Daily Disciplines: Day Two Hundred Seventy

Giving someone flowers has a special joy like nothing else. It may be simple and it’s probably not going to solve a problem, but what it can do for the spirit makes it the perfect gift.

[My grandma went into the hospital on Wednesday and was in ICU that evening. She’s recovering and doing much better, but it was quite scary for a day or two. I was so blessed getting to take her flowers.]

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Daily Disciplines: Day Two Hundred Sixty Eight

I’ve been very lazy about taking constructive me time. I kept saying that I wanted to paint my nails, but I’d sit and play a game. When I take time for myself to relax I don’t want to just zone out or become a zombie. Living that slight edge life is about living on purpose. So, tonight I painted my nails… Easy to do, easy not to do.

[I may or may not have gotten nail polish on the sink…]

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[…Okay, I did get nail polish on the sink. I’ll clean it up!]

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Daily Disciplines: Day Two Hundred Sixty Five

I’d gotten a day or two behind on my bible reading plan, so I took some extra time to catch up. It was strange that I was reading in Ecclesiastes and felt exactly like Solomon: everything is meaningless! Some days you just wonder what it’s all about, but the good news is that there’s a season for everything and this too shall pass!

[I kept saying I’d get a picture of the pie I made, but I did not. So, I’ve made a second pie and here’s the only picture I have of it.]

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Daily Disciplines: Day Two Hundred Sixty Two

Having guests helps you to wake up to the reality of your living space. When you know people will be over, you shift into ‘clean in-fix it-trash it mode’. It’s a beautiful and horrible thing.

[Photos of the finished pie will be posted tomorrow. Adam and I tested it, and he said it was one of the best he’s ever had!]

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Daily Disciplines: Day Two Hundred Sixty

Love costs you something. I bought coffee for when my mom visits. I do not drink coffee. This is love.

[This was a little stressful. I wanted to pick out a coffee that wasn’t just what my mom would buy herself, but something she might get as a treat. I believe I have been successful.]

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[Here is what I settled on. I picked this because I know about 6 people who like this and drink it regularly.

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