Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Thankful Thursday: Time

Today for Thankful Thursday we are meeting at Women Taking a Stand. Laurie has a great post about time. She talked about the end of a school year, and I totally know what she means. This kindergarten year for Caleb went so quickly for us. Also this year my younger brother-in- law is graduating from high school. When my husband and I started dating, he was the age Caleb is now! It doesn't seem that much time has passed since we met for him to already be grown up and heading to college! Time does pass quickly and sometimes we don't even realize it as it is passing. It is a gift of God that we need to be careful in using to make the most of each day.

This week I am thankful for...
~ time with my wonderful husband at our Thursday lunch dates this past school year. We both look forward to this time together. I'm not sure if we are going to continue these this summer! Guess we better figure that out!

~ time playing with my boy. He doesn't have any more homework, and it has given us a little extra time after school before Daddy gets home to play. We played Hungry Hungry Hippos one day. Then I started supper and he continued to talk with me about some things that had happened at school. A precious time for sure!

~ time at home. I am one who likes to be home and not gone all the time.

~ time at school. I love being up at Caleb's school and knowing his classmates. I am glad they know my face!

~ time spent waiting. I know God teaches me great lessons in the waiting stage. I want to know the answers now but know He has a plan for this time of not knowing too.

Have a day of blessings!

13 comments:

More Than Conquerors said...

Hi Bethany,

Thank God for blessing you with time with your wonderful husband at your Thursday lunch dates. I am glad you have been able to spend time with you boy too. Such times are so precious! God indeed teaches us great lessons in the waiting stage. I am learning to wait upon Him too. God is good. Thanks for stopping by. Thanks for sharing your thankful heart with us. Take care and have a blessed week.

Warm regards,
Nancie

Bobbie said...

Lunch dates on Thursday sound so wonderful!!

Joan said...

Bethany - it's so true that times passes quickly. Enjoy those moments with your son.

I love your thankful list! Have a blessed day.

Denise said...

Beautiful.

Melanie said...

I have many great memories of playing Hungry, Hungry Hippos with my kids, too! I love it when they pull out that game... it always promises lots of fun and much laughter!

Happy Thankful Thursday!

Rocks said...

Hi Bethany!

I totally miss lunch dates or any dates with the husband :)

Time is indeed important.

happy Thankful Thursday!

sarah said...

I love your gratitude list. Saying thank you always helps me to remember what I do have...

Michele said...

my youngest is also in kindergarten, has went way to fast, my oldest will be a senior and middles son in 8th grade. Its seems like yesterday I was watching them trying to crawl or pulling them self up on the couch and getting so excited of the new things they learning to do. Not sure if I'm ready for the new so much now cause I miss the old. But I know God will help me through these times and cope with them growing up. I'm thankful that God has been part of raising them and that they will take that with them. :)

Have great day!

Bogie said...

Thursday Lunch dates sounds so sweet. Thanks for sharing!

Gina Stinson said...

What a sweet reminder to cherish each moment. Love your list!

Pia said...

time is really important. time spent waiting is something i can very well relate to.

blessings...

Whidbey Woman said...

Time is precious. Enjoy every moment with your loved ones. What a gift! Thank you, Jesus.

Loren said...

Oh Bethany...I love this post and your thankful heart.
Time spent with your little one is precious and to have those moments with him sharing his day will always be one of the highlights :)
Thursday lunch dates...so special! Hope they do continue !!!

Bless you!