I’m certain we all had beautiful moments with our loved ones this past week, and hoping you were able to reflect on some of the things that make you thankful.
Lisa, Taylor and I just got home from five wonderful days at Hood River, OR and a house plum full of extended family (30 total for 2 nights) Lots of eating, playing of cards, visiting and catching up, also several of us were able to get out and up the mountain for some boarding! What a blast!
Our visit ended with church service and lunch. I found God’s timing and His message per usual, spot on. Basically, in so many words the pastor was sharing how we all try to gain happiness and gratification for ourselves in worldly things, and how the happiness and gratification that may come from worldly things are all temporary, also that the real change we often desire in life can only come from God, as He is the giver and sustainer of all creation. We are told that, “…all things were created by Him, and for Him:” Colossians 1:16 pastor then said how it would be better for us to think of “how we can fit into God’s plan” instead of thinking how we can “make God fit into our plans.” And isn’t that perfect timing as Lisa and I organize our packing and go over our inventory of things that will be needed on this trip and trying to make it all fit within two carry-ons and one check-in each. No problem 😅