Passion



Passion is a gritty kind of love, tough and

optimistic enthusiasm that overcomes negativity and inconvenience to make it

through to the end. (10,000 Reasons Overflow)


Monday, May 26, 2008

Lawn Care

Well, it’s one of those days, the kind that you don’t eat breakfast until lunch time. Yes that’s right… I think they call it brunch, I call it lazy… But we did have homemade waffles and bacon. Bacon is a sacrifice because the whole house smells like bacon for days.

You can check out my new pictures on my 1000 memories page. There is some good stuff, and if you look at the pics of my lawn… some not so good stuff. Admittedly, I have abused and neglected my lawn for about two years and it shows. Just like my outsides, I’ve pretty much abused and neglected that too. It’s funny because eventually everything around you matches how you feel inside. Not that I’ve been neglected and abused but not necessarily joyous aobut everything, worrying about a lot of things that I shouldn’t. It’s time to really take care of home. Also, not htat I don’t take care of home but sometimes I spend a lot of time outside the home which means that I have to take short cuts in other places. Maybe not everyone else is concerned about taking care of their home front, but I am. It’s time to buckle down, it’s time to stop living large, and its time to take care of home.

I’ve been planning my garden, thinking about how I am going to work on the garden, the lawn. I’ve also been thinking aobut how I am going to prepare the garden of my heart, how I am going to spend time in the Word, loving the kids, doing things for me and for them. Balance.

There is something most people don’t know… if you want a great lawn, the key is to have strong grass. Strong roots so that weeds can’t penetrate in the lawn. Yes, it’s not really about weed killer. And isn’t that really true about our lives, if we want a healthy life, it means having strong roots. Having strong roots in your lawn and in your heart takes preparation. It takes purposefulness. It means watering, cultivating, and loving.

2 Tim 2:21 If a man cleanses himself from the latter, he will be an instrument for noble purposes, made holy, useful to the Master and prepared to do any good work.

1 comment:

Sara said...

Maybe not everyone else is concerned about taking care of their home front, but I am. It’s time to buckle down, it’s time to stop living large, and its time to take care of home.

that's exactly how i feel. time to live smaller but better. sometimes life can be like an all you can eat buffet; more doesn't mean better.