We women have a lot to learn about simplifying our lives. We have to decide what is important and then move along at a pace that is comfortable for us. We have to develop the maturity to stop trying to prove something. We have to learn to be content with what we are." ~Marjorie Pay Hinckley~

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Sunday, March 18, 2012

Consider the Lilies

con·sid·er (kn-sdr)

v. con·sid·ered, con·sid·er·ing, con·sid·ers
1. To think carefully about.
2. To think or deem to be; regard as. See Usage Note at as1.
3. To form an opinion about; judge: considers waste to be criminal.
4. To take into account; bear in mind: Her success is not surprising if you consider her excellent training.
5. To show consideration for: failed to consider the feelings of others.
6. To esteem; regard.
7. To look at thoughtfully.

To think carefully; reflect: Give me time to consider.

I love to watch a child who is contemplating the world. I've heard it said to never interrupt a kid who is in deep thought. I feel the same way about independent play going on, or instrumental creations or those made up songs he sings. No comments, since as soon as I do, the trance is over and the moment seems lost. Something amazing is going on inside that head and I love to follow the little ponderer from a distance.

Also fun is to look through the peep hole or window at nursery at church. Always a surprise. Sometimes happy Lukas. Sometimes frustrated Lukas. Sometimes standing-there-completely-lost-look-on-his-face Lukas. The Lord has extra blessings for nursery leaders I am pretty certain. Sure love ours.

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