top of page
  • aduenckel

Stop and remember the birds



Recently, my daughter and I were sitting in the Walgreens parking lot. It was a few days before Christmas, and we had entered into the pre Christmas rat race. We were trying to finish up all the shopping, cards, gift wrapping, planning etc. While, I was also trying to finish up all my work tasks before the holidays. No doubt, I was worried about several things. Many, if not all of which, were not necessary to worry about. My daughter exclaimed from the back seat while we waited for my husband to make a few Walgreens purchases, "Hey mom! Look at the little birdie." I was so lost in my own thoughts I did not even hear her at first, but thankfully her little voice persisted.


Thankfully, before it flew away, I laid my owns eyes on the little birdie that had captivated her attention. It was perched on top of a stop sign nearby. When I saw where the bird was located, I smiled. It was if if God was sending me a personal message to stop worrying.


“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air; they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And can any of you by worrying add a single hour to your span of life?" (Matthew 6:25-27).


As you start the first full week of a new year, what is on your mind? What is causing you worry or anxiety? Remember the birds, take a look at this picture, and know that God has a plan. God is taking care of it. God is in control. So go ahead, spread your wings, surrender, and be free giving everything over to God!

9 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Intentionality

I have been thinking a lot about intentionality this week especially when it comes to the life of Christ. While Jesus carried out his ministry here on earth he displayed this impressive intentionalit

The Possibilities Are Endless

New Years Eve has always been one of my very favorite holidays. I love a fresh start. I love that feeling you get when everything is new, and the new year is full of hope and possibilities. It is e

Twinkling Hope

My husband's favorite Christmas movie is National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. When we bought our house he immediately shared his dream with me of having a lit up property at Christmas time just lik

Comments


Post: Blog2_Post
bottom of page