As I write this blog Nic is out playing a game of flag football with a bunch of guys from BCM. As he was leaving I said "Please don't get hurt" and in typical Nic fashion his response was "I won't." I've been thinking a lot about getting older and the effects it takes on your body recently (seeing as I am approaching 25 a month from tomorrow). Last Friday I had to have minor surgery and it's been a slow go on the road to recovery ever since. In our Homegroup we've been going through the book of James and last week we discussed chapter 4. I've been thinking a lot lately about verse 14 where he says "Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes."
Our lives are such a gift from God and we should live them to the fullest every day, appreciating every thing we're given. So instead of sulking I will choose to praise God for his many blessings. For the beautiful trees outside my window that look like they're on fire b/c of their rich color, for my incredible husband who has gone above and beyond the call just to take care of me, for my friends who have sent me encouraging emails or texts and brought me food and flowers, and above all else for a God who sent His Son to die for me!