After a long absence, it’s time for me to rejoin Sabbath Moments, a meme hosted by Colleen Spiro at her blog, “Thoughts on Grace.” Join us and read about our special moments from the week, those times of being refreshed in simple ways. Or share your own little sabbaths with us!
I’ve been working for a few weeks at a local insurance agency. This week my boss complimented me to one of the business’s owners–and doesn’t it always make your day when folks say good things about you? Having my performance praised was certainly a “sabbath moment” for me. (And as some of you know, my frustrations at not even being able to find work have been exasperating, so knowing that things are going well at this job have done a lot to lift my spirits.)
Some of our friends and relations have blessed my parents and me lately by providing us with some excellent meals while my mother recovers from the surgery on her wrist. We’ve enjoyed some chicken dinners and lasagna, among other things. Good food always makes for a great “sabbath moment,” right? 😉
According to the book of Proverbs, “a merry heart doeth good like a medicine.” So we spent yesterday evening getting our dose of laughter medicine by watching “America’s Funniest Videos” on TV. Watching the nutty antics of people and animals has to be proof positive that God indeed has a sense of humor!
And speaking of funny videos… I came across this one on YouTube this week, and it brought a big smile to my face. So I’ll share the smiles: