Hey, it has been a while since my last post. I didn’t plan it that way, just happened. I made some notes, jotted down some good ideas. Attempts were made to write, but couldn’t think clearly, thoughtfully. Truth is, I really did intend to write again and do it often. This and that happened, something else needed to be done when I wanted to write.
I like to make excuses,don’t you?! There was some good ones this year. Two family members have had heart attacks, also one friend had heart trouble and two of the three had life saving surgeries. There was lots of church ministries and missions to tend to. My family needed some of my time and attention, and my son announced his was getting married in 2013. The grass needed to be mowed and then the leaves needed to be gotten up. I started exercising again, quit again, started again, quit again and currently exercising again. ( Apparently it is more effective if you do it every day or so) You get the picture.
Thinking about not writing made me wonder what else did I intend to do or do more of but didn’t. So, here goes … I intended to love stronger, forgive more, stress less, give more encouragement, pray more and more often with others, hand write and hand deliver more thank you notes, hug longer, kiss more passionately – just my wife, be available to God more – always is the goal, listen patiently – longingly – with more sympathy, to share Jesus more, to tell my wife and son I love them more often – and like I really mean it – cause I do, play longer with children, laugh more, even when your jokes aren’t funny. There was the intent to drink more coffee on the back deck in the morning sun, play my guitar in the evening sun, be more of a friend to my friends and to those who aren’t, to enjoy today – today – yesterday is not as good as today and tomorrow might not get here, just to name a few. So, how about you? Why not make a list and like me, lets do more than pledge, may we do more than survive. Live life, love Jesus …
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