Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Hearts Treasure

This morning I was having some much needed quiet time with the Lord. I was reading from my devotional Bible and the words really struck me today. It made me sit back and think and at that point another Bible verse came to mind. "Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of you heart will also be." Matt.6:21 NLT. (You are now reading my stream of consciousness) This verse led me to reflect on where I store my treasures. I have been a busy bee the last week or so getting my home ready for a much anticipated arrival. I want my house not to be someplace we stay, but where we live, our home. I want my home to be a sanctuary, that reflects my desire to know the Lord and to teach my children about him. I struggle every day with the balance of storing up treasures here on earth or storing up my treasures in heaven. As a stay at home mom, wife, teacher, friend sometimes you loose focus. Gracious sometimes you forget if you brushed your teeth that day. I want to strive to store up my treasure where it counts. I also want my home to reflect a family that knows and loves the Lord. I want my kids to feel at home and comfortable and my husband to look forward to walking through my front door every evening, no matter the kind of day I have had. I want to remember to thank Him for all that He has granted in my life, and be content with what we have, not focused on what we have not. I want my hearts treasure to be the Lord first and my family second, and anything else, well it falls in where it can.


* this is just a side note, i found tripp inside the size small dog crate the other day. his own doing......

2 comments:

leanne said...

love the post. I needed it today. I have gotten away form my devotionals this week. BTW...I don't believe for oneminute that Tripp put himself in that crate : )hahhahaha love ya!

Delena said...

Is that where you store him? ;)