Taking the Time Out to See

LT 1

Ever just feel that the world is just too troubling a place and that you just have to get away for a time?  I do. And I suspect that in this I am not alone. But sometimes there seems to be no time – and no place to get away too. Hey, this world is simply what we’ve got.

My own answer is to look for the little things. The things that make me smile. The things that tell me that God remains in his heaven.

What amazes me is that whenever I do this – whenever I force myself to do this –  I realize, over and over again, that that “somewhere” I need to go is not really that far away at all. It’s out there, all the time, all around me, just waiting..

This morning for instance.  I took my espresso – hot and steamy – out onto the porch and decided to just look for it. For Him.

I put away the cares of this world for a time and just allowed myself to wander. Not far. Just across the porch and out a ways onto the lawn. And when I did, this is what I saw…