With the time change and pending election, I’ve let myself get into a bit of a funk. I’ll admit, I’m totally in the wrong. I am beyond blessed with anything and everything I could ever need. I should be focusing on my blessings, and not insignificant hardships.
I’ve been reminded that renewing our minds with God’s Word on a daily basis is so important, mamas. Honestly, to be at my best, I need to renew it every few hours, at the least. I’m so grateful that the Lord has given us a lifeline in His Word.
Today I would like to share some wonderful things about fall that help to lift my spirits. Instead of seeing the short days as a bad thing, I need to remember that the Lord is offering us sweet rest in these next few months.
We can look at this time of rest with joy, knowing that we have more time to grow closer to Him. More time to study His Word. More time to pray. More time to enjoy our families. Speaking of families, I shared my family’s testimony which was featured in Above Rubies last week on the blog. You can find it here.
There is so many simple joys to look forward to during the fall.
- Studying Scripture
- Family time
- Colorful leaves
- Long walks
- Warm blankets
- Crackling fires
- Hot chocolate or coffee
- The harvest
- Craft festivals
- Good books
- Fall decor
- Dried herbs
- Apple Cider
- God’s Appointed Times (Feast of Tabernacles, Trumpets, etc)
- Time to plan the new year
- More sleep to reset our bodies
- Fall scented essential oils
The Lord is good, all of the time. All of nature speaks of His goodness, and fall is such a beautiful time to get outside with our families.
I’ve come to realize that the little things in life aren’t so little. Simple joys equal big time happiness. Let’s take the time to see the little blessings that surround us today.
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.