The lists, cleaning plans, and disciplined ways of life push into the space needed for joy and wonder. There are days so busy with errand running and house projects that the notion of daydreaming seems foreign.
All of these good things will keep me from the very best thing if I'm not careful. Despite the models we see of people crowding new and amazing projects into every single possible moment, there is nothing wrong with the quiet moments.
The moments with my heart open to Him and only Him. The moments that teach me, that show me the why for all the other things I do. And most importantly, these are the moments that help me to keep my heart open to His leading as I take on the projects that form the rest of my day. And I wonder where keeping my heart open will take me next year....
This was written in five minutes with no editing for Five Minute Fridays over at The Gypsy Mama.