It’s a new week and a new month—I’ve got things that I want to get done before the Fall. Yes! Fall. I’m not ready for it yet. We’ve had such an uncommon summer; with rainy days, weeks even! We’ve had cool temps. So much so, that I’ve had the A/C off for days at a time during July! I’m not complaining. I truly don’t mind the heat—but it just seems like this season has passed too quickly.
I like summer.
I’m making a list for the month –writing it down and keeping it handy. I’m going to see what I can get done. I get lazy with my list making. In fact, I think I’m quite double minded about lists. On the one hand I think; it limits the freedom of creativity and doing those things that pop up. On the other—it steers me and keeps me from flitting around like a butterfly; in search of the sweetest nectar!
I admit. I’m flighty like that.
I found this little flower in the bar ditch outside our fence-- I thought it looked a lot like Petunia; but the flower is much smaller. I looked it up and I’m wondering…Is this Ruellia? I’m not sure. But it’s pretty. I thought, if it is so hardy and can grow near the road in a dry climate—maybe digging it up and planting it in my flower beds might be a good idea. It would grow with hardly any help from me and I could see it more often.
I can’t remember why I was out in the bar-ditch (with Ruellia?).
Besides making list: I’m taking some time to be a little more contemplative—thinking a little bit more about personal matters; health, home, and hospitality (family). I’m spending more time in prayer— I don’t believe it is right to ask for more, without the gratefulness and gratitude for what I’ve already been given.
God has blessed me with much.
~~Passage I’m studying this week: Paul’s Sermon on Mars Hill
How are you getting on this late in summer? Winding down? Getting ready for back to school? Making a list? Taking time to show gratitude? Tell me, I’d love to know.
To get an idea of what might be on my list: you can read here (more painting) and here
Til next time, Be Blessed!