I receive encouragement daily in my email inbox. This morning there was a challenge. Write for 5 minutes on the prompt "Still" unedited, just write.
|My Morning View - Be Still
But Fridays are my rush morning to clean the house and still get to work at a reasonable time, mid morning. Add to that I overslept a bit and I am already behind.
So I set the timer for 5 minutes, here goes:
Friday - Be Still
Still here :)
Sit & be still - laundry started, list in my head to get the house cleaned & to work by 10.
Words of encouragement in the morning that fill me, while I choose to be still.
The morning's sounds start to multiply.
The birds, near in the front yard, window open and at the neighbors trees - the orioles announce their arrival at the feeder.
Be still - I grabbed stillness at lunch yesterday & sat on the back steps at work. The sun's warmth & the air's coolness on my skin....
and the the 5 minute timer went off, and I thought I would have a hard time filling 5 minutes!
...prompted me to rest my head in my hands, close my eyes & pray...for others. I slipped in & out of a long awaited peace-refreshed & renewed to continue.
Be still - not always easy - but always worth it.
Ok, now I need to get up and moving.....Find sometime to be still today...peace to you