Little things can be irritating
Little things can blow up
Little things can be the most amazing things in the
In the midst of our hectic
lifestyles it is easy to be overwhelmed by responsibilities and demands.
Grinding out each day as if it were a product
on an assembly line turns life into a loathsome existence. But stop…listen…look
around and see the beauty of the little things; the things that, to some are
frivolous, yet at their core are the essence and beauty of life.
There is nothing more beautiful than the simplicity of a
Crying, feeding and
changing can overwhelm a parent to the point of forgetting the miracle that is
brought into the world; small, helpless, and totally dependent; the joy that is
felt at the moment of birth, and the pain forgotten in the rapture of new
There will be plenty of time to
worry about schedules and potty training, but in the moment revel in the
marvelous mystery given to us by God.
“Unless you are born again you cannot enter into the kingdom of God.”
There is nothing more refreshing than the “tickly”
Recently we experienced severe
and the threat of tornados. As awe-inspiring as its power was, it drove us into the basement for
protection, but the “tickly” rain falls gently
to cleanse and refresh. When my
granddaughter was here for the summer we would run out into the “tickly” rain
and soak in its refreshment and laugh and dance in the little drops. Torrents will come and replenish the earth
with its much needed water, but the “tickly” rain affords a moment for the
heart to sing in the blessings of God.
There is nothing like a stolen kiss.
Romance is a lost art, and time to cultivate
deep and lasting relationships forgotten in the muddle of life.
Stolen kisses are unexpected, but always
desired from the one you love.
the heart of young and old aflutter, and bring a smile that remembers the passion
of days gone by.
Gifts are great, fancy
dinners, and nights on the town are appreciated, but it is the little touch,
the stolen kiss, when it is least expected that matters the most.
It expresses satisfaction and hope, love and tenderness.
I want to do more little things in my life and less big
I want to take time out for
a hug, a kiss, or to hold hands on a walk.
I want to dance in the rain and feel the embrace of my wife riding
behind me on the motorcycle.