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Treasure the Moment

Posted by Jessica

Jun

23


Stop for a minute.

Four generations - The Lord's faithfulness endures to them all!

Look around you, and think of three things that would typically bypass the eye, yet are beautiful and touching once noticed. Simple things: a child reaching on tip-toes trying to wash dirty hands in the kitchen sink; a little boy coming up, tenderly calling your name, asking you to play with him; the tenderness of a sister who gives you a hug “just because.”

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Bask in the goodness and mercy of your Heavenly Father. He Who orchestrates the years, the days, the minutes, and the moments is worthy of our praise. Pause to remember a few of the blessings He has so freely bestowed on your life. Take a moment to embrace a little sibling or play a game with them. Wrap your arms around the neck of your parents and tell them how much you love them. Take a deep breath, look out the window, listen to the chirp of the bird’s song. Your Savior, your Lord, your Heavenly Father planned all of this! And He did it for you.

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Will you ever regret looking into the eyes of your little brother and saying, “I love you?” Will you look back five years from now, and wish that you hadn’t taken all those pictures together? How often do you give a hug to encourage a sister?

These are all things I need to remember. So often in the busyness of life, I get caught up in what I have to do, the things I have planned, the goals and dreams that I want to pursue. And while these things are good things (and most of them are indeed things that do have to be done), I often miss the smallest of blessings by not taking a moment to look, to encourage, and to praise the One from Whom All blessings flow!

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May we all strive to look at the smallest of details that the Lord so carefully and masterfully puts together and praise Him for the beauty He creates in each day!



6 Responses to “Treasure the Moment”

  1. Olivia Marie Meggs Says:

    Thank you so much, Jessica! I love how simply and yet profoundly you illustrated this point – what a good reminder for where I am right now in life! And, last but not least – gorgeous pictures 🙂 Your happy smiling faces (and adorably cute baby!) bring me such joy 🙂
    Press on for Him!

  2. Elise Meggs Says:

    Thank you for the good reminders : ) I love the pictures! What a cute little bundle of joy!
    Blessings to you all!

  3. Victoria Says:

    Beautiful pictures!

    Amanda’s baby is just darling. 🙂

  4. victoria Says:

    What a beautiful family photo. Gotta love those bow ties!

  5. Thelma Says:

    Love, love, love the pictures! …. and y’all!

  6. Christine Says:

    “Stop and listen” a wonderful reminder to truly appreciate what the Lord has blessed us with and to be grateful for those moments with those we love! Our Lord is amazing and so generous to give us moments to treasure!

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