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Nothing Out of the Ordinary — and Grateful for It

The beauty of an ordinary day. (And may there be many, many more.)

Empty Nest, What's Next? Parenting Adult Children Without Losing Your Mind

sunriseWhen I was young, I craved excitement.

Now that I’m smack-dab in the middle of my life, I pretty much crave ordinary days…you know, those rare commodities when you don’t receive, read, or hear some heart wrenching news about someone near and dear to you or about someone far, far away and unknown to you personally.

Ordinary days.
They are priceless.
Here’s hoping today is one of them.

Elisabeth Elliot writes…On one of those terrible days during my husband’s cancer, when he could hardly bear the pain or the thought of yet another treatment, and I could hardly bear to bear it with him, we remarked on how wonderful it would be to have just a single ordinary day.

How many of us fail to express gratitude for those ordinary days, wishing instead for something better? If you’ve had a single ordinary day recently, why not thank God for it?…

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