“Blow the trumpet in Zion!”
Tonight we dine on pancakes. That’s as crazy as it gets at my house.
Seriously though, I really cannot believe that Lent is upon us. March is a super busy month and will whiz by, I just know it. So maybe I’ll try to slow things down a bit in Lent by intentionally not hurrying and taking my own sweet time.
“Never let a hurried lifestyle disturb the relationship of abiding in Him.”
–Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest
“Lay aside this ardor of mind, which exhausts your body, and leads you to commit errors. Accustom yourself gradually to carry prayer into all your daily occupations. Speak, move, work, in peace, as if you were in prayer, as indeed you ought to be. Do everything without excitement, by the spirit of grace. As soon as you perceive your natural impetuosity gliding in, retire quietly within, where is the kingdom of God. Listen to the leadings of grace, then say and do nothing but what the Holy Spirit shall put in your heart. You will find that you become more tranquil, that your words will be fewer and more effectual, and that, with less effort, you will accomplish more good.”
–Francois de la Mothe Fenelon
Enjoy your pancakes! (I know I will.)