Friday, April 13, 2007

March in the Rearview Mirror...

I know that I am really late with the monthly summary of March. However, I am taking the better late than never idea to heart about this. I think that summing the month up really helps me realize how far I've come in the month. So here it is...

March has just seemed to fly by and I really can't believe the whole month is gone already (not to mention the fact that it is half-way through April). Looking back at the posts from March, I realized how busy it was and all that mt DH and I accomplished.

As far as our house is concerned, it had an outdoor face lift. Where there were once empty flower beds, there are now a variety of flowers and pretty green foliage. We also put a Bradford Pear in the back yard. The rest of the hack berry tree that my DH and I were working on has been cut down and the stump has been ground.

I did have the wonderful opportunity to visit with my family in Florida for a week in March. it was so wonderful to get to see them and spend time with them. I really can't believe I have lived in Texas for almost 9 months. Seeing my family and having to say goodbye to all of them really made me want to move back to Florida.

I guess that you could say that March was a month of realization for me in some ways. God really used a close friend of mine to point out some areas of my life that needed some improvement. I have been making a conscious effort to not let fear and anxiousness have any part in my life. Instead, I have been trying to speak peace (that I can only get from God) over my life and rest in Him. Because as I wrote about before:

"Waiting on God requires the willingness to bear uncertainty,
to carry within myself the unanswered question,
lifting my heart to God about it
whenever it intrudes upon my thoughts."
~Elizabeth Elliot

So March as a whole can be summed up with these verses:

"Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by
prayer and petition,
with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding,
will guard your hearts
and your minds in Christ Jesus."
~Philippians 4:6-7

1 Comment:

Julieann said...

I really enjoyed reading your monthly summery:)

I can't believe how fast time is flying by too..