancy of Immanuel; God with us. Lately when I have felt unsure over certain things, I simply tell God to have his will be done. Ultimately that's what is needed, even if it is outside whatever our desires might be. That can be very hard. But by the grace of God, this means freedom. Because when we omit our will for God's, we are walking in that freedom that he was so graciously imparted.
This week Caleb has been in a new summer camp and we have had our first week in Fullerton. We are very slowly settling in. It takes me longer this time around because I work so much during the week, I don't focus on my space at home at all except on the weekends. Last weekend I spent time unpacking. There is a little more do be done, and then I need to make it more "home". It has been harder, but that's a topic for another time.
My constant truth is that I can be grateful. I have an (old with a strange variety of bugs that appear in passing) home. I have a job which enables me to pay for this life. I have a son who loves. There is much to be grateful for here. Now I gotta go get ready for work!! But I would love to hear about what you're grateful for today.