We have a full house this weekend. Stacey and Adrian are here and Julian will be flying in from Johannesburg this afternoon. We’ve just come in from breakfast with S&A and now I’m getting the blog posted. and then, Mike and I are off to a golf competition. Yesterday, on our way home from Aquila, we stopped at the golf course he is playing at. He played 9 holes to get a feel for the greens and to see the lay of the land. It was cool and overcast and there had been a bit of rain.
There are a lot of water hazards on this golf course, including a wide river…
My gratitude picture of the day comes to you in the form of a 45 second video. When Mike has a birdie opportunity, I try and remember to video it. Most times it doesn’t go in. I nearly didn’t record this one….but look how close he got….
Fantastic! It was such a monster putt!
From good to not so good. Maybe you are not feeling so happy today…
I’ve started reading Lamentations in the Old Testament. The author wallowed in the dreadful times he had suffered. But from chapter 3 vs 20, he made a choice to change his thinking:
“I well remember them, and my soul is downcast within me. 21 Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: 22 Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail. 23 They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. 24 I say to myself, “The Lord is my portion; therefore I will wait for Him.”
When you are tempted to have a major pity party, remember this: YOU have to change your thinking & call to mind all the good things God has done. Thinking about the Lord will not only change your life, it will change your day!
Keep the smile going.
God bless you.
In His Grip