Tuesday, March 4, 2014

One Day…

I know that there will be one day when I will treasure this picture.

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It is evidence of my babies playing with their toys.  It shows where little hands have been and it shows where an imagination has been used.

One day I will not even remember the frustration of toys all over the house or how I long to have all the rooms in our house picked up (and kept that way while I do other tasks throughout the day).

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I want to remember the giggles and happiness of a new toy.  I want to remember the innocence of having nothing to do each day but play and find the fun in everything.

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I want to remember these precious everyday moments that I am blessed to spend with my children.  Each day we are at home living, loving, and learning together.  This is a treasure.  It is a blessing from God and I really do not want to overlook how precious these days together are. 

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This quote pops into my mind often when I am having those long, hard days... 

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I know it is so true and I really do not want to take even one of these normal, busy, loud, crazy days for granted.  I made this photo in our yard when we had the big snow a few weeks ago.  I know we all are getting spring fever around here but I still love this photo and I think I might enlarge and frame it.

But what about you?  Are you cherishing these crazy, busy, messy, (and often at my house LOUD) days that God has blessed you with?
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2 comments:

  1. I love it. Great post, and my boys would love that Monsters University play set. Too cool! Or am I the one that wants to play with it?

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    1. Thanks April!! And yes, we often end up with toys, not because the children have asked for them but because Daddy + Mommy think they look neat. :)

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