It was a moment I asked God to cement into my mind. Minutes of sitting on the floor in our bedroom with our almost 4 year old daughter, fresh out of a bath, windows open, rain and thunder and lightning delighting us all. We laughed, she cuddled, smiles so wide. One of those, “Jesus, you are the best and this life is precious,” hours.
“One of my favorite spiritual practices as of late has been noticing. Paying attention. Taking note. Becoming aware of what’s going on within you and around you in any given moment. This can sound really…navel-gazey. But that’s not the point. The point isn’t to be self-absorbed. The point is to be self-aware and to turn up the volume on the whispers and nudges of your soul. It’s not about fixing anything, at least not right away. It is about making room to hear your inner wisdom. Why? So that as you are navigating your relationship with yourself, with the folks you love and with the work you do in the world, you’re able to show up authentically.” Bethaney Wilkinson, #
(And yes, I did open her blinds so she could fall asleep looking at the rain since her face was so adorable as she asked.)