I'm sitting on my couch in the quiet early morning hours, trying to transform the peaceful contentment I am feeling into words. Minutes tick by, and I am still basking in the calm, wishing that words were not required to convey the serene sense of security. Drexel awakens, and greets me happily, but not frantically, his tail's soft thump thump thump providing background accompaniment to the morning's natural song. If I could bottle this up, I would.
I've never published a visiting teaching post for the current month so late in the month, but this month's visiting teaching message is perfect for Christmas, so I'm going to go ahead anyway. This month's lesson is: Divine Attributes of Jesus Christ: Compassionate and Kind. When I read the quote by President Monson ("Let us open the door of our hearts, that He--the living example of true compassion--may enter") I knew I wanted to create something indici a door. I printed this image on a 4x6 piece of photo paper, with a landscape orientation. Then I folded the sides in, to meet at the middle, and cut the top and bottom, to form a heart. I glued red cardstock on the back of the photo paper, and wrote the quote on the front. Photo: the front of the handout, a red heart with the caption, "Let us open the door of our hearts, that He--the living example of true compassion--may enter." Photo: the inner part of the handout, a photo o
Well, technically only 6 days now, but who's counting? (Ha ha--millions of people are counting the days!) This week's list will be as scattered as my to-do list, and with no time to spare, let's jump right in:
I've been offline a lot this past week, for a very good reason--my sister traveled all the way across the country to come visit me! We did touristy things all week and had a really nice time just spending time together.
Have you ever had the experience of having tons to do in not a lot of time, and yet, time seems to stretch to accommodate all that is required? That has been my experience this week. My thankfuls might read like a to-do list, but I am so thankful that I could accomplish them (with help from above and friends!)