DAY 27 (Read Day 1 “OK, Honey. Challenge Accepted!” Post)
Alarm sounds, eyes pop open, a kick with the right foot and sheets uncover all of me. Legs lift and carry me to the bathroom containing baby soaps, baby shampoos and bleached white towels. First of four women to take the shower, with embarrassment I confess, the last to walk out the door.
DAY 22 and 23 (Read Day 1 “OK, Honey. Challenge Accepted!” Post)
A prideful despising of correction leads to justification of our behavior. Justification leads to denial of poisonous character defects which leads to contamination of the heart, ending in death and destruction.
A little confession can go a long way!
To learn, you must love discipline; it is stupid to hate correction. (Proverbs 12:1 NLT)
Pride goes before destruction, and haughtiness before a fall. (Proverbs 16:18 NLT)
Music played softly, bible in hand, and I settled into the comfy spot by the big bay window. Cocoa on my left, steam swirled and curled above it. A rise and fall of my chest, exhale of air and I gazed at the sun rays that bounced color and cast shadows over the mountain. Peace had fallen, (Insert record scratch) until the intrusive ring of my cell phone. One glance at the caller ID and my heart immediately dropped. Teeth clinched and eyes closed, I answered as I attempted to disguise, my disdain for the interruption. I knew better than to be optimistic for a quiet moment.