I used to want to be part of everything. I used to want to do everything; I hated being bored. I didn’t want to be stuck in doing ‘mundane’ things, and then I had to recover. And that meant…. slowing down, doing less exercise, going less places, and focusing on something that I had neglected for years, my health. It taught me and is teaching me so much about contentment. 1 Timothy 6:6 has pretty much been the theme of my life for the past few years, ‘But godliness with contentment is great gain,’ as healing has been happening.
(I’m kind of fudging the rules a little bit for Meg’s Week in Review: I’m calling this sort of the ‘2 Year in Review’ because I’m feeling nostalgic.)
These past 2 years of being mostly at home, doing a calm job day by day, training dogs, not doing much traveling, and doing small things every days has taught me that I can enjoy God in the mundane. I don’t have to think that I have to go on a huge adventure or travel to another country in order to enjoy God’s goodness. I can enjoy God’s goodness in: