I've been thinking about this for awhile, and just never thought I could get my words out in a way that anyone would care to understand...
It's New Years and how many times have you heard 'I won't do this anymore', or 'Things will be different for me this year'.... 'I am going on a diet'.... 'I vow to let this go'?? We hear it every single year.
Maybe 2017 will be the big year for you, and maybe it will end up being the worst year of your life. That is the beautiful thing about this life. We cannot predict what the future will hold. I know for my little family, this year will at least be a huge adjusting year, with the arrival of a new babe.
The real kicker for me was this morning at church. Despite it being so hot in the room, I thought I was going to pass out, (LOL) I took away some great thoughts from our Pastor. We were in the book of Job, and he very sternly, but lovingly, told his congregation that, "In order for you to truly know who you are, you MUST first know who God is."
This struck me. It brought tears to my eyes. And made a pit in my stomach. I am guilty of saying and thinking that I know myself so well, what makes me tick, when truthfully, I don't think I do. I want to have a better relationship with God, but I've got to see Him in things that I normally would bypass, because life just gets too busy. I need to slow down, and work on that relationship a little more, because in the end....that's all that's going to matter....
I've decided I'm going to do a Project 365. What is that you ask? Well the concept is simple. You take a photo every.single.day. for one entire year. That seems to be a pretty easy task, considering everyone has a cell phone with a decent camera on it anymore, but I am going to (TRY) to do this with just my 'big girl camera'. Lots of photographers do this project, and I've heard it helps them by leaps and bounds. My hopes through this little journey, is to honor Him. I hope He shows and teaches me new things throughout my everyday life (even more so than He does now) that make me stop in awe of what He has done, can do, and is to me.
I'll be sharing this daily, God willing, and I hope you'll follow along <3
Here's my first photo for January 1, 2017.
Happy New Year Friends <3 ldp