- I should go to bed and be ready for sleep by 11pm each night, I know that when I do I feel good in the day, I achieve lots and I don't bite at my children. So how come it has been 12/1am for the last two weeks since dh has not been here?
- I should eat a moderate amount of food and not over indulge because then I feel good about myself and full of energy. The truth is I eat too much, become sluggish and fall into very bad habits!
- I should spend time with God every day and make sure that is a priority
and I'm pleased to say I have been working hard on this last one. Yesterday I felt called to have a day with God and to just lay aside all the other tasks that are on my to-do list. I feel so much better for taking this time and using it wisely.
I'll show you how my day went -
Did the normal and got the kids to school for just before 9am and then came home and did a few jobs around the house. At 11am prompt turned off the computer and left the house, heading for St Albans. The weather was beautiful and this is where I was heading - can you see it nestling above the trees?
A friend had told me about a new car park and I had no idea how to get to my destination, so I just ambled through the park with the Lord as my guide. I delighted in all I saw and thanked Him for this fabulous day. It felt right to sit down and watch the people go by for a while, seeing them feed the ducks and chatter away as I listened to a Joyce Meyer podcast about intimacy with God.
|St Albans Abbey and Catherdral|
What is the obvious thing to do when you are in the Cathedral? Go for a prayer walk around it of course -
It is a beautiful place and I felt very comfortable spending time in prayer with the Lord. After this I walked slowly back to my car and again sat down to enjoy the warm weather and beautiful views while listening to part 2 of my podcast about seeking God and knowing Him on a one-to-one basis.
By the time I got back to pick the kids up I was a far happier Mummy and I can honestly say there was no shouting yesterday. It really does pay to be obedient and do what I know is good for me.
What about you, what have you done recently that has been really good for your soul?
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