Thursday, April 26, 2007

Just a "quickie" ...

and not that kind either....ewwww! Mind out of the gutter.

Moving on....
Today is one of those curl up in your warm fuzzies, sip hot chocolate, and have a roaring fire kind of day. It's gray, dreary and rainy but not in a bad way. Does that make sense? I love these kinds of days! I am not, however, particularly motivated by them but they are wonderful and relaxing. Even with a million things to do this week I can't help having that peaceful, all right with the world feeling today.

I'm listening with quiet joy to my kids happily playing downstairs, thinking about the abundance in which we live here in North America. My hubby and I watched Blood Diamond this weekend. In all the pain and horror of the world there are decent people just trying to live and raise their kids. It was hard to watch and hopeful at the same time. Who am I to complain about the fact that I can't shop as much as I want or if I wanted to throw a party for 40 people (which funny you asked, I actually do) the plates might not all match.
...In a completely random thought, how much do people actually care if their plates match? Why do I care? Am I prideful? Hmmm....
Anyway, this is a very long way of saying I found myself with very many things to thank the Lord for today:

I love this picture of my niece at Easter. She's hunting for eggs and looking so cute....


4 comments:

Kimberly said...

Don't you hate how simple words get ruined by innuendo? Quickie is such a cute word all on its own, isn't it?

We had a dreary cloudy day that we enjoy to the fullest as well. Lots of cuddling and watching the wind blown trees out the window. The sun has just poked through though, and that makes me smile as well.

Definitely so much to be thankful for.

I only have 32 matching plates. My husband thinks I'm crazy.

Kristen said...

Thank you for the gentle reminder for thankfulness. We had a beautiful sunny day here, so warm and I have played with my kids and luxuriated in the sun. Thank you God:)
Great photo! What a cutie!

shay said...

Kimberly,
you win! I only have 16 matching plates! My dream is 32 lol.
I only have 12 of the plastic deck ones which is what I want more off.
S

Rebecca said...

matching plates?? what are they?

I love those gloomy rainy daze too - no need to feel guilty for being a slob