After hugging it (yup, I really and truly hugged it.) I flipped open the front cover to see if my name and number were in it—like they were supposed to be—so if I happened to leave it laying around again there would be hope of finding it, again.
Guess what's inside the front cover?
I would've gladly crawled under the pew in embarrassment...if it hadn't been so true!
Everyday Life of a Looney
Right there on the front page, right where my name was supposed to be!
The Birdie on my shoulder fell off her perch, laughing hysterically. Between gasps she said, “Cupcake, if the shoe fits, wear it!”
After blushing and looking around to see if anyone had seen or heard that annoying little Birdie, I laughed all the way out to the parking lot.
This is one shoe that definitely fits me. Most of the time I feel like I'm living the life of a Looney. There are days when I think I'm one step from the Funny Farm, and there are days I'm convinced that I'm already there! But you know, that's okay! As long as I know I'm where God wants me, doing what God wants me to do, then I will gladly be a Looney.
and His grace toward me did not prove vain;
but I labored even more than all of them,
yet not I, but the grace of God with me.
~I Corinthians 15:10
Patterings is a collection of the lessons I'm learning. In fact, since started blogging, I've learned to look for these lessons and I'm being blessed time and time again. If I weren't writing, if I weren't a mother and wife, if I weren't living the life of a Looney, I would miss out on the blessings! I would miss out on having God in my life.
For me, being a Looney in the world's eyes has resulted in tremendous blessings for me. It has more than surpassed anything the world might have to offer me. I don't regret being a Looney, not even the teeniest bit. Why?
For it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure. ~Philippians 2:13
That explains it all to me in a nutshell.
For HIS pleasure. Not mine, HIS.
So, what shoes are you wearing?
Green and pink sneakers Originally uploaded by EyeTwoEye
Red shoes originally uploaded by Daemys