Friday, November 16, 2012

Five Minute Friday: Stay

So, school right now is keeping me pretty busy, not to mention the every day overwhelming pressure of being a working Mom, wife and well, I am concentrating on at least getting my Five Minute Friday post up every week. Even if I don't post any other day of the week.

Join me if you like =)

Five Minute Friday

Stay

It doesn't necessarily make sense to me why morning has to come so early. I find myself enjoying the warmth of my covers and the security of my bed, laying alongside my husband way too much. I want to forget that I have to get breakfast for the kiddos and head to work. I want to snuggle up a little closer and wrap the blankets a bit tighter.

But, I can't.

I can only hit the snooze so many times before I make myself get up out of bed. Sometimes an 8 year old boy growing too old for some things but never a early morning snuggle with his Momma makes it into my bed before I pull the covers back and climb out, so I stay a bit longer and linger in the fleeting minutes of a boy wanting to snuggle with his Momma.

And that is how I know when I open God's Word and find a passage that warms my heart or digs deep into my soul, that I, too, need to not outgrow getting close to my Father. He longs for me to stay as well. To stay in His Word and in a close relationship with Him. To be warmed by His presence and to linger just a bit longer.

3 comments:

Julie Anne said...

Ooh, I love the direction you went with stay! I have a hard time getting out of my warm bed in the morning, too! :)

Rachel said...

LOVED what you shared on the prompt stay! What precious moments to cherish with your son, and how precious it is that God wants to spend time with us. Looking forward to following along in reading your blog! =)

Lorretta at Dancing on the Dash said...

Great job on your prompt! Here from the FMF community and it was nice to see what you did here!

Lorretta at Dancing on the Dash