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Rely on the mighty Lord; constantly seek his face. 1 Chronicles 16:11
I used to be an intense neatnik. Everything had a place and I wouldn’t rest until it was in it. Some would say it bordered on obsessive compulsive disorder.
Over the years, I’ve relaxed a lot. I’d like to pat myself on the back and claim I’ve achieved balance. But the real truth is my vision has declined. Without my glasses on, I don’t see the dust or dirt, stains or scuffs. Even with my glasses on, they’re so weak, my house looks relatively clean even if I haven’t lifted a finger or a broom in a week.
As a result, I feel lighter and freer. Things look more beautiful to me despite the dirt and dust others may see
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Claire, I love this post! Thank you for the reminder–God is in control no matter what! xoxo
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You aren’t alone in needing reminders, Mom. It seems I learn this, forget it, relearn/remember it again, and, yet again, forget it. Thank goodness God has the patience He does because He certainly needs it when dealing with me!