Lookin’ for Love…Gifts in Nature

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So I have this little rock that sits on my windowsill above my kitchen sink.  It’s been sitting there for a couple of years now.  It isn’t anything fancy.  It’s rough and it’s rugged!  But it’s special!

It’s special because my girls gave it to me.  They found this little treasure-of-a-rock while playing in the back yard and they couldn’t wait to show it to me. This is no ordinary rock…can you see it? Do you see its shape?  The girls and I see it every time we look at it!  A heart!

Gifts in nature. RYGblog.comI keep it in my windowsill above my sink because it’s a sweet reminder of my girls and how much love and enthusiasm they bring into our family.  It reminds me that little things shouldn’t be overlooked as they can have great impact!  It reminds me of what treasures are to be found in Creation and how our hearts can be filled by the beauty and awe of it!   It reminds me of how important unstructured play and exploration is and I’m so thankful our girls embrace that!  This little rock is a reminder to me that if I slow down enough I won’t miss the special surprises, the little love notes, made for me to enjoy in Creation.

This month of February, I encourage you to pause and breathe and look for these little love notes…these simple gifts in nature are there just for you to enjoy – gifts that will fill your heart with joy…a blooming flower, a beautiful sunrise, unique cloud formations, a sweet chirp of a bird, the warmth of a sunbeam, and so on.  And if you happen to find a heart-shaped blessing in nature…please snap a photo of it and share it with us!  I’d just love to share a collection of those photos…I’m all about sharing the love this Valentine’s season!

Hope you have a nice weekend!
Britt initial

 

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4 Comments

  1. Shannon P. on February 8, 2014 at 2:45 pm

    Love this post, love the beautiful rock gift, and love those sweet girls of yours! So enjoying RYG’s website & blog!! Hugs!

    • Brittany Scott on February 8, 2014 at 3:12 pm

      Thanks so much She-She! Love seeing all the pics of you and your precious family on FB enjoying the outdoors! Thanks for your kind words and for supporting RYG! Hugs back, B.

      • Debbie on February 9, 2014 at 5:53 pm

        What a unique rock! Just like your two lil girls!! Miss you guys and love the site!

        Debbie

        • Doug Scott on February 9, 2014 at 6:43 pm

          Thanks Deb…and I’ll take that as the compliment that I’m certain it was meant to me…your being one of my more unique friends! Take care and we miss y’all too! Take care, D.

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