Friday, August 28, 2009

Late Summer


Fifty nine degrees this morning as I sip my coffee! It rained overnight, such a pretty sound. The mornings are cooler and the days are edging away from eighties as we speak. The air tastes different, does that make sense?
I remember very clearly in March thinking that winter would be the end of me! In April I started to think I might survive. In May I anxiously awaited t-shirt wearing, no socks warmth. I'm not exactly tired of summer but when I awaken to the obviously late season morning, I love the way the crisp air feels when I inhale.
Today I am thanking God for the gift of enjoyment. I'm grateful for the ability to notice the wonderful things He surrounds me with and that even when all of life is not framed in perfection, beautiful details are visible to my naked eye. When I sat down in my quiet Ricardo Room, it was almost too cool with the windows open. That made the steamy cup of coffee in my hands even nicer by contrast.
And the Holy Spirit said, "Enjoy this."
Whatever your day looks like, relax your brow and look a little deeper until you find something lovely. And enjoy it.

5 comments:

Amrita said...

Have a good weekend

Jada's Gigi said...

As I get...ahem...more mature...:) I am learning to enjoy living in the moment a lot more.

Deb said...

....was just sitting her enjoying the sound of crickets, inhaling the crisp, cool air, listening to the distant thunder and watching the lightning....

...I love the gifts that God gives us in His creation...and even in the change of seasons (even if I DO complain about the cold in winter!)

Deb said...

...and in case I forgot to comment somewhere along the way...

I'm praying for Danny...and all the siblings and family...

God holds them all in His hand...

Mrs. Mac said...

I've had many melancholy moments the past week. Missing departed family .. those I knew and those that I know about from old pictures and stories about their travels to America.

Some of our maple trees are sporting a few red leaves .. I have yet to finish harvesting tomatoes and other veggies. Not ready to give up the summer .. but what is ahead is a good change.