The older I get, the more I realize that it really is the simple things in life that make us happiest. Things that sometimes go unnoticed because we’re so busy.
Then there are those things that stop us in our tracks. Like when I woke up the other morning to this.Now if you live I a place where you’ve been hammered with snow for the past few months, this is no big deal. But snow is rare in north Texas. Seven inches of it is record-setting. And the way I see it, this was God’s gift to me.
We haven’t seen any wintry precipitation all winter. So, about a month ago, I prayed and asked God if He might allow me to see a few snowflakes.
Last week, we saw sleet, freezing rain and, yes, a few snowflakes. Enough to appease this Michigander’s heart.
But you know, we serve a God who is able to do “immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine.” Believe me, this was beyond anything I imagined.
What makes you smile? Do you take the time to linger on those unexpected pleasures? Or is life such a flurry of activity that God has to stop you in your tracks?