Lately, I've been running. We've been running.
One of the songs that has spoken to me as I've been running... David Crowder's 'I am a seed'.
"I've been pushed down into the ground, Oh how I have been trampled down. Lord I put my trust in Thee. You won't turn you back on me. Oh I am a seed. Oh I am a seed. I've been pushed down into the ground but I will rise up a tree."
Oh, it definitely feels like I've been trampled down many.days. I don't know how many times I have told my little Hayden to make his cars drive on the floor: not the furniture, walls, doors, windows, window ledges, kitchen counters, people... seriously? Some times I do just fold - give in - refuse to say it again - refuse to discipline for disobedience - decide to fight a 'different battle'. BUT I am a seed, and so is he. The toddler-tantrums between our 2 toddlers absolutely wear.us.out. BUT I am a seed, and I will rise up a tree. and so will he.
We have such beautiful, enormous trees where we live.
"Oh I can see it won't be long. Till I break free from what I was.
Your river of GRACE flows endlessly. You won't turn your back on me."
I am so grateful for the opportunity to go out & RUN. It is wonderful for my mind, body & spirit.
The stress-free whine-free zone of the run.
My new blessing: afternoon nap X3 = momma's quiet time for afternoon coffee & reading & blogging & Bible study. I am a seed.
So many feet on top of me, But I will rise up a tree.