The day looms ahead, and it is only seven o'clock. Laundry, swimming lessons, ironing, school work, meal planning, general picking up, preparing meals, an evening meeting plus the phone calls and paperwork that needs to be done. "Ugh," is the only thought she can manage.
Plodding downstairs she stops and switches on the praise music. As her tea brews she stares out the window at the baby cygnet hatched last week swimming with its mama. "Great is the Lord!" feels her ears. Inhaling the raspberry aroma from the tea she smiles. Windows are opened to let in the sunshine. The call of the peacock draws her to the back window. Suddenly the day has promise not just tasks.
"Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things."
What's your mind dwelling on today?
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