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Gifts

A friend whose love for me is more important than which one of us is right.

Six-year-old can’t sit still, smiling eyes, sounding out the letters to make words.

Eight-year-old studying her script, and I catch a glimpse of the young woman growing inside her.

Puppy watching intently as I hustle out the door, devoted beyond reason.

Late-night conversations that leave my mind racing with wonder at all that my life has been and will be.

Exhausted husband soundly sleeping, and I grind the coffee beans, setting the pot to wake him far too early for tomorrow’s chores.

Gifts come and go so quietly; I want to hold each moment, but must continue so I do not miss the next.

When I think my heart is full enough, I open my hands and receive even more.

Matthew 6:19-21
“Don’t store up treasures here on earth, where moths eat them and rust destroys them, and where thieves break in and steal. Store your treasures in heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy, and thieves do not break in and steal. Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be.”

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