Monday, August 13, 2012

Life in Focus

Lately I have been finding myself trying to bring things in my life back into focus....it seems like a lot of the things I want to do with my life have become a little blurry...kinda like this picture......


There is still a lot of color and prettiness here but I just can't really make out the sharp edges that define the objects...

Sometimes it is a struggle because I realize I have already lived over half of my life and I want to spend the rest of my years choosing wisely....but then I forget to have fun and try to do way too much...
and being tired makes it even harder to see clearly......


I have been taking some time this past month or so and reevaluating some of the things in my life....and resting so that it can be easier to bring it into focus once again......



There are so many, many things I still want to accomplish in my lifetime and there are so many interests that I want to pursue.....but I know I can't do it all....but maybe I will try.........how can anybody ever be bored? there is always at least a book to read.....or something to sew..or cook....or a flower to pick...or a weed to pull...or a creative project to start..or something to collect......or a person to think about and smile....or best of all...PRAY.

There.........it seems to be coming back into focus......


 I even have new glasses to get used to...a sharper image to look at.....bringing details with clarity.........




I don't want to waste any of the time I have left in my life..I expect it is several decades but there are also several decades gone....time goes by so fast....children grow up so quickly...and grandchildren cause us to once again slow down and smell the roses...and appreciate life and all it has to offer...

When I looked at my oldest grandson yesterday, he has become a boy....teetering on young manhood...he is no longer a little boy or a toddler but a boy, one that can carry on a conversation with me...and really thinks about things..I cannot even put it into words but one glance at him as he stood in my doorway with  both of his little hands in his pockets....I knew he had turned a corner in his life.....a season has past and he has changed....6 yrs old in a few weeks..he is wise beyond his years and he absolutely has my heart.......in less than 2 months, I will welcome my first granddaughter...the first girl of this generation in our family.....yes, maybe my life is becoming more focused.....being grandmother to these children has definitely taken a more prominent role......it is the role of a lifetime and I don't want to take it lightly.....having their arms around my neck causes everything else in life to pale in comparison.......

YES, I am a lot more focused now.......

thank you for coming by today...

please come again soon....

Mona



2 comments:

  1. I have no time to be bored and folks ask me all the time if I am bored staying at home. There is so much to do and learn just as you said Mona.

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  2. Hi Mona~

    Just wanted to thank you for stopping by, leaving a comment, and following. I shall do the same here.

    I loved this post and it fits in so well with something my friend Gwen wrote about accepting the limitations that God places upon us.

    A lovely day to you...do think about joining us in September's Note Card Party. It is a lovely way to meet new bloggers and to recycle photos you've used on your blog.

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