From Here to There
could be a great thing
or a not~so~great thing,
as it all depends on
and what your
You want to be
You will get
But what is your
"There" may be~
when you want what you want,
isn't that what you are focused on
and you will do anything
Oh how my grandson
took every step
to the top,
to get to
what he wanted,
even though what he wanted,
didn't want him~
after he made the climb
to the top
continued on to his next endeavor.
made it to his destination,
because his eyes were
and no one was going
to stop him.
As I watched
his little hands & his little legs
move from step to step,
listening to his little gurgles of joy,
it made me think
of the child~like faith
so full of joy.
He didn't grumble climbing the steps &
it didn't matter if he got the cat or not.
in the moment
enjoying the process
one step at a time.
This little boy
teaching his little 'ole granny
how to live life
with eyes fixed on our destination~
because it is all about the destination.
If the destination was his nap,
he would't have been so joyful,
but the destination was something
that brought him joy~
so much in that
he pursued it
he sought it out.
What is your destination?
Where are your eyes peeled, fixed on?
Is it a something or someone that you wish would change?
Is it the 10 pounds that you want to lose, again and again?
Is it _________________? You fill in the blank
You become whatever your eyes are fixed on.
So what if
at the top of your steps
Peace standing there
Joy standing there
Hope standing there
Love standing there
How quickly would you crawl up the steps?
I bet you would run
and enjoy every step getting there .
HE is There
with open arms
is for us is to~
"Trust in the Lord with all your heart
and lean not on your own understanding;
in all your ways submit to Him..
... He will make your paths straight." (Proverbs 3:5-6)
And all it entails is
fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. (Hebrews 12:2)
By making our destination
He is our
If only I would always remember to
if you would always remember to ~
"Let your eyes look straight ahead;
fix your gaze directly before you." (Proverbs 4:25)
then our way to
will be filled with
is not only standing at the top
on every step to help us get
From Rags to Riches
From Riches to Rags.