Wednesday, April 26, 2017

a moment

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Taking a moment out of finals week to breathe and to note that:

The sky is robin's egg blue // the birds are singing // pizza and potatoes are cooking // La La Land is sitting, brand spanking new, on my desk // a warm breeze is drifting through // the windows are wide open // the bath tub is turning brown from washing little bare feet // the television chatters with Clifford the Big Red Dog // the tree branches sigh in the wind // the screen door slides and clacks // my phone buzzes with short, rosy texts  // there is grace to cover every single one of my nasty sins // & summer is coming, coming, coming.

 "how does a moment last forever?
how can a story never die?
it is love we must hold on to,
never easy, but we try."

To the college students cramming for finals and to everyone else hurrying, hurrying, hurrying through this even swifter life: take a moment. Breathe. Be. Life is short, but we needn't dwell on the shortness. Just breathe. Thank the Lord for joy. Be.

6 comments:

  1. Consider yourself queen of words, my dear. This was beautiful. <3

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    1. Consider yourself the kindest of followers, friend. :) I'm glad you enjoyed this!

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  2. I needed this. I'm so stressed and the thought that summer is merely two weeks away is not helping my motivation. But it's important to soak in the moments and beautiful things amidst the stress.

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    1. Lately I've been overwhelmed with 1) stress as well, and 2) realizing just how fast life is flying by. When did we all forget to stop and smell the roses? I'm glad this resonated with you, dear friend! <3

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  3. This is so beautiful, Bess! You have a way with words.

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