There are things we have no control over.
But we can control our own perspective.
Our perspective lined up with truth
controls our actions and then feelings.
If you think of today as building a sundae
I’m placing a cherry on mine.
How about you?
Sure, its cloudy outside.
Errands to run. Appointments to keep.
Papers to write. Bills to pay.
But this is not any ordinary day.
No, today pulsates with life.
I have never experienced today
And I want to give it my very best.
My very best for the King.
I quickly review the gifts all around me
All the friends I know and dearly love
And most of all, Jesus
Who walks and talks with me.
Together we will live this day to our best.
Spreading sunshine wherever we go.
Being sensitive to the needs all around
And deliberately reaching out and touching another
Loving and caring and sharing myself
Singing His Song wherever I go.
But sundaes need whipped cream.
So that means ordinary becomes extraordinary as I intentionally connect with another
Meet the eyes of the clerk at the counter
Smile and say “Good Morning”
Offer to carry that bag of groceries for the woman as she walks across the street.
And sundaes need cherries.
And I’m planning to meet with a new friend and spend time together.
Hearts beating together
Sharing life and love.
Yes, that’s my plan of having an extraordinary day.
Sure, there will be surprises along the way.
My day might have a nut or two
But I’ll chop them up and they’ll add flavor too
Everything serves His Purpose
When we let it His have it.
But when I intentionally plan to make it a cherry topped day
That changes everything.
How about you?
A cherry topped day for you?