The Blessing of Spontaneity
It rained all night. It was raining this morning. I had planned to finish painting my desk and mow the yard. Since it was not good idea to do either, I decided to be spontaneous.
I took my youngest son breakfast at work. He smiled. I did some grocery shopping. As I was driving across town to go to the bookstore, I remembered how sometimes rainy days can be stressful at work (because the little kids are stuck inside all day). I stopped to get a drink for me and some chocolate for my friends. I stopped at work and got hugs and smiles all around. Also I had a few questions answered so I know the details when I go back to work. I got excited about going back to work and I felt good because I got to see the people I miss being in my daily life. I finished driving to the bookstore. I found wonderful books at great prices. I bought a book on stenciling, making jewelry, a safari animal book for my class, a book on management for my son, and a special cookbook for my oldest daughter. I called my daughter at work and asked if I could come by with a surprise. She said yes. I stopped by and gave her the cookbook which she really likes! When I left, I stopped by my favorite sandwich place and ordered lunch. I came home and found my big hound dog chasing a bee wick (bird) that had gotten in a window I hadn't shut completely. It was hilarious! Finally I opened a window, the bird got out, and my dog, exhausted, took a nap. I looked at the clock and it was after noon and I felt incredible!
It was past the time I usually write my blog but I knew that was okay. I opened my laptop and realized that my heart was full and I felt so grateful! I touched the lives of some of my friends and family and they touched my spirit. What a wonderful day this has turned out to be!
Thank you God, this day, for the gift of spontaneity. AMEN!