Thursday, December 26, 2013
The View From the Bed
My favorite view in my home is the view from the bed. Each night when I climb into bed to read for awhile before I sleep, I first stop and take in the view.
The copper dry sink belonged to my grandmother, and when my step-father went into the assisted living Alzheimer's home, I brought this treasured piece of furniture home as it was too big for his room.
When I take in the view, I see all of the things I treasure most. Favorite pictures of family and friends from long ago who no longer exist in this physical world of ours. Favorite books - the kind you recommend but do not lend. Wonderful treasures made by treasured friends. Somehow being surrounded by these things and seeing them before I sleep, comforts my soul. It reminds me of how lucky I am - what a beautiful and good life God has given me. It reminds me of who to pray for when I say my prayers.
Why not make yourself a little comfort corner in your home - it can be a place of peace. May you have many blessings in the new year.