Our kids had their first tubing experience this weekend. Well, John Henry tubed once when he was two and was completely unimpressed. So, that hardly counts. Friends invited the four of us to enjoy their lake house, amenities, and friendship. Our kids had the best time. And, we had the best time watching them.
It’s nice to get away occasionally and have uninterrupted time with the people you love most. Away from the laundry. Away from the phone calls. Away from the things that compete for your attention.
It’s in those times you can see your son. I mean really see your son and soak up his expressions and wonder about his thoughts.
It’s in those times you can appreciate the character of your daughter. Where you imagine what she will be when she grows up or you just smile, because, you recognize how much she loves life.
It’s in those times you can hold your husband’s hand without a thought of tomorrow’s bills or who is picking up the kids from school.
It’s in those times you refill your gratitude tank. You thank your heavenly Father that you get to wake up with these people every single day.
And, you know…..
Life is good.
And give thanks for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Ephesians 5:20