Sometimes, it is the simplest things that serve as reminders of God’s faithfulness and blessings in our lives.
Like…a special verse in my devotional this morning on the one year anniversary of this job where I strongly believe God has called me
Or…an amazing staff meeting/Christmas party and a bag of gifts from my staff… completely unexpected… totally humbling
And… realizing that wow, I am calm…small victories over struggles with anxiety
The beauty of the Christmas tree, my son wanting to help me just because, a text from my daughter and best friend, my husband asking how my day was…
Simple things yet these simple things are reminders of God’s love and His care for me.
In the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season, sometimes the simple things can bring us back to focus on what really matters. It’s not the presents under the tree, the amount of money in our bank account, or even if we didn’t accomplish one single New Years resolution set months ago.
Rather, what matters in life is the people whose lives we impact and whose lives impact ours. It is trusting God with our hopes, dreams, fears…our everything. It is opening our eyes enough to see the joy and His tender care in the simple yet profound things in everyday life.
Take time to notice, savor, and reflect on the simple things.
What simple things are most treasured by you?