The Days are Long but the Years are Short

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Searching for the elusive four-leaf clover…

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.”
– charles swindoll

What deposits will you make today?

What will your children remember?

Will they remember the television show or the sunset you watched together?

Will they remember the game you watched or playing catch in the front yard?

Will they remember the song on the radio or the song you were singing in the kitchen?

Will they remember the bug you stopped to look at with them or you yelling “hurry up”?

Will they remember the book your read together or the gossip they heard you repeating?

Will they remember you ordering them to bed or tucking them in for the night?

Will they remember the meal you ate together at the family table or the fast food window?

Will they remember the walk you took with them or the hectic carpooling to wherever?

“The days are long but the years are short.” – Gretchen Rubin

Will they remember the words you spoke? Were they kind? Were they harsh?

Will they remember your morning routine as a happy beginning to their day or “I can’t wait to get to school” kind of morning?

Will they remember you saying how much you love to watch them play on the ride home from the game or will they remember hearing the well-meaning criticism and replay of errors?

What will they remember about today?

What will you remember?

It is always curious to me how Nick views things so differently than me. The smallest detail can be enormous to a child.

Life is short. Childhood is shorter.

Look for the God-filled Joy moments in every day of this season and pray for HIs guidance.

The steps of the godly are directed by the Lord. He delights in every detail of their lives”! (Psalm 37:23 NLT)

And if you let Him, God will guide you every step and detail of the way A Moment at a Time…

Be blessed!

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