Wednesday, March 12, 2008

the squirrel

I was sitting at my kitchen table today eating lunch and a squirrel skittered down the tree out the window. I saw him for all of a minute, but the impression I got was of a carefree little being.

It didn't seem fair! God created us to have a full abundant life, and yet (and I'm sure I'm not alone) I am down and stressed and tense and trying to DO so much... God cares for me more than he cares for a 'dumb' animal (in the sense that they are not made in his image), so I've decided (or maybe I heard?) that life for me should be as carefree and enjoyable and stress free as the squirrel's seems to be. It will be deeper, and of course there will be challenges, but life for me is meant to be abundant.

Like that squirrel - a great happy joyful life.