I hope you enjoy it.
God Bless, Amy:)
We always have a lot of these gorgeous butterflies around our home.
They fly away.......
and then they come back......
with more of their butterfly buddies.
What is interesting to me, is what attracts them to our yard. You probably can't tell by just looking at the pictures, but it is not the beautiful surroundings. What attracts them to our yard is our dog Allie's
I remember thinking one day, as I watched a lot of them flying all around her
Then God pointed out to me how hypocritical and judgmental I was being towards these beautiful creatures......It was almost as if I heard Him say, "Amy, isn't that exactly what you do sometimes?.....I created you in My image, but look what some of your time is spent doing....gossiping, watching inappropriate television programs, worrying, not helping out at church as much as you should, reading romance novels instead of reading My Word........"
The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly.
Then I thought about how the butterfly leaves the
As Christians, don't we do this same thing?......Sometimes we drag our friends and family members into things that are "wasteful" activities, because we don't want to be alone in them. And sometimes we follow our friends and family members into these same types of "wasteful" activities, because we don't want to feel left out, or seem different than anybody else.
He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.
I looked up the definition of waste on Wikipedia.
Waste is an unwanted or undesired material or substance. It is also referred to as rubbish, trash, garbage, or junk depending upon the type of material and the regional terminology. In living organisms, waste relates to unwanted substances or toxins that are expelled from them.
So much time in our lives is wasted on waste.
Humbling, isn't it?
There is so much to learn about life from just a simple observation........